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Design Discipline

Higher Diploma in Costume Design for Performance

Programme code DE114306

Semester 1:
  • Creative and Design Thinking
  • Costume Construction
  • Costume Drawings
  • Fundamental Costume Design
  • Expanded Studies: Experiential Project for Costume
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Effective Oral Interaction
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
  • IT Essentials - Design
Semester 2:
  • Cultural Studies
  • Costume History and Evolution
  • Costume Technology
  • Materials for Stage Performance
  • Millinery and Headgear Studio
  • Expanded Studies: Costumes Workshop
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Digital Written Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness (Part 1)
Semester 3:
  • Aesthetics and Semiotics
  • Introduction to Stage Hair Design
  • Expanded Studies: Advanced Costumes Workshop
  • Expanded Studies: Costume Design Project
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Storytelling and Job Search
  • Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness (Part 2)
  • Enrichment Module A
Semester 4:
  • Advanced Fashion Workshop: Draping and Modelling
  • Advanced Millinery and Headgear Studio
  • Character Costume Design
  • Collaboration Project
  • Introduction to Stage Make-up
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Proposal and Report Writing
  • Enrichment Module B
Semester 5:
  • Critical Practice for Costume Design
  • Fashion Plus: Industry Processes
  • Portfolio Development
  • Expanded Studies: Props and Accessories Studio
  • Graduation Costume Project
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Pitching and Persuasive Presentation
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
Modules Across Semesters:
  • Industrial Attachment