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Fashion Design


A-line, Vintage, Darts, Cut, Fit, Texture, Feel – Expand your skills with Melbourne Polytechnic's Fashion Design courses. Be at the cutting edge of the future of fashion.

Develop and hone your skills in design, pattern production, costume design and fabrics and styling. Learn to identify the latest market trends and the way the fashion industry operates. Students who complete our course, can go on to work in the industry as fashion designers, theatre and costume designers, industry buyers, pattern technicians, fashion illustrators and stylists. Our highly qualified staff bring their valuable industry experience to the classroom, and you’ll learn technical skills, gain industry insights and much more.

There's never been a better time to start your own collection or design theatre period costumes in Melbourne – Australia's fashion capital. Known for its laneways, coffee and vibrant fashion, Melbourne is a great place to study fashion design as the city supports a culture of both high-end fashion and emerging designers.  

For information on how to prepare your portfolio and interview preparation, click here.

Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services (Costume for Performance)
Turn your costume-making talent into a career by completing Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services - Costume for Performance stream. This acclaimed and widely recognised course will prepare you for freelance costume-making work or employment in a costume workroom

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