UW6214001 - Bachelor Of Applied Arts With Honours (Design Technology)

UW6214001 - Bachelor Of Applied Arts With Honours (Design Technology)

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About Course

Design Technology programme offers a unique approach in teaching through practical work and research. 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 Design Technology programme 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 are introduced to the three areas of specialization:
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Fashion & textile
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.
Student can apply for a loan/scholarship/sponsorship from various organizations namely Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam Malaysia (JPA), Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional Malaysia (PTPTN), state government, statutory bodies and the private sectors. Details can be obtained directly from the respective establishment mentioned. Advertisements for the offer of loan/scholarship/sponsorship will usually be advertised in local newspaper.Student who has obtained a loan/scholarship/sponsorship for their studies at the University, they need to submit a copy of the loan’s/scholarship’s/sponsorship’s letter of offer on the registration day.To assist students, the Student Affairs, Alumni Division (Undergraduate Student) and the Centre of Graduate Studies (Postgraduate Student) will contact the loan/scholarship/sponsorship representative from time to time for
sources of aid.

For local students, you are required to fill the online UPU application. Intake is once a year - September. For International Students, you are required to fill the online form at CGSWeb. Please complete the form before the due date stated in the UNIMAS Intake Calendar. For any questions regarding admissions, please contact Undergraduate Studies Division (Undergraduate Programme) or UNIMAS Graduate School (Postgraduate Programme). 
For further information, please contact:
Natasha Rusdy Wong
Programme Coordinator(DESIGN TECHNOLOGY)
Faculty of Applied & Creative Arts (FACA),
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300 Kota Samarahan,
Tel : +6082-581308
Email : rwnatasha@unimas.my

Offer Level

This course is offered to both Local & International Students

Approximate International Fees

3 Year, 6 Semesters

Available for Local & International Students

Local & International