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CAD 18378

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 110

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Fashion Management two-year diploma program prepares you with the essential knowledge and skills required to meet the core business needs of today's Canadian fashion industry. This program is designed to meet the demands of the current Canadian market, with its emphasis on product development, niche markets, and omni-channel retail.

You'll delve into the full product lifecycle, from conception to retail, learning about development, sourcing, and effective marketing. As you test and problem-solve for quality assurance, you'll develop buying, merchandising, and marketing plans. Exploring logistics processes, you'll collaborate within a team to manage a retail store.

The Fashion Management program is the only academic program curriculum in Canada identified by the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) as an affiliate school. This means you'll benefit from an up-to-date curriculum, connections with the industry, and access to industry research materials exclusively available to members.

The structure of this program gives you flexibility in your choice of a career path. Your field education experience can be in fashion buying, production, distribution, retailing, wholesale, or a related marketing area. You'll also get to network with potential employers at our FashionWorks industry event.

Note: Students starting in January will have an alternate order of courses, and will not graduate until their field education component has been completed. January intake students will complete semester two from May to August, and continue into semester three in September of the same academic year.

Program Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Identify textile materials, assess their suitability and compatibility, and select for end use.
  • Use basic accounting concepts and financial analysis in order to interpret reports and make business decisions.
  • Make optimal sourcing decisions based on research and analysis of domestic and global sources.
  • Use merchandising concepts and retail math to develop merchandise, assortment and buying plans.
  • Communicate visually by using appropriate tools and practices to create product development packages, sales materials, and merchandising displays.
  • Apply the principles of logistics and supply chain management to operate a successful fashion business.
  • Use effective interpersonal and team skills to enhance leadership, management and sales expertise in a fashion business environment.
  • Evaluate product by applying the principles of quality control to meet appropriate standards.
  • Explain the organization and operation of the Canadian fashion industry, its role within the global economy, and identify the forces that affect it.
  • Distinguish the processes and systems used in garment manufacturing to make production decisions.
  • Apply the product development process by preparing visual materials, technical specifications, and cost analysis for a product(s) aimed at a specific target market.
  • Develop, communicate, and apply a marketing plan by combining marketing research, strategies and tactics.
  • Analyze ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability principles to develop best practices in the fashion industry.
  • Develop professional goals through industry exposure with an emphasis on life-long learning and personal growth.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 70

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 54 - With no score less than - 50
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 English (C or U)
    • Grade 11 Math (M or U) or grade 12 (C or U)

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
54 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

18378

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 110

Application Fee
(CAD)

12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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