CPUT Diploma: Diploma In Fashion Courses and Fees

CPUT Diploma: Diploma In Fashion Courses and Fees

Course Information and Fees


Diploma: (Diploma)

The course equips students to analyse and monitor design processes to meet market demands and to adopt advanced production methods, ensuring cost effectiveness in manufacturing. The course is aimed at the creative person with a flair for fashion, style and a love for all aspects influencing clothing design. The major emphasis is on the creative and technical skills of design, pattern-making and sewing.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can enter fashion design careers with clothing retail stores and clothing manufacturing companies in South Africa and overseas. Graduates are also equipped to develop fashion retail and manufacturing small businesses. Several fashion design students have been selected over the past few years as finalists in national and international competitions, affording them employment opportunities. This is a career that requires dedication, commitment to achieving high standards and hard work.

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Second Year

Cape Town Campus:

Third Year

Cape Town Campus:
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ms P Makubalo
Telephone: +27 21 460 3296 / +27 21 460 9
Fax: –
Email: makubalop@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2024 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 


This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

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