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Diploma Scheme in Fashion and Textile Studies
Flexible learning style to enhance your professional knowledge and skills

The programme has been designed for the practitioners in clothing and related industries as well as interested students. It aims to equip students with necessary knowledge and skills so as to enhance their performance and competitiveness in the ever-changing environment. To meet the needs and learning styles of in-service personnel, the programme is structured to provide students the greatest flexibility to choose any modules and take the assessments of the programme.

The programme offers two levels of awards, Certificate and Diploma. To obtain relevant award, the students must follow the programme regulations and successfully complete the programme (attendance rate of at least 70% and pass in the assessments) of relevant modules. The certificate award of this programme mainly focuses on a chosen concentration. Students who completed 6 modules successfully can apply for the selected Certificate award. The diploma award has diverse nature and focuses across different areas. Students who completed 18 modules successfully can apply for the Diploma in Fashion and Textile Studies.

Programme Information

Application Deadline 12 Aug 2020
Medium of Instruction Chinese (supplemented with English teaching materials)
Tuition Fee HK$2,300 per module
Application apply

Programme Feature

The programme is module based. There are 3 concentrations (Pattern Design, Apparel Technology and Textile Technology). Under each concentration, there is a series of modules (please refer to “Programme Structure” for more details. As for the certificate award, students are required to complete 6 modules successfully, including 1 mandatory module (Knowledge of Materials), any 3 core modules from one of the concentrations and any 2 elective modules from the whole module list. To obtain a Diploma award, students are required to complete 18 modules successfully. In addition to the mandatory module (Knowledge of Materials), students have to take 17 elective modules from the module list to fit their particular needs and interest. Alternatively, students may obtain 3 Certificate awards and then apply for the Diploma award.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of secondary education or equivalent; OR
  • Mature applicants over the age of 23 with at least 2 years of relevant work experience and obtain pass in admission test (subject to CITA’s approval).

Awards

  • Students who complete 6 specified modules successfully can apply for one of the following certificate award:
    – Certificate in Pattern Design (Code No.: CFTS-P)
    – Certificate in Apparel Technology (Code No.: CFTS-A)
    – Certificate in Textile Technology (Code No.: CFTS-T)
  • Students who successfully complete 18 modules or 3 certificates can apply for the Diploma award (Code No.: DCFTS).

Remarks

  • Students may apply for module exemption which is subject to CITA’s approval. For the Certificate award, students can apply for exemption from at most 2 modules. For the Diploma award, students can apply for exemption from at most 5 modules.
  • This programme is designed for life-long learning. There is no prescribed maximum study period, however, students have to note the validity period of each module. Students have to note that not all the modules are offered in each term.

Enquiry

Contact Miss Sin
Tel 2263 6335
email lillian.sin@cita.org.hk

Programme Structure

Mandatory Module

Course Code Course Name Duration Start Date
20K TEX1 081 Knowledge of Materials 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours) 2020-08-18

General Module

Course Code Course Name Duration Start Date
FDE3 CAD for Fashion Design and Merchandising 10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)
MER5 Fashion Product Development 10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)
FDE2 Principles of Fashion Design 10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)

Apparel Technology Concentration

Course Code Course Name Duration Start Date
20K APP8 081 Apparel Construction and Production 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours) 2020-08-19
20K APP5 081 Sewing Practice 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours) 2020-08-21
20K APP6 081 Sewing Project 10 sessions (2.5 hours/session) 2020-08-22
APP7 Apparel Trimmings 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)

Pattern Design Concentration

Course Code Course Name Duration Start Date
20K PAT6 081 3D Modelling and Pattern Design 10 sessions (2.5 hours/session) 2020-08-18
20K PAT5 081 3D Modelling and Technical Fashion Design 10 sessions (2.5 hours/session) 2020-08-17
20K PAT1 081 Fundamental Pattern Construction 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours) 2020-08-20
PAT8 Computer Application in Pattern Design, Grading and Marker Planning 10 sessions (2.5 hours/session)
PAT2 Pattern Design I – Bottoms 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
PAT3 Pattern Design II – Ladies’ Tops 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
PAT4 Pattern Design III – Men’s Tops 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)

Textile Technology Concentration

Course Code Course Name Duration Start Date
20K TEX2 081 Knit Product Manufacturing 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours) 2020-08-17
20K TEX3 081 Quality Evaluation for Textile and Apparel Products 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours) 2020-08-20
APP7 Apparel Trimmings 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
TEX6 Garment and Denim Washing 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
TEX4 Textile Dyeing and Printing 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)
TEX5 Textile Finishing 9 sessions (2.5 hours/session) and 1 examination (2.5 hours)