MQA/FA11325 | KPT/N341/4/0079 (02/2024)

Awarded by Raffles College of Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur

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

Course Fees:
RM 37,500 (Malaysian)
RM 49,500 (International)


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


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



The Diploma in Fashion Retail Management prepares students for successful store-based, online and non-store retail operations.

This course equips students with knowledge of retail strategic planning principles that are designed to better position both small and large fashion retail organisations operating in an increasingly competitive global market.

At the end of this course, you will be able to develop retail management strategies required for the fashion retail business.

  • Colour Theory for Fashion
  • Management Essentials
  • Academic Reading and Writing
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Introduction to Retail Management
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Brand
  • Fashion Marketing and Merchandising
  • Contemporary Fashion, Styles and Trends
  • Luxury Retail Management
  • Visual Merchandising for Retail
  • Supply Chain and Inventory Management
  • Economics
  • E-Retailing
  • Retail Buying
  • Fashion Communication
  • Fashion Coordination and Promotion
  • Fashion Retail Project
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • U1: Philosophy and Current Issues
  • U2: Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Malaysian without Credit in Bahasa Melayu)
  • U2: Entrepreneurship
  • U3: Moral Issues in Malaysian Society
  • U4: Co-curricular

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.


Fashion retail management involves using merchandising and business strategy to ensure that products reach customers in the most cost-efficient way possible.

Areas of employment include:

  • Fashion Retail Sales Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Fashion Marketing Manager
  • Retail Specialist
  • Store Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Product Manager


Students who are enrolled in Raffles benefit from a quality education with a well-rounded hands-on experience relevant to the industry. This enables them to improve their career opportunities.

Studying in a multi-national environment enables our students to expand their personal network, be exposed to international perspectives, and greatly enhance career opportunities beyond their home country.

BA (Hons) International Fashion Business (Top-Up) – Awarded by Coventry University, United Kingdom.

The BA (Hons) International Fashion Business course is designed to offer an opportunity to study international fashion business in a creative environment to students with a range of ambitions and interests in fashion who do not, however, aspire to be fashion designers. Students will reflect on global and regional trends in their work and will develop a style that reflects the Asian market, but also allows true global employability.

Course Duration: 1 Year 3 Months

Bridging Modules
Technical Drawings
Product Development
Fashion Journalism
Sensorial Marketing
Core Modules
Future Fashion Innovators
Final Major Project
FutureProof: Personal Development Planning
Elective (Choose 1)
Design Promotion
Global Experience in Art and Design
How to Set Up a Freelance Business

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