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Course Information and Fees

Diploma: DIPLOMA IN FASHION diploma


Diploma: (diploma)

The diploma in Fashion prepares graduates to enter the Fashion and Fashion related industries as innovative thinkers with an awareness of sustainability and community responsiveness.

Career Opportunities

Fashion industry – Designer, Garment technologist, Pattern maker

Fashion Retail – Buyer, Visual Merchandiser

Fashion Media – Stylist, Wardrobe and costume designer

Self-employment – Entrepreneur designer and maker

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Offering type and duration of course

Extended Curriculum Programme Fashion (NQF 6): 4 years full-time

Diploma in Fashion (NQF 6): Three years full-time

Advanced Diploma in Fashion (NQF 7): 1 Year full time

(SAQA registration pending for 2020, please contact the department prior to application)

Postgraduate Diploma in Fashion (NQF 8) 1 Year Full time

Only available from 2021 pending SAQA approval and registration.

Master of Design (NQF 9)

Only available from 2021 pending SAQA approval and registration

Doctor of Applied Arts and Design (NQF 10)

Applications open for 2020

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Cape Town Campus:
43170 ZAR

Second Year

Cape Town Campus:
37180 ZAR

Third Year

Cape Town Campus:
40950 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Course is offered on District Six Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Jenny Penfold
Telephone: +27 +21 +460 3243
Fax: +27 +21 +460 3686
Email: penfoldj@ctech.ac.za

Contact: Mrs Annadine Vlok
Telephone: +27 21 460 3447
Fax: -
Email: vloka@cput.ac.za

Contact: Ms Yvonne Vika
Telephone: +27 21 460 3754
Fax: -
Email: vikay@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2021 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.



This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.