Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Fashion & Retailing

FACULTY OF CREATIVE ARTS & LIFESTYLE (FCAL), (R3/214/4/0020)(02/26)(A-6401)

This course is specially designed to upgrade the students' skills and knowledge to help them excel in the fashion industry. It enables them to be more creative, progressive, and able to evaluate and respond to fast-changing fashion trends. Skills and knowledge in the fashion field are crucial, for it can determine placement for industrial training which can also lead to career openings in the high-end market.

These insights will be conveyed to students; stressing and emphasising the basic structure and principles of the fashion industry. Competencies gained will equip students with the ability to engage in fashion merchandising, retailing and display using their individual expertise and creativity.

The main objective of this programme is to ensure that graduates excel in the fashion design business and industries related to it. Due to changes in fashion trends, technical skills are always needed to upgrade the productivity of industries. Those who possess the necessary skills and knowledge will always be in demand.


Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Fundamentals of Sociology Principles of Fashion Marketing
Principles of Retailing Fashion Marketing
Design Management Principles 1 Retail & Logistics
Introduction to Management Creative Development
English 1 English 2
Choose One Choose One
Malaysian Studies Moral Studies
Co-Curriculum 1 Co-Curriculum 2
  Islamic Studies
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Fashion Design & Visualisation: Design 1 Fashion Design & Visualisation: Design 2
Fashion Design & Visualisation: Production 1 Fashion Design & Visualisation: Production 2
Textile Design Product Commercialisation
Hair & Face Design Branding & E-Commerce: Build your Brand
Fashion Styling & Coordination: Red Carpet Glamour English Language 4
English Language 3 Malaysian Economy
Choose One Government & Public Policy of Malaysia
Thinking Skills Organisational Behaviour in the Multi-Ethnic Society of Malaysia
Entrepreneurship Work Sociology & Malaysian Industry
Leadership Skill & Human Relations Constitution & Society in Malaysia
Creative & Innovation Skills Comparison of Religions
Writing Skills Comparison of Ethnics
EQ Management Skills Banking & Finance in Malaysia
Decision Making Skills Global Classroom
Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Local Students)  
Year 3
Semester 5 Semester 6
Human Resource Management International Marketing
Electronic Commerce Marketing Research
Brand Management Product Development
Fashion Event Management Retail Operations
English 5 Merchandising & Technology
Internship Professional Practice

* Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) subjects will be introduced from February 2014 onwards as part of government requirement.

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