In a nutshell
Start your career in fashion with a Diploma of Branded Fashion Design course, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia.
This diploma will start you on the journey of understanding the fashion industry from a historical, social and political point of view, as well as the creative process of taking garments from design to market. You’ll be introduced to all aspects of fashion design – how to use form, shape and colour, choosing materials, technical drawing, matching ideas with purpose, and more.
This course is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia, giving you confidence that your education is of the highest industry standard.
Free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence
You’ll receive a free Adobe Creative Cloud Pro licence for the entire time you’re studying Design with us.
Exclusive industry partnerships
We’ve partnered with industry leaders including Vogue Australia and Fashion Queensland, to offer you internship, mentoring and scholarship opportunities.
Guaranteed pathway entry into a bachelor’s degree
Take your credits and pathway directly into the second year of our bachelor’s program.
What you’ll need
To be eligible for this course, students need to have:
- Completed Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent, OR
- Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above, OR
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification, OR
- Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
While completing this Diploma of Branded Fashion Design qualification from Billy Blue College of Design, you will cover the following subjects:
- Design Context
- Design Studio 1
- Design Studio 2
- Fashion Illustration
- Introduction to Branded Fashion Technical Drawing
- Introduction to Shape and Form
- Fashion Studio Practice
- Fashion vs Clothing
Why Billy Blue College of Design?
Billy Blue College of Design is the design and creative technology faculty at Torrens University Australia, and home to the industry’s best and brightest. They’re known for our engagement with industry and employability focus, with courses developed in collaboration with industry leaders.
You'll study in iconic, inspirational spaces where ideas flourish, and our educators are adventurous and eager to share their craft, and industry contacts. During your studies, you’ll master the practical skills you need back up your imagination and gain the commercial skills you need to scale up your career.
Best of all, university admission needn’t be a worry. You don’t need an ATAR to study with Billy Blue, just a passion to learn, and that hard-earned work-life experience counts too.
You’ll benefit from the dedicated support of Course Advisors and Success Coaches, who can help you navigate your career dreams and study goals.
And, with all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part-time, on-campus, online, or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.