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What will I learn?

If you dream of a career as a Fashion Designer, Textile Designer, Designer-Maker or Production Manager, working in Sustainable Fashion, Product Innovation, Industry Transparency and Enterprise, this course is for you.

The Fashion & Sustainability course is perfect for people wanting to shape the future of the fashion industry. You will learn how to create forward-thinking fashion, with a focus on sustainability and ethical consumption. You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working within many sectors of the industry including fashion design, reinvention, forecasting and enterprise.

With a focus on fashion futures, business strategy, and sustainable fashion business models and supply chains, you will gain the knowledge and skills to develop and manage a career in emerging fashion industries. Students will also have opportunities to apply their studies by partaking in sought-after internships at major events like Melbourne Fashion Week, Ego Expo, and more.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships, students have opportunities to partake in a variety of real-world fashion experiences, gaining access to industry connections.

The Bachelor of Design (Fashion & Sustainability) course is perfect for people wanting to shape the future of the fashion industry. Students will learn how to create forward-thinking fashion, with a focus on sustainability and ethical consumption.

The Bachelor degree can be completed in six trimesters (2 years) of full-time study or part-time equivalent.

THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE, YOU WILL

→ Create, develop and produce ethical fashion products and services

→ Acquire an in-depth understanding of global fashion practices, design, and sustainability

→ Gain knowledge and experience in fashion business, styling, ethical responsibility, and zero waste techniques and technologies

→ Develop an industry-relevant portfolio and capstone project

→ Partake in several opportunities including a 60-hour work placement, sought-after internships and experiences at major events like Melbourne Fashion Week, Ego Expo and more

→ Study in our warehouse-style campus in the heart of Melbourne’s fashion district, with access to our world-class studios, creative spaces and classrooms

→ Complete your bachelor degree in two years instead of the standard three

The Bachelor and Diploma of Design (Fashion & Sustainability) are delivered at the George St Campus and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited through CRICOS

Which department am I in?

School of Design

CRICOS

104506J

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,796.00 (12,94,668) per year
AUD $71,388 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Cromwell Street Campus

67/69 Cromwell Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,796.00 (12,94,668) per year
AUD $71,388 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

George Street Campus

2/156 George Street,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age at the time of commencement of study and completion of an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or overseas equivalent. English Language Requirements: Meet the minimum English proficiency requirements evidenced by achieving an IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

For international students

  • Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement
  • Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian year 12

English Language Proficiency

An international student whose first language is not English should be able to speak and write English to a level sufficient to cope with the requirements of tertiary study. To be accepted to a course of study at Collarts, an international applicant must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency at one of the following minimum levels (or equivalent) with no individual band below 6.0:

• IELTS Band Score 6.0

• Cambridge CAE Score: 169

• Pearson Academic Score between 51-58

• TOEFL iBT Score between 60-78

Pathways options

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About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students