Take your passion for a chic look into a career full of potential when you study fashion. Learn how to channel your creativity in a fast-paced, high-pressure business environment. Design and make, display and sell, or even direct your designer gaze to hat making. With practical techniques and design principles tucked under your belt, you’ll be ready to walk into your dream job.
Delve into the business world behind fashion and grasp the intricacies of clothing manufacture. Learn to plan sales strategies and forecast next season’s biggest looks. more...
Grow your digital expertise and steer your career in fashion's progress. Upskill in the apparel industry learning Gerber Technology and the digital production process. Graduate ready for roles such as digital grader and head pattern maker.
Apply your creative aptitude to the niche industry of costume design, gain experience working on live productions and graduate with the connections and skills needed to excel in this exciting and artistic industry.
Find your fit in the textiles, clothing and footwear industry as you bring your creative visions to life. Focus on garment design drawing, pattern making and sewing skills and develop the skills you need to succeed in the fast-paced world of fashion.
Fill your sketchbook with creative ideas and bring your vision to life. Examine seasonal and sustainable practices, follow industry trends and learn clothing design and construction. more...
Flex your creativity and create inspired, sustainable fashion designs using CLO3D software. Draw your design on a 3D avatar to generate a pattern and speed up the design process. Complete 2D stitching and use 3D tools to simulate fabric and textures.
Sew your own story with this introductory course in fashion and garment creation. Confidently use a sewing machine to align and sew pattern pieces. Learn the principles and elements of fashion design so you can create your own designer garments.
Kickstart your career in the fashion industry with this entry-level course in fashion and garment creation. Construct a designer garment by aligning and sewing patterns. Apply more complex techniques such as creating darts or pleats.
Kick-start your career in the fashion in industry with the Diploma of Fashion at the Fashion Design Studio. In this Higher Education Diploma you will achieve a broad understanding of the fashion business from textiles, to design and illustration, through to fashion branding and marketing. You’ll get hands-on experience using the latest design software and have an understanding of how designs are taken from concept to production. In this course, you’ll develop an understanding of the fashion industry and develop foundation skills to work in a design context or a fashion business environment.
Join prestigious fashion alumni including Nicky Zimmerman, Alex Perry and Dion Lee and chase your dream of working in the fast-paced fashion industry. Gain the skills to work with a design team in planning, developing and releasing fashion ranges.
The Bachelor of Fashion Design is a three-year career focused qualification that prepares you to work as a creative professional in the global fashion industry. You’ll refine your craft at the Fashion Design Studio, a leading force in the Australian Fashion industry since 1955. This degree aims to identify and nurture your individual design aesthetic and fashion interest, and to equip you for sustained creative fashion design practice. You are taught through a global fashion business lens, and we draw on our international links to ensure your learning is aligned with current trends. You’ll participate in two work placements and be ready to enter the design world with confidence and establish your professional networks. In your third year, you’ll create and present your collection and graduate with a portfolio of realised work. Graduate as a highly creative, work ready fashion designer with the skills to work as an independent design professional or as a member of a collaborative design team.
Learn the intricate tricks of hat making. Transform your skills in patternmaking and fabric sewing, and your eye for embellishments, into show-stopping headwear. A millinery course may even lead to you starting a small millinery business. more...
Explore your creative flair and become a milliner or hat designer in the vibrant and niche millinery industry. Learn the foundational skills needed to create your unique masterpieces, aim for the stars with a career at a fashion house or launch your own millinery business.