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BTech: Fashion

Bachelor of Technology in Fashion

Duration of programme
A minimum of one year full-time or two years part-time AND a maximum of two years full-time or three years part-time.

This qualification is offered by means of a research report and submission of a practical component chosen from either Design Studies or Applied Clothing Technology (Specialised Clothing Technology).

The BTech programme is made up of 3 components:

  • Theory of Clothing (TOC): for which a proposal and a research report have to be completed. Seminar presentations of readings are also conducted by students.
  • Practical: a practical component has to be put together to support the theory.
  • Business Studies: a report has to be submitted in addition to attending weekly lectures.

Minimum admission requirements.
A National Diploma: Fashion or equivalent qualification with an overall aggregate of 60% as well as 60% in Theory of Clothing in the 3rd year, OR relevant industrial experience and successful completion of a bridging course where required. In addition, applicants are required to submit a 300-word motivation and undergo a personal interview.