Bachelor of Fashion Design


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00591E

The Bachelor of Fashion Design at the Fashion Design Studio (FDS) is a three year degree that prepares graduates for creative employment in the fashion industry in Australia and overseas. The degree aims to produce highly creative, work ready design professionals who can apply their knowledge and creative ability across different work contexts and roles in the fashion industry. Further information about this course is available on the <a href="" target="_blank">TAFE NSW Degrees website</a>


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Standard entry requirements

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Applicants are required to hold, at minimum, one of the following to be considered eligible for admission: - a NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent OR - a recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate OR - a qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or above OR - the completion of at least one year full-time or equivalent in a degree course at a higher education institution. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Applicants who are invited to attend a pre-admission interview will be required to provide the following additional information to support their application for entry to this program: - sit a design test - submit a 500 word essay, and - submit a portfolio of design and art work. The portfolio will require you to showcase 8 - 12 examples of art/design related work that demonstrate your creative talent. SPECIAL ADMISSIONS If you do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this course, you may be able to apply for entry into this course based on mature age or disadvantage. Contact the course coordinator for details of evidence that you should attach to your application. INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS International applicants must meet proof of eligibility and course entry requirements. In addition, international applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency at a minimum IELTS level of 6.5 with a minimum level of 6 in any one band. Further information please check the "" target="_blank">TAFE NSW International Australia website for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Ultimo College, Main Campus
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Part-time

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