Diploma in Fashion Product Development
Professional practice of product development

The programme equips students with competence in developing fashion products that are commercially and technical viable. Students will learn the latest knowledge and skills in the area of textile materials, fashion design, pattern design, clothing production and computer application.

Upon completion of the programme, student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the professional practice in fashion industry.
  • Demonstrate an ability to create marketable and producible fashion designs.
  • Demonstrate an ability to transform (or realise) fashion design ideas into products.
  • Use a common language for effective communication among different parties of the fashion supply chain.



  1. This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
  2. This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level[3])

Programme Information

Exemption PolicyHolders of recognized and comparable qualifications may be entitled to exemption from some modules of the programmes. This means that the students do not need to undertake the same or similar module(s) again.
Maximum Number of ExemptionsThe maximum exemption to be granted is six modules.
Application Deadline
Medium of InstructionChinese (supplemented with English teaching materials)
Tuition FeeHK$2,300 per module (total 12 modules)

Payable by monthly installments:
1st installment: HK$766
2nd installment: HK$766
3rd installment: HK$768

RemarksThe minimum attendance requirement for each module is 70% (examination (if any) will be counted in the calculation of class attendance). The passing mark for each module is 50. A student who successfully completes all the modules required under the programme will be entitled to the diploma award.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entrance requirements to the programmes are:

  • Completion of secondary education or equivalent; OR
  • Mature applicants over the age of 23 with at least 2 years of relevant work experience and a pass in admission test and/or interview will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


ContactMiss Sin
Tel2263 6335

Programme Structure

Course CodeCourse NameDurationStart Date
PAT53D Modelling and Technical Fashion Design10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)
APP8 Apparel Construction and Production9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
APP7Apparel Trimmings9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
FDE3CAD for Fashion Design and Merchandising10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)
PAT8 Computer Application in Pattern Design, Grading and Marker Planning10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)
MER5Fashion Product Development10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)
PAT1 Fundamental Pattern Construction9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
TEX2Knit Product Manufacturing9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
TEX1Knowledge of Materials9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
FDE2 Principles of Fashion Design10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)
APP5Sewing Practice9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
APP6Sewing Project10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)