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Canadian apparel exports to emerging markets are on the rise and e-commerce opens up new marketing possibilities. It’s an exciting time to launch a fashion career.

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Fashion Design programs at UFV

UFV Fashion Design offers a comprehensive curriculum that promotes creativity, marketing and technology. You can fast track your career with a two-year diploma or earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with the new Fashion minor/ extended minor.

Two-Year Diploma

The UFV Fashion Design diploma is designed to equip you to launch your career into the apparel industry. With three options to choose from you can focus on your educational needs and interests.

Textiles
This option allows students to express their creative talents in textile art and design. Mastering skills in dying, printing, knitting and weaving, our students transform materials into wearable works of art.

Fashion Technology
The fashion technology option provides training in a variety of technical approaches including Computer Aided Design (CAD) applications with 3-D technology.
 
Marketing
If you plan to set up a fashion related business or pursue a career in sales and marketing, this is the best route for you. 

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Extended Studies Certificates

Students who complete a Fashion Design diploma have the option to beef up their skills in textiles or marketing by taking an Extended Studies certificate in Fashion Design.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

The BFA now offers a minor/ extended minor in Fashion, where students can combine a primary focus in fashion with other fine arts and communications skills to diversify their career opportunities. Pursue a secondary field of study such as: 

  • Theatre
  • Graphic and Digital Design
  • Media and Communications
  • Visual Arts
  • Creative Writing
  • Art History

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