Faculty of Innovative Design and Technology

  • Identify basic knowledge and design principles related to creativity and innovation
  • Select practical and technical skills in design process
  • Use elements of creativity and innovation to solve design problems
  • Explain the design ideas in writing and drawing interactively.
  • Demonstrate leadership, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Practicing professional ethics into design, culture, society and the environment
  • Show information management skills and lifelong learning.
  • Present administration and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Industrial designer
  • Industrial design engineer
  • Product designer
  • Product architect
  • Product engineer
  • CAE/CAD specialist
  • Technopreneur
  • Design Researcher
  • Creative Designer
  • Consumer Product Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Automotive Designer
  • Toy Designer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Set Designer
  • Environmental Designer
  • Fundamentals of Design 2D
  • Drawing Techniques
  • History of Design
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Design Drafting
  • Workshop Practice
  • Fundamentals of Design 3D
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Industrial Design Project I
  • Basic Mechanics (Design Technology)
  • Industrial Design Project II
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Materials & Manufacturing Processes
  • CAID
  • Diploma Project I
  • Digital Media
  • Industrial Design Project III
  • Final Project II
  • Industrial Exposure
  • Professional Practice

All below requirements must be fulfilled:

  1. A pass in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/ equivalent qualification with honours in Bahasa Melayu/ Bahasa Malaysia or honours in Bahasa Melayu/ Bahasa Malaysia Paper July.
  2.  Obtain a minimum of Grade C from THREE (3) Subjects in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
  3. Minimum Gred C ONE (1) from any of these subject in SPM:
    • Usul al-Din
    • Al-Syariah
    • Manahij al-Ulum al-Islamiah
    • Al-Adab wa al-Balaghah
    • Hifz al-Quran
    • Maharat al-Quran
    • Pendidikan Syariah Islamiyah
    • Pendidikan al-Quran dan al-Sunah
    • Tasawwur Islam
    • Pendidikan Islam
  4. Minimum Grade D in English.
  5. Pass the interview
  6. No physical disabilities, speech and color blind

Faculty of Innovative Design & Technology,
Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin,
Kampus Gong Badak 21300 Kuala Nerus,
Terengganu Darul Iman

Phone: +609 668 8414
Fax: +609 668 8452


Diploma in Industrial Design has received the quality certificate from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA FA9659) under National Education Code (NEC) 214. This is a full-time study programme with duration is two and half years covering six semesters. Teaching and learning methods for each course are conducted through lectures, tutorials, practical, presentation, projects and industrial training.

Diploma in Industrial Design Program in UniSZA prepares students a foundation for a career in the global product design industry. The Industrial Design course begins with a grounding in design fundamentals, and later focuses on the study of aesthetics, functions, use of materials and manufacturing processes. Students will have the chance to develop innovative designs to improve quality of living and catering human needs. This course emphasizes on problem solving methods exploration in conceptual and functional idea using hands-on skills. Student will be explore fundamental of design process, from developing the ideas to building 3-D model or prototypes while learning the manufacturing processes and marketing strategies. Design projects cover areas such as product, furniture and automotive design.

Duration of study: 2 ½ years