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 Faculty of Design and Environment

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fashion Design

Programme code DS145102

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2023. Application information for AY 2024/25 will be announced in early November 2023.
Duration of Study
Entry to Year 3: 2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)

(Core modules would be conducted at THEi (Chai Wan) and some General Education (GE) modules at other campuses.)

Entrance Requirements
Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.
  1. Additional core modules may be required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry please contact Faculty of Design and Environment (Telephone No: 3890 8323).
Programme Aims
This programme aims to enable students to become preferred graduates 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 programme offers two streams for students to specialize, they are Fashion Design and Fashion Management.  Study Options in these two streams (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 and to enhance the career prospects of the graduates.
Career Prospects
Upon completion of the programme, graduates are equipped with sound knowledge and skills in fashion design, management and technology that allow them to work across a very wide spectrum of careers in fashion.  Career opportunities include fashion design, fashion accessory design, knitwear design, fashion merchandising, product development, fashion buying, fashion retailing and fashion communication, etc.
Professional Recognition
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the following professional bodies :
  1. Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association
  2. Hong Kong Institute of Textile and Apparel
  3. Knitwear Innovation and Design Society
  4. Society of Dyers and Colourist
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.