What will I learn?

Develop your creative vision and create otherworldly images for fashion media.

Focusing on the developments in the Asian and global fashion industries, the philosophy of the programme centres on the different and exciting artistic practices of the creative industries, as well as the dynamism of the evolving fashion culture in Singapore and the world at large. The three-year, practice-based programme integrates technical skills, industry knowledge, design processes and fashion creative direction. Upon graduation, you will possess a good working knowledge of the fashion industry and relevant, technically sound design skills.

The programme covers a holistic underpinning of different areas in fashion and focuses on the fashion product with components in fashion media. This unique blend of specialist subjects aims to mould you into a talented, motivated and entrepreneurial fashion practitioner who can contribute to local and international brands and drive the local fashion industry. You will also have the opportunity to study with a fashion team that is actively engaged in a range of local and international Initiatives.

With a rigorous curriculum that blends contemporary artistic practices centred on the Asian fashion industry, you will have a holistic experiential learning experience that grooms you to be industry-ready. Through the programme, you can also establish a good network of alumni contacts and key partnerships with the fashion industry.

Programme structure

The Diploma is offered as a full time programme over three years and is divided into three levels, which correspond to each academic year of the programme. The academic year is divided into two semesters of thirteen weeks with two additional Assessment Weeks (Week 14 and 15). There will be 120 credits for each year of study and successful Diploma graduates must gain a total of 360 credits points to earn the Diploma.

Diploma programmes span three levels, where your technical and vocational skills as well as competence and knowledge will be developed to ensure you are industry-ready. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded with a Diploma certificate. Thereafter, exceptional Diploma graduates may apply to enter Level 2 of a LASALLE BA(Hons) programme within the same discipline.

Career Paths:

Make an impact as: Designer, Writer, Buyer, Merchandiser, Stylist, Fashion Photographer or Pattern Drafter.

Or make your mark in a related career: Costume Designer, Accessory Designer, Assistant Designer, Trend Forecaster or Personal Shopper.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Design

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$24,514.00 (13,38,831) per year
Subsidised fees per annum: SG $9,880

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

Start date

Expected August 2022


Faculty of Design

McNally Campus,

1 McNally Street,

187940, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. However, students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Singapore high school( i.e. Cambridge GCE O-Level/GCSE/IGCSE/Higher NITEC/NITEC Certificate/Singapore Integrated Programme).

English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 71
  • PTE Academic 42

About LASALLE College of the Arts

LASALLE College of the Arts is Asia’s leading tertiary institution in contemporary arts and design education and practice.

  • Comprehensive range of contemporary arts & design programmes
  • International faculty with strong industry connections
  • Award-winning campus in the heart of Singapore
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations across programmes