FASHION DESIGN AND CREATIVE ARTS
DIPLOMA CO-OP

Our Fashion Design Diploma Program is designed to provide students with the creative tools, technical proficiency and industry knowledge they need to pursue a career in todayʼs growing, global apparel business. Courses are workshop-based, taught by working professionals with expertise in visual design, garment construction, apparel supply chain management, business management, merchandising, marketing, and the fashion media. Through our Co-operative education program, students are given the opportunity to work in the industry, so they emerge from the diploma program equipped with an industry-standard portfolio, extensive real world experience and the competitive skills required to work for a fashion brand or to start their own label.

 
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PROGRAM DURATION: 117 WEEKS (3,310 HOURS)

PAID WORK EXPERIENCE (CO-OP) DURATION: 36 WEEKS (1,080 HRS)

START DATES: FEBRUARY/SEPTEMBER

 
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COURSE OUTLINE

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Term 1

FASHION DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS

FASHION & SOCIETY

SEWING & GARMENT CONSTRUCTION: LEVEL 1

RUNNING A FASHION BUSINESS

PATTERN MAKING 1

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Term 2

FASHION ILLUSTRATION

TRENDS & FORECASTING

SEWING & GARMENT CONSTRUCTION LEVEL 2

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

PATTERN MAKING 2

PRACTICUM (TERMS 2 AND 3)

 
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Term 3

FASHION DIGITAL

FASHION STYLING

SEWING & GARMENT CONSTRUCTION: LEVEL 3

LAUNCHING A LABEL

PATTERN MAKING 3

PRACTICUM (TERMS 2 AND 3)

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Term 4

CO-OP 1
Co-operative Education is intended to advance the education of the student through work integrated learning. Students take part in closely monitored and supported hands on work in their fields of study.

 
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Term 5

CO-OP 2
Co-operative Education is intended to advance the education of the student through work integrated learning. Students take part in closely monitored and supported hands on work in their fields of study.

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Term 6

CAPSULE COLLECTION

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & PORTFOLIO

 

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

APPLICATION FORM & SIGNED ENROLLMENT FORM

ADMISSIONS INTERVIEW:
In person or by Skype with the Dean or Director of Admissions

LETTER OF INTENT
250-500 word essay describing your career goals.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY
B2 Level (IELTS 5.5 – TOEFL 57 internet-based – 163 computer-based – FCE Exam) or equivalent

PORTFOLIO
8-12 art pieces created by applicant. (Should be submitted digitally, by email)

PROGRAM PRICE

APPLICATION FEE (ALL STUDENTS): $50

ASSESSMENT FEE (ALL STUDENTS): $100

DOMESTIC STUDENTS TUITION: $36,000

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TUITION: $41,500

(Does not include books and materials, check program outline for details)





The Cut Fashion Design Academy is interim certified with PTIB