International Foundation Diploma in Fashion Design and Marketing

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore


Course introduction

Introduction


This programme aims to:

  • Offer a holistic introduction to Fashion Design and Marketing, combining technical expertise, industry awareness, design process understanding and visual communication skills.
  • Provide basic 2D and 3D design skills: sketching, technical drawing, colouring, fabric handling, drafting, draping, sewing and finishing.
  • Provide a sound knowledge base of concepts in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing and Branding, Fashion Communication and Fashion Management.
  • Provide the guidance to create a portfolio - suitable to apply for Bachelor of Arts programmes in Fashion-related disciplines - that shows creative research, wide cultural references, concept development, design development through mixed media work including digital work.
  • Provide first-hand experience of the Fashion Industry through live projects with industry partners, participation in local and international competitions, industry visits and events.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


  • Fashion Design Skills
  • Fashion Marketing Skills
  • Marketing Theory and Fashion Business
  • Fashion Drawing & Colour Theory
  • Digital Design Techniques
  • Fabrics & Material Analysis



Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 14 and above, and meet at least one of the following requirements:

At least 1 GCE ‘O’ Level Pass OR
NITEC / Higher NITEC Qualifications OR
International applicants must have completed 10 years of formal Education OR
Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience) OR
At least 1 IGCSE Level Pass

English Language Requirements

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent OR
Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent OR
A Pass in MDIS English Entrance Test (EET) OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English OR
1 IGCSE Level Pass (either English 1st language or 2nd language) OR
Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS OR
Achieve a minimum score of 85 and above in Duolingo English Test



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time: 6 months
Part-time: 9 months



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)
 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Full-time (6 Months) / Part-time (9 Months)  S$7,276.00  S$200.00 - S$450.00
Application fees: S$107.00
 
Fees & Structure (International)
 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Full-time (6 Months)                                              S$7,276.00     S$1,900.00 - S$2,300.00
Application fees: S$481.50


Note:
  • All application fees are non-refundable.
  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local:
    Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
    Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International:
    Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

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