Design Technology (Honours), B.A. | University Malaysia Sarawak | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
36 months
2311 EUR/year
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The Design Technology (Honours) programme from University Malaysia Sarawak offers a unique approach in teaching through practical work and research.


At Design Technology (Honours) programme from University Malaysia Sarawak the courses offered in this program are designed to educate students to explore and discover new idea and concept through a process of making things, creating new methods and building new theories of design. At the end of the course, students are able to design products and services that are interactive, collaborative and cross-disciplinary, integrated in all areas of specialization. 

The duration of the Design Technology (Honours) programme from University Malaysia Sarawak is 3 years. Students are required to complete a minimum of 120 credit hours in order to graduate. The uniqueness of this programme; besides learning their specialization courses, they also study other specialize courses. Hence, this programme is expected to produce students that are skilled in various disciplines.

Students must PASSED the Elements and Principles of Design (GKR1064) course AND interview at the end of semester one in order to enroll to the selected specialization. Students are required to bring their portfolio and other related materials during the interview.Learning modules offered in Design Technology programme is dynamic. 

For example, the Graphic Design’s module emphasizes knowledge in advertising, multimedia, corporate identity, packaging design and publication design. Industrial Design students will be exposed to: furniture design, product design, transportation design and service design. 

Textile and Fashion Design’s module exposes the students to pattern design in textile, fashion design and the theories of science and technology in the textile field. The academic curriculum for Design Technology programme is based on integration of arts, science, technology and management in order to fulfill the current industrial market and global creative needs.

Career Prospects

  • Graphic: Creative Director, Graphic Designer, Exhibition Designer, Advertising Designer, Public Relations, Packaging Designer, Design Educationist, Print Media Designer, Illustrator, Visualizer, Design Promoters, Design Writer, Marketing, Design Manager, Management, Advertising and Business Field.
  • Industrial design: Corporate Product Designer, Corporate Furniture Designer, Ergonomist, Industrial Design, Consultant, Set Designer, CAD/CAM Designer, Mould Designer, Production Engineering, Project Planning, Technical Sales, Interior Designer, Exhibition Designer, Display Designer.
  • Fashion & Textile: Textile Designer, Textile Colorist, Textile Stylist, Fashion Designer, Pattern-Maker or Hand-Sewer, Fashion Merchandising, Clothing/textile technologist, Pattern Maker, Costume Designer.

Programme Structure

Specializations are:

  • Graphic Design

  • Industrial Design

  • Fashion & textile

  • Design

  • Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCE A Level/ International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)/ AUSMAT graduates recognized by the Malaysian government and approved by the university Senate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2311 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6933 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Malaysian Students RM1,695 per semester
  • International Students RM32,000

Living costs for Kota Kinabalu

2167 - 2880 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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