Higher Diploma in Digital Fashion Creation
Programme Code: FHDFASH
Teaching and practical training
The programme aims to foster a creative mindset and equip students with technical competencies for the creation of fashion-related products. Through the digital approach of fashion design and creation, students will be able to learn and practice skills in:
– Digital pattern making for fashion
– Digital pattern cutting for fashion
– Virtual fashion show
*Selected for the “Study Subsidy Scheme For Designated Professions/ Sectors (SSSDP)”
|Mode of Study:||Full-time|
|Medium of Instruction||Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.|
|Duration:||2 Years Full-time|
Total Fees (for 2 years): HK$121,600
Subsidy from SSSDP: $74,600
Fee after subsidy: $47,000
( Tuition fees will be paid in 2 equal installments, i.e., HK$11,750 each semester)
Total Fees (for 2 years): HK$155,200
(Paid in 4 equal semester installments, HK$38,800 each)
|Online Application:||Application Link|
Upon completion of the programme, participants should be able to :
- Apply various techniques of digital fashion technology in the design and development process;
- Review and analyze the development of global fashion industry, emerging trends and business prospects;
- Develop patterns and prototypes which meet the requirements of digital fashion creation; and
- Present fashion collection and portfolio in a professional manner using digital technology.
- Focuses on the application of digital technology in fashion design and product development.
- Covers three major areas: (1) Design conceptualization; (2) Fashion design process; and (3) Fashion product development.
- Experience sharing by fashion industry practitioners, entrepreneurs and Maker-culture enthusiasts
- Supported by Work-Integrated Learning
Fashion Technology I
Innovations and Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries
Fashion Product Development
Introduction to Digital Fashion Design
Digital Fashion Product Development I
Design Thinking and Visual Communication
Work-integrated Learning in Fashion
English for Communication I
English for Communication II
Gaining the Most from your Work-integrated Learning
Digital Fashion Product Development II
Fashion Technology II
Creative Industry in East Asia
Digital Fashion Design Portfolio
Digital Fashion Product Development Studio
Work-integrated Learning in Fashion
Effective Chinese Communication Skills
English for Communication III
IT and Digital Literacy
General Education Course 1
 Students who have attained Level 3 or above in DSE English Language can be exempted from taking English for Communication I (ENGL3057EF).
 Non-Chinese speaking students can be exempted from taking Effective Chinese Communication Skills (CHIN4006CF). They will have to take a GE course as replacement for fulfilment of the overall credits for graduation.
^ Course includes not less than 90 practicum hours
Applicants are normally required to meet one of the following requirements:
Level 2 in 5 HKDSE subjects (including English Language and Chinese Language); or
Satisfactory completion of Diploma Yi Jin; or
Satisfactory completion of a QF Level 3 Diploma or an equivalent programme, for example, Diploma of Foundation Studies awarded by Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE), or by a post-secondary institution in Hong Kong; or
Other acceptable equivalent qualifications (including non-local qualifications obtained in or outside HK, or other qualifications/experience deemed to be equivalent); or
Mature applicants aged 21 or above, preferably with relevant working experience.
Applicants will be invited to an admission interview. Admission is subject to demonstration of aptitude and suitability in an interview.
^Applicants possessing “Attained”, “Attained with Distinction (I)’ and “Attained with Distinction (II)” results in an Applied Learning (ApL) subject are deemed to have attained “Level 2”, “Level 3” and “Level 4” respectively in one HKDSE subject, with a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose.
Graduates are eligible to apply for:
Year 3 of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Scheme in Fashion and Textiles of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University; or
Year 2 of Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) in Cinematic Design and Photographic Digital Art offered by OUHK.
Graduates may pursue a career as junior fashion designer, fashion product developer, 3D fashion designer, digital fashion technologist or fashion graphic designer.