This 18 Months diploma in Fashion Design programme offered to our students is developed, delivered and assessed by Musk College Of Business and Technology and Validated by University of Western London(JP ) Kenya national Examination council(KNEC ), and TVET.
Fashion Design is the application of art, creativity and aesthetics to clothing and other lifestyle accessories. It is a global business and one of the largest employers of the world’s workforce. This exciting, lucrative and growing market sector has many rich employment opportunities for fashion graduates including Design, Buying, Marketing, PR and Advertising, Head Office positions Styling, Pattern Cutting, Garment Technology and Sourcing and all linked Retail and On-line Operations.
By choosing to study Fashion Design at Musk College of Business and Technology, you will find yourself surrounded by a hub of internationally acclaimed fashion designers and creative people. Our purpose-built campus has been designed as an inspirational place to think, create and learn, equipped with the needed facilities expected of a modern education center. Our academic staff are highly experienced and have all worked in this demanding industry.
Fashion Design is big business. Being a professional Fashion Designer is a great career with many opportunities to either create your own brands and collections or to gain employment in one of the numerous fashion houses worldwide. We participate in the Italy fashion week. The Fashion Industry has continued to grow and there are now many career opportunities to gain successful employment across so many linked areas. Our graduates work across a wide spectrum of careers in fashion, working successfully and influentially to establish their own labels or to work as company designers, freelancer, fashion consultants, merchandisers or stylists.
We teach and encourage design creativity, originality and imagination combined with commercial business sense across most areas of Fashion. Ranging from street wear, sportswear, contemporary fashion, evening wear and “Pret-a-Porter”. We cover “A to Z” of this fantastic industry and we will guide each individual student through the different stages of structured formal education to final Graduation, and to even job application so that they are fully prepared to face their next challenge and their chosen proposed career path.
The Diploma in Fashion Design program offered at Musk College of Business and Technology is designed to accomplish high academic standards in an exciting exploration of the latest techniques and processes of the Fashion Industry. This innovative course will give you a professional insight to all the different job roles and career opportunities that exist within the fashion industry. You will have the opportunity to learn not only the theoretical and practical skills essential for fashion design, but also essential personal skills such as self-confidence, presentation, organisation, the ability to work with others and an opportunity to discover and express your own creative identity.
The first six months of the program will cover basic fundamental skills such as freehand drawing, CAD drawing techniques like Photoshop/ Illustrator/ InDesign to create essential Mood Boards; Fashion Market and Trend Analysis; Basic garment making techniques including “Block” making, simple pattern drafting and cutting and linked garment construction techniques.
The second six months of study will build and progress your existing skills learnt in the first year with further exploration and development of the creative fashion design process covering more advanced pattern technology and garment creation, Fashion Marketing and Branding, Sustainability and linked Ethical Education, Portfolio presentation and other industry projects.
The third six month will provide opportunities for students to explore and apply their fashion skills and knowledge to a higher and more advanced professional level. Students gain hands-on experience through a minimum six-week work intern placement in a real-world environment which often leads to future work opportunities.
When you have graduated from Musk College of Business and Technology and you have been awarded a Diploma in Fashion Design , you can apply for a Degree at any other university of your choice across the world. The employment rate among our graduates is outstanding and nearly all enjoy a successful career within their chosen field. You will also undertake a six week work placement programme, where you will experience the “Real world” of fashion and all the varied jobs available to you when you graduate. We offer an excellent academic and technical programme of study in a purpose built, well equipped campus. In addition we pride ourselves on the way we support our students in their academic studies, with pastoral student support. In return, we ask that you commit to work hard, display good attendance and make full use of all that is available to you at MUSK COLLEGE.