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Higher Diploma in Fashion Design
Programme code DE124301 - self-financed programme
Full Time - 5 semesters (Normally 2 to 3 semesters during one academic year)

Hong Kong is one of the key fashion centres in the world. The fashion industry is extensive and includes fashion clothing and accessory design, research and development, merchandising, retailing, brand promotion and management.

This programme is designed to enable students to work in the fashion design and product development field. Students will find the programme both practical and creative, through fashion shows, live projects, design competitions, working with visiting practitioners and organisations from fashion and related industries. Students will be expected to acquire the techniques in design concept generation, pattern making and sewing of fashion products. The Knitwear Design and Accessories Design streams would further provide students a more comprehensive learning scope as needed in the market.

This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Programme Stream

Students may choose one of the following streams so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas :

› Higher Diploma in Fashion Design
› Higher Diploma in Fashion Design (Accessories Design)
› Higher Diploma in Fashion Design (Knitwear Design)

The 1st semester is a common semester. Students will progress to the stream in the 2nd semester (provisional), subject to their choice, academic performance and availability of places in specific streams.

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