Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Fashion & Marketing

Introduction

This is a one-year top-up course for diploma graduates offered in collaboration with University of East London, UK. This course prepares you to analyse a specific market for the design and production of a fashion collection through the use of marketing strategies. Learn to identify business opportunities by considering both creative innovation and commercial viability.

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Fashion & Marketing programme at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts leads to the award of a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Fashion & Marketing by UEL.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore creativity in fashion, through 2D and 3D
  • Explore fashion consumers and fashion markets
  • Expand your range of visual, verbal and digital communication skills
  • Develop your professional practice
  • Acquire operational and strategic fashion management skills
  • Enhance your personal and professional profile
  • Realise your creative potential
  • Realise your business acumen
  • Prepare for a successful career in fashion and the creative industries
Code Title Term Credits
FT6804 Fashion and Marketing: Business Report 1 & 2 30

This module enables students to gain knowledge of the financial operations in the fashion business to identify fashion retail operations from research carried out across the sector. Students will examine an independently selected market and explore business opportunities in the context of contemporary fashion retail.

FT6805 Fashion and Marketing : Branding & Marketing 1 & 2 30

This module allows students to explore Branding, Visual merchandising, and Marketing strategies for a fashion business through contemporary marketing techniques, production of interactive branding and promotional materials, while accumulating awareness of integrated marketing communication strategies and developing visual communication skills.

FT6803 Fashion: Collection 1 & 2 60

This module allows students to demonstrate sustained interest in research relevant to their concept development in a professional fashion design context, to produce a collection of creative garments appropriate for external exhibition.

Top-up degree courses in collaboration with University of East London

Requirements

  1. A graduate of NAFA’s Fashion Diploma or its equivalent
  2. Submission of a portfolio of appropriately creative and original work as evidence of the student’s ability
  3. Satisfactory completion of a portfolio interview
  4. Applicants should be 19 years of age or above in the year of admission of the degree course
  5. Minimum entry requirement for English language proficiency is IELTS Band 6 or equivalent*

*Please note that the English requirement needs to be fulfilled by non-NAFA international students. There will be a waiver for NAFA students.

For special or exceptional cases, the Admissions Panel may consider an applicant whose qualifications do not conform to the above requirements (such as those with relevant professional/industrial experience or prior learning) on a case-by-case basis. In such cases, written acceptance will be required by the University of East London prior to final acceptance onto the programme.

Course fees indicated here apply to top-up degree courses in the academic year of 2017, with studies commencing on 31 July 2017. All annual fees are based on 120 credits per year, for all top-up Degree Courses and are inclusive of 7% GST.

Course Fee S$20,400 per annum

For more information on financial assistance, please refer to the links below:

These are the fees payable during application Singapore Citizens & PR International Students
Application Fee & Admission Test/ Audition Fee for 1st choice S$70 S$100

Miscellaneous Fees refer to any optional fees which the students pay only when applicable. Such fees are normally collected when the need arises.

Purpose of Fee Amount (with GST, if any)
Fee Protection Scheme Insurance Fee S$100 per year
Administrative fee (including Student Card & Library Membership)
(refundable only if international student’s pass application is rejected by ICA)
S$300 per course
Hospitalisation Insurance Fee
(refundable only if international student’s pass application is rejected by ICA)
S$60 per year
Late Payment Charge (non-refundable) S$15 per month
Retake Module Fee Prevailing Full Course Fee/ Total Credits multiply by number of Retake Module Credits
Reassessment Module Fee S$107 + Amount charged by Partner University
Estimated Course Material Fees (payable to third party) S$1,000 - S$3,800 per year
Bank administrative charges for telegraphic transfer imposed by the beneficiary bank (payable to third party) (non-refundable) S$30 - S$150 per transaction
Estimated Graduation Show Fee (for final year students, if applicable) S$1,000 to S$3,000
Air Fare (for optional Study trip, payable to third party) S$1,000 to S$2,500
Individual Overseas Expenditures
(for optional Study trip, payable to third party)
S$2,000 to S$3,000
Travel Insurance (payable to third party) S$60 - S$120

For more information on payment, please refer to the links below:

NAFA has put in place the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) by way of insurance facility to protect the fees of students paid to NAFA. The FPS covers the Tuition Fee which is paid by students in every semester. Students will receive a copy of the certificate of insurance from our appointed FPS provider by way of email. The insured period will commence from the fee payment date or the date when the money is credited to NAFA’s Bank account (via Telegraphic Transfer). For more details about FPS, please check the Council of Private Education website at www.cpe.gov.sg.

The Bachelor of Music with Honours course funded by Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) is exempted from Fee Protection Scheme.

Fee Protection Scheme Certificate
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NAFA students taking full-time programs are covered by a medical insurance scheme that provides 24-hour annual coverage of up to S$20,000 per student for hospitalisation and medical treatments in government and restructured hospitals in Singapore and overseas (if student is involved in school-related activities), throughout the course duration.

Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or non-Student’s Pass international students who are protected by his/ her own insurance coverage in Singapore can opt-out from the scheme arranged by the Academy if the preceding condition holds. Student’s Pass holders are not allowed to opt-out of the insurance scheme. Students who wish to opt-out from the medical insurance scheme, must submit copy of their medical insurance policy together with their Student Contract.

Please call the Office of Student Care and Internship at 6512 6142 or email studentcare@nafa.edu.sg for enquiries regarding medical insurance claims or application to opt-out from the medical insurance scheme.



  1. Apply online
  2. Upon completion of the online application, please print a copy of the Application Acknowledgment page.
  3. Submit all required documents listed below to the Student Admissions Office, NAFA Campus 1, for our verification within five working days from the date of your online application:
    1. Academic certificate and transcript (all diploma transcripts and graduation certificates)
    2. For NAFA current Year 3 applicants, please provide all transcripts from Year 1 to Year 3 Semester 1, and input your Year 3 Semester 1 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) in the online application system
    3. English qualification (GCE ‘A’ level/GCE ‘O’ level/TOEFL/TOEFL iBT/IELTS result)
    4. NRIC or passport or valid Student’s Pass
    Submit the following documents listed below at https://pss.nafa.edu.sg:
    1. Statement of Intent
    2. Dissertation Proposal (for SOAD Degrees only)
    3. Personal Statement
    4. Curriculum Vitae
    5. Recommendation letter/testimonial
    6. Artwork portfolio for applicable courses
  4. Proceed to pay the application fee at the cashier counter in NAFA. If applicants choose to pay the application fee via PayPal, they will be required to upload the above documents during application
  5. Receive a portfolio interview/audition date via email from the Student Admissions Office. Interview date and time will be allocated upon receipt of all completed supporting documents and application fee payment.
  6. Bring your artwork/portfolio and attend your interview/audition at our campus.
  7. You will receive a letter by post indicating the outcome of your application within 4-6 weeks after your interview.

Below is the list of teaching faculty for this course

Upon completion of this course, you may look forward to the following career options:

  • Event Management
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Fashion Entrepreneur
  • Fashion Marketing Executive
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Fashion Product Developer
  • Fashion Trend Consultant

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