Fedisa school of fashion admission or entry requirement

Fedisa school of fashion admission or entry requirement

DIPLOMA IN FASHION

Application Requirements

In order for applicants to be considered for The Diploma in Fashion Merchandising, Marketing and Media programme offered by FEDISA, prospective candidates must comply with certain minimum requirements.

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Minimum Academic Requirements are:

  • National Senior Certificate or international equivalent, with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement.
  • A Higher Certificate or Advanced Certificate in a cognate field.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

FEDISA subscribes to the practice of “recognition of prior learning”, which will be applicable to those candidates that do not meet the formal academic entrance requirements for access to the Diploma in Fashion Merchandising, Marketing and Media programme and also mature applicants (22 years +). Such RPL applications will be evaluated by means of a practical assessment; portfolio submission and interview process conducted by a panel of suitably qualified academic and industry professionals.

“Recognition of prior learning (RPL) the process of assessing and accrediting acquired knowledge and/or capabilities of a person, gained in formal, informal and non formal learning, against a set of outcomes in a formal course study or a set of workplace or social competencies.”

Language Requirements

Applicants must keep in mind that English is the primary medium of tuition and assessment at FEDISA and that candidates cannot be guaranteed that instruction will necessarily be in their language of choice.

Applicants should further note that the above admission requirements are minimum requirements only. Admission to all programmes is subject to an entrance evaluation and a rigorous selection process. Meeting the minimum academic and language requirements will not necessarily ensure admission to the programme.

BA FASHION DEGREE

Application Requirements

In order for applicants to be considered for all current and future programmes offered by FEDISA, they must comply with certain minimum requirements.

South African Nationals
National Senior Certificate with either: 
Endorsement OR Matriculation Exemption.

Foreign Nationals
O-levels (or international equivalent) are applicable for entry into a South African Higher Education Institution such as FEDISA.
 Passes of at least five different subjects of the IGCSE and HIGCSE study levels, of which at least two are HIGCSE level subjects. A pass in the language of instruction at the institute – English specific pass grade: IGCSE: A, B or C OR HIGCSE: 1, 2 or 3

Required Secondary School
No specific subjects are required at secondary school level for admission to FEDISA. While art, design and mathematics are an advantage they are not a requirement.

Additional Requirements
In addition to the above, admission to all programmes is subject to an entrance evaluation and a rigorous selection process. Meeting the minimum academic and language requirements will not necessarily ensure admission to study at FEDISA.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
FEDISA subscribes to “Recognition of Prior Learning”, which will be applicable to mature applicants (22 years +), which will be evaluated by means of a practical assessment, portfolio submission and interview.

BA HONOURS FASHION DEGREE

Application Requirements

In order for applicants to be considered for the BA Honours: Fashion degree programme offered by FEDISA, prospective candidates must comply with certain minimum requirements.

Minimum Academic Requirements are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Fashion Design or related design field with a minimum 65% aggregated pass at the exit level.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

FEDISA subscribes to the practice of “recognition of prior learning”, which will be applicable to those candidates that do not meet the formal academic entrance requirements for access to the BA Honours: Fashion degree. Such RPL applications will be evaluated by means of a practical assessment, portfolio submission and interview process conducted by a panel of suitably qualifi ed academic and industry professionals.

“Recognition of prior learning (rpl) the process of assessing and accrediting acquired knowledge and/or capabilities of a person, gained in formal, informal and non formal learning, against a set of outcomes in a formal course study or a set of workplace or social competencies.”

Language Requirements

Applicants must keep in mind that English is the primary medium of tuition and assessment at FEDISA and
that candidates cannot be guaranteed that instruction will necessarily be in their language of choice.

Applicants should further note that the above admission requirements are minimum requirements only. Admission to all programmes is subject to an entrance evaluation and a rigorous selection process. Meeting the minimum academic and language requirements will not necessarily ensure admission to the programme.

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