Certificate IV or above
- – Adelaide CBD
3 years full-time
- – March
- – July
Stitch together the skills for a bespoke career in fashion.
Offered in collaboration with TAFE SA*, this industry-focused degree combines practical skills with theoretical knowledge for an excellent outcome. You will learn about garment construction, patternmaking, drawing and design as well as academic and professional communication and marketing.
* TAFE SA RTO Code: 41026
Certificate IV or above
3 years full-time
This degree is taught at Adelaide College of the Arts with access to the Flinders at Festival Plaza campus, facilities and support.
Why study Fashion at Flinders
Flinders graduates include award-winning actors, animators, directors, cinematographers, editors, producers and writers. Your diverse range of skills and portfolio of creative achievements will make you attractive to a wide range of employers in the arts and communication industries internationally.
Potential occupations include:
A typical first year may include:
A typical second year may include:
A typical third year may include:
Gain extensive hands-on experience in a fashion design workshop, cover vital elements of conceptual design principles and the use of computer-aided design technology, and develop strong business skills and interpersonal strengths for application in a successful career.
You will have the opportunity to undertake semester exchange programs, or summer programs in locations such as Italy or France. A field trip to Hong Kong is also held most years.
The table below shows ATAR and Selection Rank data for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR commencing in Semester 1, 2022. It is limited to applicants that have recently completed secondary education (within the last two years). Data may reflect multiple courses available within a suite of courses.
|ATAR-based offers only across all offer rounds||ATAR - Excluding adjustment factors||Selection Rank - ATAR plus any adjustment factors|
|Highest rank to receive an offer||99.95||99.95|
|Median rank to receive an offer||79.55||83.40|
|Lowest rank to receive an offer||52.75||60.90|
The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in this course. It provides data on students who commenced study in this course in Semester 1, 2022 including those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia. Applicant background groupings are based on educational background, not basis of admission. Data may reflect multiple courses available within a suite of courses.
|Applicant background (Semester 1, 2022)||Number of students||Percentage of all students|
|Higher education study (includes a bridging or enabling course)||56||20%|
|Vocational education and training (VET) study||38||14%|
|Work and life experience||16||6%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)||94||34%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test)||17||6%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration pathways)||39||14%|
At Flinders University, we recognise that careers are evolving and the workplace of the future will look very different from today.
Whatever undergraduate course you are studying at Flinders, you can add innovation and enterprise electives to your degree to gain new, adaptable and transferrable skills that will equip you for the careers of tomorrow.
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Applicants can apply for this course using Year 12 qualifications, previous higher education study, TAFE/VET qualifications, or through adult entry (STAT/Foundation Studies/tertiary preparation course). For applicants using their SACE (Year 12) results (or equivalent), entry is subject to achieving a minimum selection rank of 60.
Applicants who do not meet the University’s minimum entry requirements may still be considered for admission subject to meeting certain conditions. Applicants will start in the TAFE component and upon completing the equivalent of a Certificate III/Diploma (for example) applicants will have their University offer confirmed.
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Students will start in the TAFE qualification and upon completing the equivalent of a Certificate III or Diploma, for example, will have the University offer confirmed.
If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through Flinders University Academy – or our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers.
This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.
If you don’t meet our academic entry requirements, you can still gain entry to Flinders University through Flinders University Academy. With a range of diplomas, foundation and English language courses, students can find a direct pathway into the destination degree of their choice.
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