Cape Peninsula University Of Technology Fashion Design

Cape Peninsula University Of Technology Fashion Design

ND: National Diploma In Fashion Design

The course equips students to analyse and monitor design processes to meet market demands and to adopt advanced production methods, ensuring cost effectiveness in manufacturing.

The course is aimed at the creative person with a flair for fashion, style and a love for all aspects influencing clothing design. Major emphasis is on the creative and technical skills of design, pattern-making and sewing.

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Career Opportunities
Graduates can enter fashion design careers with clothing retail stores and clothing manufacturing companies in South Africa and overseas. Graduates are also equipped to develop fashion retail and manufacturing small businesses. Several fashion design students have been selected over the past few years as finalists in national and international fashion design competitions affording them employment opportunities. This is a career that requires dedication, commitment to achieving high standards and hard work.

 

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):
The programme is based on a modular subject structure. Each module subject will consist of different components, which will be assessed either individually or jointly as determined by the academic staff of the programme.
BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

This course equips students to make a contribution, through research, to the application and evaluation of existing knowledge to a specialised area of fashion design or garment technology, and enhance professional and personal development.The four themes of design, technology, management and theory of clothing are progressively developed and the student requires an in-depth understanding of the subject content. Students are encouraged to work in a self-sufficient manner. Students are required to produce a research project together with an exhibition of work on a selected aspect of specialised clothing technology or design studies.

The programme is conducted in an integrated manner, accommodating specialisation in either design, product development, or manufacturing technology.

Career Opportunities
Graduates can enter fashion design careers with clothing retail stores and clothing manufacturing companies in South Africa and overseas. Graduates are also equipped to develop fashion retail and manufacturing small businesses. Several fashion design students have been selected over the past few years as finalists in national and international fashion design competitions affording them employment opportunities. This is a career that requires dedication, commitment to achieving high standards and hard work.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years
Course is offered on Cape Town Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Popi Makubalo
Telephone: 021 460 3296
Fax: –
Email: makubalop@cput.ac.za