Course Details

Diploma in Industrial Design

Southern University College




  • Description

    Industrial Design is the professional service  of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimise the function, value and appearance of products and systems for the mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer.

    The Diploma in Industrial Design curriculum is designed to provide students with  relevant  broad base knowledge and fundamental practical skills in Industrial Design. Students are trained in design thinking, design processes, relevant technical  skills and presentation skills required for this profession. Students will be able to combine research, design thinking, knowledge of materials and processes, human-machine interface  and  consumer  behaviour to execute design solutions for new products or new systems.

    Field of Study

    Audio-Visual Media & Production

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees

    RM 42,500 (USD 10,200)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    February, May, September

Entry Requirements

  • O-Level/GCSE

    3 credits and including interview & portfolio

  • UEC

    Grade B in 3 subjects and including interview & portfolio


    3 credits and including interview & portfolio

  • Others

    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
    And a pass in an interview and a drawing test for all above

  • English Requirements

    IELTS: 4.0
    MUET: Band 2

Programme Structure

  • Overall Structure
    Compulsory Subjects

    Design Fundamental 

    Drawing Fundamental 

    Colour Study

    Computer Graphic Study 

    History of Art & Design 

    Introduction of Photography 

    Professional Practice

    Core Subjects

    Technical Drawing 

    Presentation Technique 

    Materials & Processes

    Products & Models Photography 

    CAD Studies

    Computer 3D Modelling 


    Packaging Design

    Introduction of Consumer Behaviour 

    Rendering Technique

    Workshop Practice I 

    Workshop Practice 11 

    Industrial Design I 

    Industrial Design II 

    Industrial Design Ill 

    Industrial Design IV 

    Industrial Design V

    Elective Subjects

    Foundation English* 

    Desktop Publishing I

    Introduction of Multimedia Design 

    Web Design I

    Fine Art Photography 

    Marketing Research 

    Corporate Identity System 

    Digital Image Processing 

    Digital Graphic Design

    Industrial Training

    Industrial Training

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 42,500 (USD 10,200)

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