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Tuition Fees:$2,571 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Diploma in Fashion Production
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture
Campus:Bunting Road Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The student obtaining this qualification will demonstrate competency in analysing and applying the principles of the fashion system from production through to consumption in order to meet market demands.

The programme is structured to produce outcomes demonstrated by the student’s ability to:
Develop and apply a production strategy that reflects market research, design development, branding, marketing, merchandising and distribution of a product range that meets the needs of an identified fashion target market.
Apply advanced textile application, manual skills and computer technology (CAD/CAM) to the manufacturing processes of a diverse range of fashion products.
Develop technical packages that analyse, solve and communicate problems related to technical product development and quality improvement of fashion products.
Apply business, personnel and operations management principles to enhance quality, productivity and profitability related to fashion manufacturing.
Conduct basic research in a selected specialised area of the fashion supply chain: technical product development; textile technology and application; production and quality systems; marketing and branding; material and product sourcing; and adoption and consumption of fashion items.

Curriculum

First Year

Fashion Business Management 1
Technical Product Development 1
Applied Quality and Operations 1
Fashion and Textile Technology 1
Contextual Studies 1

Second Year

Fashion Business Management 2
Fashion Theory 2
Technical Product Development 2
Applied Quality and Operations 2
Fashion and Textile Technology 2

Third Year

Fashion Theory 3
Applied Quality and Operations 3
Fashion and Textile Technology 3

Admission Requirements

– Senior certificate or equivalent qualification with a minimum APS or M-score
– Attendance of an entrance assessment
– Compulsory school subject: English
Recommended school subjects for Fashion Production include Design Studies, Business Economics and Mathematics.

Average Point Score (APS)

A minimum APS of 20 with Mathematics or 21 with Mathematical Literacy is required to apply for the programme.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please note the following:

— No application fee will be charged for online applications.

— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.

PAPER APPLICATIONS

Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.

NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.

Career Opportunities

The programme will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in the fashion industry, including:
– Career opportunities in retail, for example, buying and merchandising
– Pattern-maker and/or grader – manual and CAD-assisted
– Garment technologist
– Quality assurance
– Sourcing
– Production coordinating
– Entrepreneur

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,571
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $2,754

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R42,630

35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.

All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000

International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000

ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For International Students:
**
International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R42,630) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R45,670
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.

Relevant Contact

Miss
Miss Thea Tselepis
Head of Department
Mrs
Mrs Antoinette Engelbrecht
Departmental Secretary