Fashion Design

Fashionmasters Fashion Design course will enable you to create a complete design portfolio that will launch you into the world of fashion design! Perfect for the creative brain – this course will enable you to develop your ideas and gain the technical knowledge that is required to create your own label, create for existing brands or simply create bespoke designs.

The ability to draw is an advantage. Students with little or no drawing skills are strongly advised to study this course in conjunction with the Certificate of Fashion Drawing, due to illustration being an important component of each assignment.



  • History of fashion – 20th century
  • Elements of design
  • Principles of design
  • Trend forecasting
  • Sources of inspiration
  • Designing for various body types
  • Fabric and fibre studies
  • Styling and garment details
  • Range planning and merchandising
  • Specification drawing and trade sketching
  • Storyboards and mood boards
  • Communication skills
  • Designing stories and ranges for specific markets: street wear, evening wear, ready to wear, bridal
  • Costing and pricing
  • Fabric enhancement techniques



Completion of set assignments on time and to the required standard.



Fashion Design as a single course is currently offered at our Melbourne campus only.

Fashionmasters Melbourne: Level 3, 185 Spring St. Melbourne (03) 9945 9511



1 year (1 day a week, 4 hours per day)



Download the Information for Intending Students here



To enrol for this course, please click through to our enrolment information or alternatively, contact one of our Course Advisors at Fashionmasters on (03) 9945 9522 or at [email protected]



Level 3, 185 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9945 9522
Facsimile: +61 3 9662 3190
Email: [email protected]

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