Diploma in Fashion Design and Practice (Level 6)

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 26,392

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements include:

  • 14 credits at NCEA level 3 in each of three subjects, or
  • 48 credits at NCEA level 2 across four subjects (preferably including English and / or Mathematics, Practical Arts, Technology or Design), or
  • completed University Entrance, or
  • completed Year 12 (Sixth Form) Certificate in at least two subjects (preferably including English and/or Mathematics, Practical Art, Technology or Design), or
  • successfully completed the Certificate in Media Arts (Level 4) programme (formerly known as the Introductory Certificate in Media Arts), or
  • Equivalent qualification
  • Special admission may be granted to candidates aged 20 years or over that do not meet the specified entry requirements. These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through a process of an interview and / or assessment.
  • Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0, with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent.


Modules include:

  • Fashion design & production
  • Textiles and materials
  • Marketing, PR and communication
  • Fashion retailing
  • Business of fashion: New Zealand and international
  • History and meaning of fashion
  • Garment manufacturing, production processes and specifications
  • Portfolio design and deployment
  • Work Placement

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