The Diploma in Fashion Design & Merchandising advances your skillsets and develops your practical abilities. During this course you will explore how a garment travels through the entire design process, including conceptualisation, illustration, computer aided pattern making, sewing, draping, embellishment and final finishing. You will also examine how contemporary design practices, marketing techniques and merchandising strategies help to position new products in the consumer marketplace.
You will graduate with a comprehensive portfolio, ready to present to potential employers. You will also take part in a graduate runway showcasing your work to the industry.
Starting her journey in fashion business here at The Masters, Amanda has put her management skills to work in her current role as Production Manager at Country Road.
Amanda: Fashion Graduate
Production Manager at Country Road
At just 22 years of age, Michelle Aznavorian self-funded her studies here and kickstarted her journey into fashion design. Could you be next?
Michelle Aznavorian: 2008 Graduate
Brand Founder of Misha Collection
Industry Facing Skill Set
Enhance your skills and graduate with a greater knowledge of the fashion design process and with additional marketing and merchandising skills that widen your career outcomes and employability.
This course utilises a simulated workplace structure and will prepare you for further studies across the fashion and textiles industries or for direct entry into the workforce. Past students have gone on to take on roles as assistant designers, assistant merchandisers and buyers as well as other support roles in the industry.
Core Units Covered