Bachelor

Faculty of Creative Industries


The Bachelor of Fashion Design is unique within the higher education system of Macau and will train professionals with a Higher Education Degree, prepared to develop creative ideas and solutions that are original, innovative and attentive to the multiple challenges of a large and fast changing Industry.

Description

The Fashion Design Program was designed considering a diagnostic of requirements and critical facets within: the current socio-cultural developments derived from the convergence of east and west; the most recent technological innovations; the advent of new design materials; the new trends in aesthetics; and the paradigm shifts in the social and productive reality of this industry.

This program will prepare students for professional excellence in fashion and business. Students will explore fashion drawing, color theory, the complete garment-making process, including professional draping and sewing techniques; computer-aided design (CAD) and will learn to develop design ideas from concept to production as well as fashion business.

The bachelor of Fashion Design aims to foster professionals with their own creative vision prepared to take place in the challenging fashion industry.

Typical Duration

4 years full-time (day) programme

Teaching Medium

English

Total number of credits for graduation 

148

Campus

NAPE 1 (Rua de Londres 16, Macau, China)

Programme’s Government Approval (In Chinese and Portuguese only)

http://bo.io.gov.mo/bo/i/2015/37/despsasc.asp#140

Calendar 

Classes take place from September to May each academic year. Summer classes, internships and examinations may be scheduled in June and July. Please refer to the official academic calendar for the most updated information.

Weekly schedule

On average, students will have approximately 18.5 hours of classes each week. Classes are scheduled from Mondays to Fridays, from 09:00 to 18:15. Exceptionally, classes may be scheduled in the evenings or on Saturdays.





Key Features

  • Design studios and lecture-based modules are taught by a mixture of local faculty members and eminent visiting professors. All are internationally recognized professionals, providing the opportunity to develop architectural skills in a global context.
  • This degree leads to a career as a professional Fashion Designer multi-skilled in both manual and digital technologies.
  • Program is developed in collaboration with the renowned Fashion Design Center in Macau – CPTTM (Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center)

Coordinator's Message

Macau has a long-standing tradition in the textile and fashion industry that has shifted from manufacturing to a creative design paradigm. The University of Saint Joseph is proud to introduce the Bachelor of Fashion Design as unique program within the higher education system of Macau, fostering development of this area, by training professionals with a Higher Education Degree, prepared to develop creative ideas and solutions that are original, innovative and grounded in the multicultural tradition of Macau. This program is established with the collaboration of reendowed Fashion Design Center in Macau – CPTTM (Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center) and integrated in the vibrant community of Designers, Architects, and Media Producer at the USJ’s Faculty of Creative Industries.

Prof. Álvaro Barbosa


Typical Career Options

  • Fashion Designer
  • Teacher in areas related with fashion
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Fashion trend analyst
  • Fashion consultant
  • Fashion editor (specialize and dissemination press)

Study plan & description of modules

Students must complete all the following modules

Please click on any specific module to see its description.


Modules

Year 1 Bachelor
LFD108
2.00 credits
LAT201
2.00 credits
LFD104
2.00 credits
LFD105
3.00 credits
LBA229
2.00 credits
LFD101
3.00 credits
LCO102
2.00 credits
LFD102
3.00 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
LFD206
2.00 credits
LFD209
2.00 credits
LFD207
2.00 credits
LFD208
2.00 credits
LFD203
2.00 credits
LCO103
2.00 credits
LFD202
3.00 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
LFD305
3.00 credits
LFD307
3.00 credits
LFD306
2.00 credits
LCO106
2.00 credits
LAT205
2.00 credits
Year 4 Bachelor
LFD405
3.00 credits
LFD406
6.00 credits
LFD403
3.00 credits
LBA241
2.00 credits
LCO108
2.00 credits
Others
ENG101
3.00 credits
ENG104
2.00 credits
ENG103
3.00 credits
ENG102
2.00 credits
Others
ENG107
3.00 credits
ENG108
2.00 credits
ENG106
2.00 credits
ENG105
3.00 credits
Others
PTG104
2.00 credits
PTG103
3.00 credits
PTG102
2.00 credits
PTG101
3.00 credits
Others
CHN104
2.00 credits
CHN103
3.00 credits
CHN101
3.00 credits
CHN102
2.00 credits