Art and Social Science Course

International Foundation Diploma in Fashion Design and Marketing (Awarded by MDIS)

Course Type: Diploma | Study Mode: Part-Time
Keywords: Diploma | Fashion Design | Marketing | Part-time
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Programme Objectives

The International Foundation Diploma in Fashion Design and Marketing is a diagnostic foundation programme. This programme ensures that students have the necessary skill-set and knowledge to confidently apply for a Degree programme in the discipline of Fashion.

The aims of the course are:

  • To offer a holistic introduction to Fashion Design and Marketing, combining technical expertise, industry awareness, design process understanding and visual communication skills.
  • To provide basic 2D and 3D design skills: sketching, technical drawing, colouring, fabric handling, drafting, draping, sewing and finishing.
  • To provide a sound knowledge base of concepts in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing and Branding, Fashion Communication and Fashion Management.
  • To provide the guidance to create a portfolio - suitable to apply for Bachelor of Arts programmes in Fashion-related disciplines - that shows creative research, wide cultural references, concept development, design development through mixed media work including digital work.
  • To provide first-hand experience of the Fashion Industry through live projects with industry partners, participation in local and international competitions, industry visits and events.
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Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must be of age 16 and above, and meet at least one of the following requirements:
  • At least 1 GCE 'O' Level Pass OR
  • NITEC / Higher NITEC qualifications OR
  • International applicants must have completed 10 years of foreign formal education OR
  • Mature candidates ( 30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience)

Additional Requirements

  • Applicants are required to possess one of the following:
  • C6 pass in English at GCE O Level or equivalent OR
  • A minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent OR
  • Pass the MDIS English Entrance Test (EET) OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English

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