Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia Faculty of Art & Design

mission statement

The faculty of Art & Design-UiTM, in line with the University's prime objective in offering education for nation building, strive towards premier scholarship and academic excellence capable of providing leadership through dynamic involvement in the art and design field of world-class standards in order to produce globally competitive graduates of sound ethical standing.

international role

The faculty of Art & Design-UiTM has and continues to build formal linkages with international universities and institutions through signing of Memorandum of Understandings and Memorandum of Agreement.

Current collaboration includes areas on

  1. Institutional exchanges between faculties and staff of the institutions
  2. Acceptance of undergraduate and graduate students the institutions for periods of study and/or research;
  3. Organisation of symposia , conferences, short courses and meetings on research issues;
  4. Exchange of information pertaining to developments in teaching, student developments and research innovation and commercialization 
  5. Co-operation in any other areas as agreed to from time to time.
  6. Formal appointments of Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisors from the partner institution.

national role

The faculty of Art & Design-UiTM's involvement at a national and regional level are based on consultation, research and knowledge transfer projects. The university supports this through facilities such as its Research Management Institute, Knowledge Transfer Program and Industrial Attachment Program.

Some remarkable design the faculty sits and consults on board of Malaysian Good Design Mark standards  and advises on the structure of Art & Design

main focus

Diploma certificates with practical Art & Design industry applications 
B.A  and M.A focusing on the theory and practice of Art & Design
Phd with research focus on Art, Design and Interdisciplinary fields

faculties and departments

Department of Fine Art
Department of Graphic Design
Department of Textile Design
Department of Ceramic Design
Department of Fashion Design
Department of Industrial Design
Department of Printing Technology
Department of Photography & Creative Imaging
Department of Foundation Studies
Department if Visual Culture Studies

bachelor level programs

Duration of Study: 3 Years

1.    Bachelor of Graphic Design (Hons.)
2.    Bachelor of Textile Design (Hons.)
3.    Bachelor of Contemporary Metal Design (Hons.)
4.    Bachelor of Industrial Design (Hons.)
5.    Bachelor of Industrial Ceramic (Hons.)
6.    Bachelor of Fashion Design (Hons.)
7.    Bachelor of Creative Photomedia (Hons.)
8.    Bachelor of Fine Art (Hons.)
9.    Bachelor of Printing Technology (Hons)
10.  Bachelor of Visual Culture Studies (Hons)

master level programs

Master's Degree By Coursework
Full Time (Min: 2 - 4 Semesters, Max: 3 - 5 Semesters)
Part Time (Min: 2 - 5 Semesters; Max: 4 - 10 Semesters)

1. AD 701 - Master of Art And Design (Art History And Cultural Management) 
2. AD 702 - Master of Art And Design (Fine Art And Technology)
3. AD 703 - Master of Art And Design (Visual Communication And New Media)
4. AD 704 - Master of Art And Design (Design Technology)


Master's Degree By Research
Full Time (Min: 3 Semesters, Max: 6 Semesters)
Part Time (Min: 4 Semesters, Max: 8 Semesters)

AD 750 - Master of Art And Design

research activity and main areas

The faculty heads the University's Research Group on 'Formgiving' as well as an active member of Research Core area of 'Humanities and Quality of Life'.

doctorate level programs

Doctoral Degree By Research  
Full Time (Min: 6 Semesters, Max: 10 Semesters)
Part Time (Min: 6 Semesters, Max: 12 Semesters)

AD 950 - Doctor of Philosophy In Art And Design

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