A diploma refers to a document awarded to students who successfully complete preset coursework related to a particular topic, field or industry. Diplomas are often awarded by academic institutions after a degree program is completed.
Fashion studies are well suited for those who want to learn about the design of different types of attire. History may additionally be covered in certain programs. Studying fashion can allow individuals to experience a variety of opportunities in the industry.
The Diploma in Fashion Design covers all aspects necessary to meet the increasingly sophisticated and technologically advanced needs of a Creative Practitioner within the
DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGN
The Diploma in Fashion Design covers all aspects necessary to meet the increasingly sophisticated and technologically advanced needs of a Creative Practitioner within the fashion design context and industry. It also covers all day-to-day activities and skills required of a successful fashion designer. Students are trained and exposed to related roles and job opportunities in the fashion design practice, textiles, editing/journalism, styling, fashion design retail and the apparel industry.
To be admitted to the Diploma in Fashion Design, applicants must:
be older than 18 years of age at registration
have a National Senior Certificate (NSC) at NQF level 4 issued by Umalusi OR
have a National Certificate (Vocational) (NCV) level 4 issued by Umalusi OR
have a Grade 12 or recognised equivalent qualification certified by Umalusi or an international equivalent examination board.
The diploma programme incorporates Jewellery Practice that includes Jewellery Design, Drawing and Manufacturing Techniques. Other key areas of study include Gemmology, Te
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is situated in the metropolis of Johannesburg and is one of the dynamic Jewellery hubs of South Africa. The state of the art facilities combined with the expertise of the lecturing staff makes the UJ Department of Jewellery Design a premier setting to study towards a career in the Jewellery industry. The department's aim is to cultivate broad-based skills associated with jewellery entrepreneurship. Students are encouraged to develop a range of competencies which enables them to achieve their full creative potential.
The diploma programme incorporates Jewellery Practice that includes Jewellery Design, Drawing and Manufacturing Techniques. Other key areas of study include Gemmology, Technology, Contextual Studies and Design Management. The Department promotes a dual focus on commercial and high-end fine jewellery with an emphasis on conceptual design....
The student obtaining this qualification will demonstrate competency in analysing and applying the principles of the fashion system from production through to consumption
The student obtaining this qualification will demonstrate competency in analysing and applying the principles of the fashion system from production through to consumption in order to m eet market demands.
The programme is structured to produce outcomes demonstrated by the student's ability to:
Develop and apply a production strategy that reflects market research, design development, branding, marketing, merchandising and distribution of a product range that meets the needs of an identified fashion target market.
Apply advanced textile application, manual skills and computer technology (CAD/CAM) to the manufacturing processes of a diverse range of fashion products.
Develop technical packages that analyse, solve and communicate problems related to technical product development and quality improvement of fashion products.
Apply business, personnel and operations management principles to enhance quality, productivity and profitability related to fashion manufacturing.
Conduct basic research in a selected specialised area of the fashion supply chain: technical product development; textile technology and application; production and quality systems; marketing and branding; material and product sourcing; and adoption and consumption of fashion items.