Kick start your fashion design career with a degree from the school that has produced designers like Kate Sylvester, Kathryn Wilson, Rebecca Taylor, and Sean Kelly (Project Runway NY winner, 2014).
Explore and develop fashion design concepts, garments, accessories or systems that respond to the times.
Consider the global impact of the multi-billion dollar fashion industry and explore how fashion can have a more sustainable future.
You’ll learn skills in idea generation, fashion communication, patternmaking, construction, materials, historail and contemporary fashion analysis, and critical thinking.
Degree-level study of fashion design teaches innovative and creative design of apparel, skills in producing patterns and prototype garments, knowledge of textile materials, market and trend analysis.
This qualification at Massey will help you develop the ability to position fashion products in the marketplace.
Note: Students starting in July may complete in 3.5 years, provided they complete Summer School in the first year.
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,796|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,750|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.
The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.
To enter the Bachelor of Design with Honours program you will:
There are three main ways to gain entry to the Bachelor of Design with Honours.
1_ Automatic entry
If you achieved NCEA Level 2 or 3 with Merit or Excellence overall, and a Merit or Excellence endorsement in an approved art, design, or technology subject, you have automatic entry and will not have to submit a portfolio.
This also applies for Cambridge International students achieving an AS grade A or B in an approved art, design, or technology subject.
2_ Portfolio pre-approval entry
You can show work in progress to a Massey College of Creative Arts staff member during a school visit, Massey Open Day, or other University event, or in a video call.
They’ll look at examples of your work with you and if it shows the creative potential we’re looking for, they’ll sign a portfolio pre-approval letter. Then you won’t need to submit a final portfolio with your application.
3_ Portfolio entry
When you apply online, submit a portfolio showing a selection of your creative work that demonstrates your creative potential with your application to study.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
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