Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising/Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising
TAFE Queensland - Mount Gravatt

Course outline

In this course students gain specialist knowledge across the fashion design process — from fabric identification to design creation, production, and marketing and sales. During the final semester students will have the opportunity to exhibit their creations to industry representatives and potential employers at our prestigious graduate fashion parades. Graduates will also finish their studies with a comprehensive portfolio of work.


Applicants offered a place in the diploma course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Additional entry requirements

Successful applicants may need to satisfy diploma level modules before progressing to the advanced diploma.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Senior fashion designer, commercial textile designer, dressmaker, machinist, tailor, fashion accessories designer, production manager, CAD operator, fashion retailer.

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Offer rounds

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Level of Qualification
Advanced Diploma
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
On campus
Course Duration

2 years On campus