Fashion Design & Clothing Technology
Fashion Design and Clothing Technology teaches everything about the entire fashion design process, from concept to finished product as well as clothing technology.
In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of designing and producing clothing and accessories as well as fabric selection.
As a student, you will study fashion trends, sketch designs, selection of colours, fabrics and styles, and create prototypes.
Academic Level: National Diploma (ND)
- Full-time: 2 year
- Part-time: 3 years
- Professional Development/Short courses: varies from 1 to 6 months
- Admission into National Diploma (ND) programmes must pass through the Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organized by JAMB and meet the prescribed cut off mark.
- Candidates must have at least five credits in relevant SSCE/GCE ‘O’ level subjects.
- Credits in Home Economics/Technical Drawing and any four of the following:
- Fine Art
- Biology/Agricultural Science
- Clothing and Textiles
- Literature in English
- Home Management
- At least a credit pass in English Language is compulsory.
Our assessment methodology focuses on what student can do rather than what they can write during examinations. Students cannot pass a course only by Examination.
Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations.
Individual and group projects are assessed through a written report, practical demonstration and oral examination.
This course has a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) component that integrates classroom and laboratory learning with industry partners through co-op work experiences or industrial project based learning. We foster strong town and gown relationship with the media industry which gives our students great learning opportunities. Students will work on industry-sponsored projects where you get to integrate your skills and knowledge to solve genuine business challenges for real clients; attend masterclasses and workshops by industry experts that give you insights into the latest trends in the industry and pursue your passion in a standard industry settings.
Fashion designing provides opportunities for travel and exposure to fashion trends and ideas.
There are great opportunities for our student to link up with their counterpart abroad ranging from overseas internship where you will gain exposure to regional and international media developments and work with top talents from all over the world.
Jobs and Career Opportunities after Graduation
With well-rounded skill sets acquired through this course, you can look forward to pursuing careers as:
- Fashion Designer
- Fashion Show manager
- Cloth designer
- Interior decorator and designer