Its amazing how much they can teach you in just 4 months! I came here having just basic sewing skills and now I know how to produce pretty much any of the clothes I see around!
— Tanya Kim, Pattern Making and Assembly Student

FASHION DESIGN AND CREATIVE ARTS DIPLOMA

Start Dates: January, May, September

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.

Students will take 4 core certificates as part of the program and pick the fifth certificate from our 3 elective options:

- Gerber Pattern Making & Grading

- Couture Pattern Making

- Technical Pattern Making

PROGRAM TIMELINE

See below for the 2 timeline options available:

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PROGRAM DURATION & ORGANIZATION

Total Program hours: 1,680

Term duration: 14 weeks (280 or 560 hrs)

Total Program length: 6 Terms: (20 hrs a week) 84 weeks or 3 Terms: (40 hrs a week) 42 weeks

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

• High school graduation or equivalent or mature student status (19+)

• Admissions interview: in person or by Skype with the Dean or Director of Admissions

• Letter of Intent: describing your career goals (Minimum 250 words)

• English Proficiency: B2 Level (IELTS 5.5 - TOEFL 57 internet-based - 1 63 computer-based - FCE Exam) or equivalent

(if English is not First Language and/or has no formal previous education in English)

• Portfolio: 8-12 art pieces created by applicant. (Should be submitted digitally)

PROGRAM PRICE

APPLICATION FEE (ALL STUDENTS): $50

ASSESSMENT FEE (ALL STUDENTS): $100

TUITION: DOMESTIC $36,150
(Does not include books and materials, check program outline for details)

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FASHION DESIGN AND CREATIVE ARTS DIPLOMA WITH CO-OP (PAID WORK EXPERIENCE)

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.

PROGRAM TIMELINE

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PROGRAM DURATION & ORGANIZATION

Total Program hours: 2,520

Term duration: 14 weeks (280)

Total Program length: 9 Terms: (20 hrs a week) 126 weeks

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

• High school graduation or equivalent or mature student status (19+)

• Admissions interview: in person or by Skype with the Dean or Director of Admissions

• Letter of Intent: describing your career goals (Minimum 250 words)

• English Proficiency: B2 Level (IELTS 5.5 - TOEFL 57 internet-based - 1 63 computer-based - FCE Exam) or equivalent

(if English is not First Language and/or has no formal previous education in English)

• Portfolio: 8-12 art pieces created by applicant. (Should be submitted digitally)

PROGRAM PRICE

APPLICATION FEE (ALL STUDENTS): $50

ASSESSMENT FEE (ALL STUDENTS): $100

TUITION: DOMESTIC $37,350
(Does not include books and materials, check program outline for details)


 

The Cut Fashion Design Academy is designated with PTIB