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Diploma in
Fashion & Design

  • Overview
  • Structure
  • Study Plan

Overview

The 2-year Diploma in Fashion Design is a great starting point to get an overview of the fashion industry without committing to the full 4-year Bachelor program.
Perhaps you are having a career change after years of working in another field?
Or you have already studied another major and just want to add new skills to your skillset or profile? Maybe you want to refresh your existing fashion skills?
You can learn so much from the 2-year program from basic drawing skills or computer illustration skills to basic pattern cutting and garment construction. You can then decide whether to continue further with Bachelor program or whether to start your venture out into the fashion world.

Structure

The DFD curriculum structure is composed of 33 credits of Core Fashion and Design courses, 24 credits of General Education courses and 6 credits of Fashion and Design Elective courses. In total 63 credits are required for graduation.

Study Plan

Study Plan

Course Code Course Title Credits
  1st Semester  
ESCS1101 Essential Skills for College Success 3
ACWR 1102 Academic Writing 3
 MATH1103 Mathematics 3
 SOAP 1104 Software Applications for Fashion 3
DWFI 1105 Drawing and Fashion Illustration I 3
  Total 15credits
  2nd Semester  
PRSK 1201 Presentation Skills 3
 PBSP 1202 Public speaking 3
INMG 1203 Introduction to Management 3
SSFA 1204 Fashion Social Studies 3
ACFI 1205 Foundations of Accounting and Finance 3
  Total 15credits
  3rd Semester  
PMGC 2101 Pattern Making and Garment Construction I 3
INAC 2102 International Art Culture 3
MRKT 2103 Introduction to Marketing 3
HIFA 2104 History of Fashion 3
 ENVS 2105 Environmental Science 3
  Total 15credits
  4th Semester  
IWAR 2201 Art of Islamic World 3
DISK 2202 Digital Skills 3
INRM 2203 Introduction to Research Methods 3
FUFD 2204 Fundamentals of Fashion Design 3
Elective1 Elective1 3
Elective2 Elective2 3
  Total 18Credits

Vision

The Diploma in Fashion Design Program aims to give students a connection to all facets of the fashion industry from product design and development to ultimately focusing on marketing and management.

Mission

The mission of the Diploma in Fashion Design program is to prepare students for careers in the professional arena or to continue post-graduate studies. Providing students with a learning environment that accelerates creativity, modern business techniques, research and global perception does this.