Bachelor of Design - Fashion

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT's fashion degree is the longest running fashion degree in Queensland and provides industry-standard facilities. Students will be advised by leading industry mentors, and embrace the challenges and opportunities of 21st century fashion including ethics and sustainability, industry practices and emerging digital technologies such as 3D printing. In the studio, they will develop their design identity, working individually and in teams on real-world briefs and projects. Our students have opened pop-up stores, produced fashion magazines and websites, and collaborated with leading designers such as Lydia Pearson. The course includes the opportunity to study abroad and gain global experience. Students can extend their studies into related design fields including interior design and architecture or diversify their skills by pursuing second majors or minors in business and communication areas such as advertising, marketing and journalism.

Course Fee:

International: $107,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); successful portfolio and academic achievement


288 credit points comprising 4 impact lab units; a Fashion major (12 units); plus 4 design specialisation units and a minor (4 units) or 4 electives, or 8 design specialisation units.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Pathways to Master of Teaching (Secondary) and Master of Philosophy are available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

This course has additional entry requirements. This program is not covered by QUT's OP Guarantee and Deferment Schemes. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students.


Design Institute of Australia

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Fashion Designer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info No Full time 3 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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