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Tuition Fees:$2,931 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture
Campus:Bunting Road Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The purpose of the BA Fashion Design programme is to develop problem finders and problem solvers that have the competence to work independently as entrepreneurial fashion designers.The objective of this degree is to:

  • Apply integrated knowledge and advanced conceptual thinking skills to solve complex fashion design problems;
  • Use a range of design methods, processes and techniques to create, present and argue for professional fashion designs;
  • Enable students to demonstrate knowledge of design history and theory in broader context and fashion design history and theory in discipline specific context, and to conduct design criticism and research.
Curriculum

First Year

Fashion Design and Technology 1A

Fashion Design and Technology 1B

Fashion Design Theory 1

Design Studies 1A Design Studies 1B

Professional Design Practice 1

Second Year

Fashion Design and Technology 2

Fashion Design Theory 2

Fashion Entrepreneurship 2

Professional Design Practice 2

Third Year

Fashion Design and Technology 3

Fashion Design Theory 3

Fashion Entrepreneurship 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 Design include Art, Design Studies, Business Economics and Mathematics

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 design career in the fashion industry, including:

— Problem-solving through design

— Fashion entrepreneur

— Fashion designer

— Pattern engineer

— Stylist

— Entrepreneur

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,931
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $3,114

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R48,600

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 (R48,600) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R51,640
-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 Thea Tselepis
Head of Department
 
Mrs Antoinette Engelbrecht
Departmental Secretary