Bachelor of Fashion (Design and Technology)
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Bachelor of Fashion (Design and Technology) aims to prepare graduates for employment in the fashion industry both internationally and in New Zealand. The programme will have a strong focus on both the theoretical and practical skills needed for the fashion industry, and on the skills needed for lifelong learning in a changing global business environment. The programme aims to develop dedicated professionals and equip them with a qualification that is highly regarded by employers and the community.
Key Information for Students
Applicants under 20 years: University Entrance - NCEA Level 3 Three subjects - at Level 3, made up of: - 14 credits each, in three NZQA University Entrance approved subjects, and Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: - 5 credits in reading - 5 credits in writing, and Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of - specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or - package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627 - all three required); or Applicants who are at least 20 years of age when the programme begins, and who can provide evidence of aptitude or appropriate work or other experience are welcome to apply. Notwithstanding the above admissions categories, in exceptional circumstances, a mature aged applicant who can show evidence of ability to succeed in the programme may be considered for admission provided the applicant has successfully completed an approved course or programme, which is deemed to prepare graduates for the required academic standard for entry; or Have successfully completed SITs Certificate in Pattern Making and Garment Construction (Level 3), National Certificate in Clothing Manufacture (Design and Patternmaking); or Completion of an external or overseas qualification, which is considered to be the equivalent of any of the above qualifications, as approved by the Head of Faculty.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$40,000 - $57,000|
|In further study||11%|
|On a benefit||2%|
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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