TAFE Queensland

Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising / Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

TAFE Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 100769

Level of study: Pathways Programs

Summary

Elevate your fashion career with this advanced dual qualification. Gain the technical and creative skills required to work as a senior fashion designer.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as fashion, industrial and jewellery designers has seen very strong growth in the past few years. Growth in the sector is expected to remain steady with around 4,000 job openings expected over the next five years.

You will gain specialist knowledge across the entire fashion design process, from design through to production and selling. You will also develop advanced skills in clothing and fashion accessories design, garment production, and marketing. Study tours to global fashion destinations including New York, London, Paris, Milan, Hong Kong, Shanghai and New Delhi are offered as part of this course. In addition, in your final semester you will exhibit your fashion range to industry representatives and potential employers at our graduate fashion parades.

Successful completion of this course will give you the specialised knowledge and skills required to work as a senior fashion designer or commercial textile designer. Graduates will also finish their studies with a comprehensive portfolio of work.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 35 elective units.

JOB PROSPECTS

  • Senior Fashion Designer
  • Commercial Textile Designer
  • Dressmaker or Tailor
  • Machinist
  • Fashion Accessories Designer
  • Production Manager
  • CAD Operator
  • Fashion Retailer

COURSE OUTCOME

MST50119 / MST60119 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising / Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 16,000 Per Year Read more32,000 for the entire course
Start date: 23 January 2023
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Mooloolaba Campus

34 Lady Musgrave Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4557
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 16,000 Per Year Read more32,000 for the entire course
Start date: 23 January 2023
10 July 2023
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Mount Gravatt Campus

1030 Cavendish Road
Brisbane Queensland 4122
Australia

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age.

English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0); TOEFL PBT: 506; TOEFL iBT (internet based): 46; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English): 42; Cambridge English: First (FCE): 162; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 162; International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR): 2+ on all skills.

Address

TAFE Queensland
South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101
Australia