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Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) Product Design

Product design offers students with a deeper understanding on the diverse topics of product, design and builds expertise in techniques to translate ideas into tangible outcomes. The process starts with research in order to know historical, social and cultural background of customers, their needs, expectations, issues faced and available solution in the current market and trend.  Product design students will explore function, style and manufacturing process to come out with the best design solution of digital modeling using CAID and 3D software to refine the intended design, product geometry and surface aspect. As a result, students will build a prototype based on the intended design. 

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Job Opportunities

Corporate Product Designer, Corporate Furniture Designer, Space Planner, Ergonomist, Industrial Design, Consultant, Set Designer, R&D Design, Design Promoters, Design Educationist, Design Writer, Engineering Production Designer, CAD/CAM Designer, Mould Designer, Draftsmen, Production Engineering, Project Planning, Technical Sales, Interior Designer, Exhibition Designer, Advertising Designer, Display Designer, Marketing, Management and Business Field.

Admission Requirements

Minimum entry requirements to all programmes are Malaysian Higher School Certificate of Education and Malaysian Certificate of Education with a credit pass in Bahasa Malaysia. Applicants with previous professional / industrial experience may be accepted in lieu of some, or all, of the formal academic requirements.

As for the international students, academic qualifications which are considered to be equivalent will be placed into consideration. Applicants will be advised on the matter.

  • STPM with PNGK 2.00, MUET-band 2, interview & audition, art & design portfolio (to be reviewed during interview)

  • Matriculation with PNGK 2.00 (for applicants from matriculation programme only)

  • Diplomas with PNGK 2.00 that are recognized by the university senate (for applicants from diploma programme only) AND pass the USM interview.

For further information, please visit: USM's Admission Department 

Semester Fees

RM780.00 per-semester (recurring fees). The duration of all programmes are 6 semester. 

For details on non-recurring fees please visit: USM's Admission Department


For further information please contact:

Dr. Siti Suhaily Surip


Product Design

04 - 653 4740

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