Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to conduct independent research in a specialised field of clothing or fashion and contribute to knowledge production in a selected area. The research problem, its justification, process, and outcome are reported in a dissertation that complies with generally accepted norms at this level.

Admission requirements

A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Fashion with an average mark of at least 65% or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board.

Selection criteria

Selection is based on academic merit and a preliminary research proposal, as approved by the Departmental Committee.



  • Research and Dissertation: Fashion

Programme structure

  1. Nature of programme: One-year research programme.
  2. Minimum duration: 12 months.
  3. Maximum duration: 24 months full-time, 36 months part-time.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
1 - 3 years
3,500 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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