Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Part Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


University of Canberra

Bachelor of Creative Industries (Applied Fashion) (ARB402.1)

Forge a career in Fashion

Unleash your creativity with a degree in Applied Fashion. Thanks to our partnership with TAFE Queensland, you’ll gain all the knowledge, skills, and the right vocabulary you need to succeed in the competitive world of fashion. Break into the creative industry and pursue a career you’re passionate about and benefit from our hands-on approach to learning and innovative teaching. If you have a keen eye for detail and want to develop your skillset in research, design, manufacturing, and pattern cutting then this course is for you. Get experienced in a wide variety of market levels, from couture to high street, through a range of projects, many of which are in sponsored by specific labels or companies.

Complete your degree at our TAFE Queensland Brisbane campus where you’ll build the foundations of your career and upon graduation, you’ll be ready to jump into a career, anywhere you choose.

Study a Bachelor of Applied Fashion at UC and you will:

  • Add flair to your career in fashion with this hands-on degree and develop a broad range of advanced technical and creative skills.
  • Engage in holistic creative projects and learn problem solving and analytical tasks which will prepare you to work within the industrial, social and cultural creation frameworks needed to build a career in this dynamic field.
  • Develop fashion concepts and communicate those concepts through cutting edge visual artefacts, and produce fashion items within well-articulated design briefs.
  • Graduate with advanced technical skills in fashion design and manufacturing, alongside theoretical understandings of how the fashion systems work.

Work Integrated Learning

You’ll be encouraged and supported to find relative work placements, enabling you to experience the reality of working within the industry or a particular company, and the opportunity to build useful networks for your future career.

Career opportunities

  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Fashion Designer
  • Production Manager
  • Retail Buyer
  • Stylist
  • Textile Designer
  • Merchandising Assistant
  • Patternmaker
  • Tailor

Course Specific information

Standard entry to this program is by interview and portfolio only.