Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fashion Design

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
Hong Kong
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
$ 53,224

About this course

This programme aims to enable students to become "graduates of choice" for a rapidly changing global fashion design industry, and to equip graduates to enter the world of work at a professional level, who can intelligently and skillfully engage with emerging issues and opportunities, particularly in Mainland China. It also aims to develop students’ creative and practical abilities, and provides a sound grounding in the theoretical and technical aspects of the fashion design and management, thus enabling them to become masters in making and specialists in fashion industry.

The Fashion Design Stream, Fashion Management Stream and Study Options (Fashion Accessories Design, Knitwear Design, Specialised Fashion Design, Fashion Retailing, Fashion Communication) are specially designed to cater for the needs of today’s dynamic and rapidly changing fashion industry, enhance and differentiate students’ career prospects.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.

IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.

IELTS overall score at 6 or equivalent 

Curriculum

Year 1:

  • Fashion Culture & History
  • Fashion as Visual Communication
  • Materials for Fashion Design
  • The Fashion Business
  • Pattern Creation, Forms & Materials
  • Fashion Trend Forecasting
  • Programme Elective 1*
  • Programme Elective 2*
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 1
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module: Creativity & Innovation in Society

Year 2:

Fashion Design Stream

  • Fashion Skills & Processes
  • Surface Textile Design
  • Option 1: Introduction
  • Industry Practice
  • Conceptualising Fashion
  • Option 2: Development
  • Option 3: Investigation
  • GE Core Module: Technology, Society & Work
  • GE Core Module: Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • GE Elective Module 1

Fashion Management Stream

  • Fashion Skills & Processes
  • Principle of Fashion Marketing and Communication
  • Quality Evaluation and Management
  • Industry Practice
  • International Fashion Retailing
  • Fashion Retail Operations and Buying Management
  • Fashion Visual Merchandising
  • GE Core Module: Technology, Society & Work
    GE Core Module: Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • GE Elective Module 1

Year 3:

Fashion Design Stream

  • Programme Elective 3*
  • Programme Elective 4*
  • GE Elective Module 2
  • Research Methods
  • Consumers & Brands
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Core Module: English for Professional Purposes
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 2
  • Option 4: Production & Portfolio
  • Option 5: Refinement

Fashion Management Stream

  • GE Core Module: Chinese 2
  • Programme Elective 3*
  • Programme Elective 4*
  • GE Elective Module 2
  • Research Methods
  • Consumers & Brands
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Core Module: English for Professional Purposes
  • Option 1 (Fashion Retailing): China Retail Marketing Strategy or Option 1 (Fashion Communication): Fashion Journalism
  • Option 2 (Fashion Retailing): Sales and Persuasive Methodology or Option 2 (Fashion Communication): Social Media Marketing Communication

Year 4:

Fashion Design Stream

  • GE Elective Module 3
  • Dissertation 1
  • Fashion Form Practice
  • Collection Integration
  • Concept Research
  • GE Elective Module 4
  • Dissertation 2
  • Major Design Project

Fashion Management Stream

  • GE Elective Module 3
  • Dissertation 1
  • Fashion Event Planning
  • Fashion Finance
  • Fashion E-Commerce
  • Global Fashion Supply Chain Management
  • GE Elective Module 4
  • Dissertation 2
  • Luxury Theory and Practices
  • Design Management and Business Plan

Remark : Students are required to take the Work-integrated Learning module upon completion of the Year-1 curriculum.

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