School of Fashion
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) In Fashion
Qualification / Course Information
Randburg (Johannesburg) & Hatfield (Pretoria)
The BA in Fashion (Honours) is a postgraduate learning programme that will prepare you for entry into a fashion career or further research-based programmes such as a Masters in a cognate field.
The learning programme has been developed by leaders in fashion and retail with the focus of providing you with the most progressive and relevant education in the industry. The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fashion aims to enable students to foster critical and creative thinking strategies to identify, evaluate, and solve problems in a complex world in light of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
This programme balances research with real-world case studies. Modules covered require students to engage with higher-order cognitive processes and apply theory to practice within the realm of fashion. Students are required to complete a research project founded on the principles of action research.
THE ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS IN FASHION ARE:
- the STADIO, Bachelor of Arts in Fashion or the Bachelor of Commerce in Fashion degree; or
- a Bachelor degree (NQF 7) in a cognate field, such as fashion, buying, merchandising, planning, business, supply chain, marketing or design; and
- Candidates must have achieved an overall grade average of 65% across all the modules at undergraduate degree level
- Candidates applying for access to the BA Honours in Fashion are required to submit a piece of academic writing for evaluation and are further required to attend an admissions interview with the Programme Coordinator.
STADIO is committed to achieving inclusion and to overcome barriers to access and success in higher education. Applicants who do not meet the stated admission criteria, but who have relevant work experience and/or prior learning may apply for admission under the policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). STADIO admits a maximum of 10% per cohort via RPL. The implementation of RPL is context-specific, in terms of discipline, programme and level. Further information may be obtained from your Student Recruitment Advisor.
Design Thinking for Problem Solving
Fashion Business Studies
Fashion Cultural Studies
Be a part of the Honours Recruitment Programme and be mentored by the industry experts to enhance your chances of getting that dream job.
A BA Honours Degree in Fashion will offer you an advantage in any fashion career that you want to apply for.