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MST60119 Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising

Take your fashion skills to the next level with this advanced level course that combines creativity with the underpinning practical skills necessary for success in an exciting and challenging industry.
MST60119

 

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Commercial Textile Designer
  • Senior Fashion Designer

Course Structure

COURSE SUBJECTS
Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising
(MST60116)
5 subjects
  • Fashion Design Projects
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Design Collection 2 (Term 1)
  • Fashion Design Collection 2 (Term 2)
  • Fashion Internship

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual modules as a result of experience gained in employment in the relevant business fields or from previous training or education. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. Students may also be eligible for credit transfer for relevant units studied at an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

RPL and credit transfer policy for overseas students
RPL and Credit Transfer Policy for domestic students

Mode of Delivery

Overseas students: All vocational courses are delivered face-to-face and with up to one third (⅓) delivered online. 

Domestic students: face-to-face, online and blended options available


Fashion Design students will require the following equipment and software:


• A functioning and monitored email address

• A modern computer (see specs below)

• Face-to-face students: Laptop

• Online students: Laptop or desktop

• Broadband internet access (300 kbps is a minimum requirement)

• A video capable device and/or a digital camera

• Access to a scanner/printer (minimum 1000+ DPI, A4 size)

• Sufficient IT skill sets to operate in an online environment

• Adobe CC; Photoshop and Illustrator. Student price (Approx. $21.99 per month)

• Microsoft Office, Excel & Powerpoint OR equivalent software (Approx. $199.00 one off payment)

• Relevant software to upload and download PDFs & videos To operate Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Applications the computer requires; 

• Internet connection required

• PC: Microsoft® Windows 7 or later, Intel® Core 2 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor; 2 GHz or faster processor, minimum 2.6 GB or more of available hard-disk space, OpenGL 2.0-capable system.

• Mac: Mac OS X v10.9 or later, Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support, 2 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended), 4 GB or more of available hard-disk space for installation, OpenGL 2.0-capable system

Fashion Design students will also require a dress form, sewing machine, iron & ironing board, material, pattern making tools and paper. Students can also expect to supply themselves with limited materials such as sketch books, journals, coloured pens and pencils. (Face to Face students will have some equipment on campus but will still need to purchase their own materials, thread and accessories) 


Sample Timetable

DAY DAY 1 DAY 2
08:30 - 12:30 Lecture Lecture
13:30 - 17:30 Studio workshop Studio workshop

Note

  • All subjects have a compulsory online component of 2 hours per subject

Assessment

All APC vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include short answer questions, studio projects, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or
presentations.


Entry Requirements

Academic

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent, or Diploma level course.

English Level Required*

Successful completion of 8 weeks of General English at Intermediate level or equivalent (plus 80% attendance) at our sister school, English Unlimited or 10 weeks at other approved providers.

Check your English level here


APC Design School Policies (Domestic students only)



Pathways - For Articulations To:


  • Torrens University Australia

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    CRICOS Provider No: 03389E

    https://www.torrens.edu.au

    Torrens University Australia brings a fresh, modern, careers-focused and global perspective to higher education, with courses providing graduates with a globally oriented skill-set that will make them a valuable contribution to any employer.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design 90 Credits Up to 1 year

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

4 terms (approximately 12 months)


Start Dates

2021


01 February
26 April
19 July
11 October

NOTE: Course and campus availability subject to demand. 

One term = 12 weeks (9 weeks study & 3 weeks course break. 
Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks).

**CRICOS Pending for Brisbane and Gold Coast campuses


Fees

Tuition fees

$8,000 ($2000 per term)
Application fee: $150 for international students

Tuition Fee Relief fees valid until 30 June 2021

$6,000 ($1,500 per term*)
Application fee: $150 for
international students

Domestic students
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