MQA/PA9545 | KPT/N/340/4/0750 (02/2023)
Awarded by Raffles College of Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January / May / September
Duration: 2 years 4 months, Full-time

Course Fees:


SPM / IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits; or
Senior Middle 3 (UEC): Grades BBB; or
International High School Equivalent

A pass in SPM / IGCSE / GCE O-Level English


IGCSE / GCE O-Levels: 3 Credits; or
International High School Equivalent



The Diploma in Fashion Business is specifically tailored to today’s fashion industry, equipping students with relevant business skills and creative elements to succeed in the fast moving fashion industry.

The program allows students to explore their potential in the fashion industry and experience how the industry works, investigating areas such as fashion buying, brand marketing and promotion, lifestyle and trend prediction. At the end of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Acquire and apply knowledge of fashion business to fashion industry.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive technical expertise in fashion business.
  • Identify, formulate and provide creative, innovative and effective solution to fashion business problems.
  • Communicate effectively both in written and spoken form with peers, other professionals and community.
  • Function individually or in teams, effectively, with a capability to be a leader.
  • Understand and commit professionally, ethically and with humane responsibility, in line with the fashion industry code of conduct.
  • Recognize the need for and to engage in life-long learning and professional development.
  • Self-motivate and enhance entrepreneurship skills for career development.
  • Realize and demonstrate effective leadership responsibility.
  • Colour Theory for Fashion
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Academic Reading and Writing
  • Contemporary Fashion, Styles and Trends
  • Management Essential
  • Textile
  • Market Research
  • Introduction to Retail Management
  • Introduction to Brand Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Garment and Composition
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Business Communication
  • Digital Strategies
  • Supply Chain and Inventory Management
  • Principals of Economic
  • Human Resource Management
  • Retail Buying
  • Fashion Promotion
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Internship
  • Retail and Merchandising
  • Fashion Business Project
  • U1: Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian)
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)
  • U2: Creativity and Problem Solving / Entrepreneurship
  • U3: Moral and Ethics in Malaysian Society
  • U4: Co-Curriculum


A diploma in fashion business can fetch a variety of career opportunities. They can be employed both in the retail and manufacturing sectors of the fashion and textile industry. One can work as a fashion brand manager, marketer, buyer, merchandising manager, product manager, business development manager and retail manager.

  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Fashion Marketer
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Retail Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Digital Marketer
  • Event Manager


We produce graduates who are well respected and successful in their creative careers.All our students leave as young professionals, ready for industry and the workforce. You can expect a vibrant and dynamic nurturing learning experience that will see your transformation into a world-class professional.

See more at http://raffles.edu.my/raffles-alumni/

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