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undergraduate

Degree

Diploma - Fashion Studies

Course code: #FST

undergraduate

Degree

Diploma - Fashion Studies

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $16,013 CAD

  • Application fee

    $90 CAD

  • Duration

    8 months

  • PGWP

    8 months

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Winter-January 31-December-2023 2023-12-31
Fall-September 31-August-2023 2023-08-31

Overview

Diploma - Fashion Studies

Seneca’s one-year Fashion Studies certificate program will introduce you to fashion design and fashion business that will inspire you to explore creative skills and design applications. 

You will immerse yourself in design, production, business and communication, including social media

From visual culture and trend forecasting to sustainable fashion, your studies will teach you to investigate the range of experiences offered to professionals in the industry.

Furthermore, upon completing this program at Seneca College, you can make an informed decision about continuing your studies in other fashion programs within Seneca’s School of Fashion.

Skills

Throughout this program, you will develop the following skills:

  • Fashion communications
  • Colour and fashion trend forecasting
  • Concept and design
  • Drawing and illustration

This program is offered in Seneca's hybrid delivery format, with some courses available in Seneca's flexible delivery format. Some coursework is online, and some must be completed in person. 

For courses offered in a flexible delivery format, professors use innovative learning spaces and technology to teach students in a classroom or lab and broadcast in real-time to students attending remotely. 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$24,663

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,144
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,650
Tuition 1 person $16,013

Hourly wage

Min wage

16.55 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Photo and signature pages of your passport.
  • Your academic record in your native language and official/certified English translation.
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo: Minimum score 105 to 110

As an international student, you have the option of learning English at Seneca's English Language Institute (ELI) before starting your professional program. 

There are eight (8) levels in the ELI that are seven (7) weeks in length each. There are six (6) start dates per year: January, March, May, July, September and November.

If you apply to a professional program and you do not meet Seneca’s English requirements, you may receive an Offer of Admission to your program that is conditional upon completion of the English Language Institute.

The college will use your English test score to place you in the most appropriate ELI level. If you do not have an English score, you will take a placement test when you arrive on campus.

ELI LevelDuolingoTOEICIELTS AcademicTOEFL iBTCambridgeEIKEN GradePTE Academic
Level 110 - 2510 - 2252.0 (all bands 2.0)0 - 12<1424 - 5 (419)10 - 20
Level 230 - 40230 - 2952.5 (all bands 2.5)13 - 19<1423 (1456)21 - 25
Level 345 - 50300 - 3953.0 (all bands 3.0)20 - 29 (S/W 8)<142Pre-2 (1728)26 - 30
Level 455 - 60400 - 4953.5 (all bands 3.5)30 - 39 (S/W 10)<142Pre-2 (1854)31 - 35
Level 565 - 70500 - 5704.0 (all bands 4.0)40 - 49 (S/W 12)142 - 1462 (1980)36 - 40
Level 675 - 80575 - 6454.5 (all bands 4.5)50 - 59 (S/W 14)147 - 1532 (2141)41 - 45
Level 785 - 90650 - 7205.0 (all bands 5.0)60 - 69 (S/W 16)154 - 161Pre-1 (2304)46 - 50
Level 895 - 100725 and above5.5 (all bands 5.5)70 - 79 (S/W 18)162 - 168Pre-1 (2467)51 - 57
Levels 6, 7 and 8: ELI plus Seneca subjects. Earn up to four Seneca credits while in the ELI.

 

Fee itemsFees per Session (7 weeks / 1 level)Fees per Semester (14 weeks / 2 levels)
Tuition$3,269.25$6,538.50

After finishing Level 8, You will receive a Certificate of Standing from the ELI and you will be automatically registered in your program at Seneca. You will not have to take another English test.


Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant

Mature applicants applying to degree programs must be 19 years old by the first day of scheduled classes and have been away from high school for at least two years

Mature applicants must meet all program-specific prerequisite courses. Pre-admission testing is not permitted to meet degree program prerequisites.

  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

Career opportunities

  • Fashion Designer
  • Workroom Assistant
  • Fashion and Textiles Buyer
  • Stylist
  • Fashion Writer
  • Textile Designer
  • Fashion Blogger

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