Bachelor of Fashion Design


About the Course

Follow in the footsteps of industry leaders like Akiro Isogawa, Nicky Zimmermann, Alex Perry and Dion Lee when you study the Bachelor of Fashion Design at the TAFE NSW Fashion Design Studio (FDS) at Ultimo in Sydney.

Ranked in the top 20* fashion schools in the world, the FDS has produced a large number of well-known and highly acclaimed fashion designers. FDS continues to produce graduates with highly developed creative and technical skills, as well as teaching students the necessary business skills to help them to achieve their career aspirations.

Today we have graduates working for big brands including Maison Margiela, Versace, Chanel, Oroton, Camilla & Marc, Alice McCall and Zimmermann. 


At a glance:

  • The Bachelor of Fashion Design is an undergraduate qualification taught in English.
  • The course is located at Level 7 on the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • The degree focusses on the individuality of students, and allows you to explore your own creativity, and to draw on various design disciplines to develop your own signature style. You will be able to choose from electives in second and third year to enable you to develop specialist skills. An industry internship in third year and participation in student parades allows you to experience the full fashion cycle from design sketch to runway show.

Course Requirements

Must have at least ONE of the following entry requirements: NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent Recognised Tertiary Preparation Cert

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