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Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design

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What is a Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design?

A Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design focuses on the design, production and brand management of collections. You will learn to create and market a range of design solutions, using industry-standard software to visualise your ideas. This fashion design degree gives you the skills to launch a fashion range or begin a career as a Fashion Designer, Buyer, Merchandise Planner or Product Manager.

Led by highly regarded industry professionals, you’ll learn garment construction techniques, evaluate communication and brand-fashion strategies, and scrutinise past, present and future fashion trends. Throughout the course, you will learn how to create a range of brand-design solutions, liaise with others across the fashion industry and use the latest software to communicate your product design ideas. You’ll discover how to produce clothing designs to industry standards while meeting budgets and timelines and how to manage the integrity and positioning of a brand.

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Learning outcomes

  • Investigate the theory behind sustainable and ethical fashion design and marketing.
  • Learn how to create and manage the integrity and positioning of a brand.
  • Experiment with both classic and cutting-edge techniques and technology.
  • Create relationships with the industry legends we count as friends and partners.

DIA-recognised course

This course is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard.

Vogue Australia partnership

We’ve partnered with industry leaders including Vogue Australia, to offer you internship, mentoring and scholarship opportunities.

Free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence

You'll receive a free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence for the entire time you're studying Design with us.

Study mode
On campus, Blended, Online
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
3 years full-time, up-to 6 years part-time, 2 years accelerated
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

This is an AQF Level 7 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd T/A Billy Blue College of Design.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Engaged with the best
We’ve partnered with industry experts including Vogue Australia, to offer you internships, networking opportunities and insider knowledge. 

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Create a strong portfolio
Produce a marketing and merchandising brand pack that will help launch your career.

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Work-Integrated Learning
Gain practical experience working with clients on industry briefs as part of your course.
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Career opportunities

Successfully completing a Bachelor of Branded Fashion Design opens doors for you in organisations across a variety of fashion and related sectors or prepares you to launch your own clothing range.

Potential career paths

  • Fashion Designer
    Average salary: $57,000 - $80,000
  • Trend Forecaster
    Average salary: $56,741 - $176,601
  • Fashion Buyer
    Average salary: $53,000 - $129,000
  • Merchandise Planner
    Average salary: $100,000 - $124,000
  • Brand Manager
    Average salary: $82,000 - $150,000
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I stepped straight out of my first internship and into the industry, founding The New Garde – an industry-disrupting co-working fashion studio.
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of eight core subjects, 15 specialisation subjects and one elective subject.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising three hours of facilitated study and seven hours self-directed study.

 

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives

Requirements

Complete three core subjects and five specialised subjects.

Core subjects

  • Design Context | DCX101
  • Fashion Illustration | FA101A
  • Introduction to Branded Fashion Technical Drawing | FA104A
  • Design Studio 1 | DSO102
  • Introduction to Shape and Form (Co-requisite FA108A) | FA107A
  • Fashion Studio Practice (Pre-requisite FA107A) | FA108A
  • Design Studio 2 | DSO103
  • Fashion vs Clothing | FA106A

Requirements

Complete three core subjects and five specialised subjects.

Core subjects

  • Design Studio 3 | DSO201
  • International Fashion Systems (Pre-requisite FA106A) | FA201A
  • Digital Print Design and Print Theory | FA202A
  • Problem Based Learning Studio | PBL202
  • Tech and Specs for Fashion | FA203A
  • Enterprise Management Systems | FA208A
  • Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver | DDD203
  • Advanced Draping and Sewing | FA207A

Requirements

Complete two core subjects and five specialisation subjects. Additionally, you’re required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Social Enterprise | SEN301
  • Collection Design | FA301A
  • Professional Folio Production | FA302A
  • Portfolio Range | FA305A
  • Technical Portfolio Production | FA306A
  • Branded Fashion Production | FA307A
  • Work Integrated Learning | WIL302

Requirements

Choose one elective.

Elective subjects

  • Fashion and Social Media | FA204A
  • Fashion Marketing and Brand Development | FA303A
  • Fashion Buying and Merchandise Planning | FA304A

Technology

Learn with industry standard technologies

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

The big difference at Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is that you’ll start working in the design industry from day one – gaining valuable experience, learning from industry professionals and making industry connections.
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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about Design and Creative Technology, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of Design and Creative Technology scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the Design and Creative Technology industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent

OR

Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above

OR

Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification

OR

Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements below.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent and
Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?
  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?

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