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81 Church Street, Cape Town CBD, South Africa, 8001

Sandton Campus

50 Wierda Rd W, Wierda Valley, Sandton, 2196, South Africa

Registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration Certificate No. 2007/HE07/001

IMAGINE A BA HONOURS

IN FASHION

FEDISA’s Bachelor of Arts Honours: Fashion degree will facilitate academic discourse around theories and concepts relating to political, economic, societal and psychosocial, technological, legal and environmental issues pertaining to contemporary and future fashion shifts.

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BUSINESS

STUDIES

BUSINESS

STUDIES

RESEARCH

METHODOLOGY

Focus on research questions, planning a research proposal, qualitative research processes, quantitative research processes, designing surveys and questionnaires and the language of research (writing and presenting seminar papers and dissertations).

COURSE

WORK

 Contemplates the impact of global social, cultural and psychosocial dynamics on fashion management. It also interrogates theories, philosophies and discourse on the fashion industry.

WORK INTEGRATED 

LEARNING

Will require students to identify, initiate and engage with a chosen area of interest that will contribute to the final mini-dissertation. Students will conduct action research in an actual industry setting, and will document their findings.

MINI

DISSERTATION

Requires students to write a comprehensive mini-dissertation sparked by content explored during semester one course work. Students will also be expected to incorporate action research conducted in a fashion industry setting.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The aim of the Bachelor of Arts Honours: Fashion programme is to produce fashion professionals; empowered with the capacity to successfully manage various fashion related processes with a thorough understanding of the requisites involved, through a well-developed research and analytic ability.

The programme is designed for the accomplished creative business-orientated person, who has a flair for fashion, style and a love of all aspects influencing fashion and its related fields, such as prevailing trends, cultural influences, production technology, eco-awareness and sound business practice.

Emphasis is placed on the research and analytical development of the candidate, as well as the business acumen to successfully integrate new concepts into the established commercial sectors of the fashion and design economies.

The programme objectives may be considered from the dual perspectives of advanced entry into the fashion industry and preparation for higher-level research studies at Masters and Doctoral levels.

DURATION

CREDITS

NQF LEVEL

THE STRUCTURE

The programme structure of the BA Honours: Fashion degree at FEDISA consists of 7 integrated research modules, which includes Work Integrated Learning and a supervised mini-dissertation. All classes are presented in the afternoon, allowing for extending personal research and knowledge development opportunities during the morning.

NOTE: The BA Honours: Fashion degree is a pure research qualification and no fashion design or construction skills are required.

 

"The BA Honours: Fashion degree elevates our thinking around the broader concepts of Fashion management."

ALLEN LEROUX | FEDISA CEO

 
 

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