This is a four year programme designed to produce highly skilled
and technologically proficient personnel that will meet the
increasing demand for creative, innovative and multifaceted
and research oriented designers in applied fashion design industries.
Work placements/international opportunities
As part of your course you are expected to go on industrial for at least 8
months of your third year. You can be attached anywhere around the globe
subject t approve by your department and availability of funds.
Some of the destinations to which our students have been attached are Zambia,
Botswana, and South Africa. Field trips to industry, participation in Zimbabwe
Fashion Week activities and competitions, Zimbabwe Fashion Indaba, and HIFA
are some of the exciting experiential learning activities you will be exposed
to and funded by the university during the course.
Financial support in form of a scholarship to pursue an Mphil Programme
in the Department is now available for an outstanding student
in the department for the full duration of the programme. The
candidate will also be expected to perform four hours of production
in the Department's Clothing Manufacturing Unit in an effort marry
theory with practice. Research work within the department's
thematic areas is an important component of the programme
and the candidate will submit a dissertation for assessment.
For normal entry, an applicant should have satisfied general
requirements as prescribed below:
Have passed at least 5 subjects at Ordinary Level
including English Language and Mathematics and at
least two subjects at Advanced level or their equivalents
.Advanced Level pass in Textiles and Clothing Design,
Design and Technology, Art and Design, or any other relevant
subject will be an added advantage.
A minimum of a National Diploma in Clothing
Technology or in Fashion Design
or equivalent from a recognized institution, or
A recognized teaching qualification with
specialization in Clothing and Textiles
or Fashion Design.
A person who is at least 25 years of age for males and 23 years
for females on the first day of the academic year in which
admission is sought and who is not eligible for entry under
the Normal or Special Entry regulations may apply for Mature Entry
Fees and Funding
Students are expected to pay for their studies. Learning materials and equipment will then be provided except for stationery.
Clothing and Textile Technology
Private Bag 7724
Tel 067 21 24082