Fashion Design

Course Overview

Our Fashion Design course will teach you how to work with textiles, clothing design, and other hands-on skills as well as fashion theory. For example, selecting the right fabrics, using software from Gerber Technology to design dress patterns, and learning about different machine stitches like straight stitches for seaming and zigzag stitches for button holes. Assignments from your programmes will help you to build a fashion design portfolio that will impress future employers and clients.

Eager to get started on your fashion design career? Study Fashion Design at Raffles and you can graduate with your advanced diploma, bachelor's degree, and master's degree in four years. Our Fashion Design course will enable you to design gorgeous creations for ready-to-wear, couture pieces, and many more.

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Why Study Fashion Design @Raffles

award winning

Award-Winning Fashion Designers

Our fashion students participated in global and regional competitions such as: Audi Star Creation 2012, Gap + Threadless Tees Design Challenge, and 2012 fffashion Fur Free Fashion Design Contest.
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International Veteran Lecturers

With years of industry experience, our lecturers will impart valuable skills relevant to the fashion industry. They will also provide insights and networking opportunities.

A Top Fashion School in the World

Ranked 34th on Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World list 2013 by

Master of Design

Certification Postgraduate Degree
Duration 1 to 1.5 years
Awarded by Raffles College Pte Ltd, Sydney
(trading as Raffles College of Design and Commerce)
Intake January, July (Singapore)
February, July (Sydney)
Available in Australia, Sydney (Raffles College of Design and Commerce)
  Singapore (Raffles Design Institute)
Entry Requirement

Areas of Study

  • Colour Theory for Fashion
  • Garment & Composition
  • Textiles
  • History of Costume
  • Contemporary Fashion, Styles & Trends
  • Fashion Marketing & Merchandising
  • Fashion Drawing
  • Fashion Draping
  • Sewing Applications
  • Women’s Wear Drafting
  • Men’s Wear
  • Fashion Sketching
  • Design Research & Development
  • Digital Designing for Fashion
  • Sewing Techniques
  • Project Workshop
  • Mini Collection Workshop
  • Pattern Aided Design, Grading and Costing
  • Academic Research & Communication Skills
  • Fashion Communication
  • Design Research
  • Men’s Wear & Women’s Wear Collection
  • Sustainable Design
  • Design & Subculture
  • Design Futures
  • Internship*
  • Drafting & Draping Techniques
  • * Students who have completed an internship relevant to Fashion Design at the advanced diploma level may be exempted from this internship.

Career Opportunities

  • Fashion Show Coordinator
  • Fashion Photography Coordinator
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Fashion Designer/Assistant Designer
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Entrepreneur
  • Fashion Forecaster
  • Pattern Designer
  • Pattern Maker
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Production Supervisor
  • Fashion Merchandiser/Buyer
  • Quality Controller
  • Costume designer/Coordinator (for TV, Film, or Theatre)

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