Bachelor of Science in Design – Fashion Design

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
Country: United Arab Emirates
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Imagine crafting fashion pieces inspired by the elegance of Paris, the innovation of New York, and the sophistication of Milan. At AUE, our Fashion Design program offers a dynamic platform for aspiring designers to achieve international acclaim. In our sophisticated design studios, students explore professional techniques and fashion theories, blending them with practical skills using the latest computer programs and state-of-the-art laboratories. This comprehensive education allows students to create garments ready to compete in both local and international fashion shows. From design and marketing to textiles and retailing, our program covers every aspect of the fashion industry, preparing students to thrive in this fast-paced and ever-evolving field.


The Bachelor of Science in Design – Fashion Design program at AUE fosters creativity within an ideal setting that includes expansive design studios equipped with dress forms, sewing machines, garment cutting tables, and textile labs. Students also have access to advanced computer labs with the latest fashion design software, an extensive library with up-to-date fashion and textile resources, and professional apparel construction rooms. Guided by experienced practitioners, students are encouraged to innovate and develop their unique styles. The program leverages connections with the local and international fashion scenes to create a learning environment that emphasizes creative problem-solving and a deep understanding of the industry’s changing dynamics. This holistic approach ensures that graduates are well-prepared to make significant contributions to the fashion world.

Admission Requirements

  • Holders of UAE Secondary School Certificate:
    • Original copy of the General Secondary School Certificate, attested by the UAE Ministry of Education.
    • Elite stream: 70%
    • Advanced/Scientific stream: 75%
    • General/literary stream: 80%
    • Other streams (Technical, Vocational, Commercial): 80%
  • Holders of American High School Diploma:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A).
    • High School Diploma (grades 10, 11 & 12) attested by the UAE Ministry of Education.
    • Certificate of equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • Holders of British System Certificate (IGCSE, GCSE):
    • Total of seven (7) courses at O-level and AS/A2 level with a minimum grade of “C”.
    • Courses should cover at least four of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Arts and Design.
  • Holders of Senior Secondary School Certificates from schools within UAE based on Foreign Curriculums:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A).
    • Certificate of Equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • International Students:
    • Minimum average as stipulated in part (A) for direct admission.
    • Certificate considered for admissions in public universities of the country where it was delivered.
    • Certificate obtained after at least 11 years of schooling.
    • Certificate includes at least 6 subjects covering Mathematics, Sciences, Languages, and Social Sciences & Humanities or Arts.
    • Higher level certificate if applicable.
    • Certificate of equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • English Proficiency:
    • TOEFL ITP 500 or TOEFL iBT 61
    • IELTS Academic 5.0
    • EmSAT English 1100
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 44
    • Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English 41
  1. Introduction to Fashion Industry
  2. Introduction to Textiles, Materials & Processes
  3. Fashion Illustration
  4. Garment Construction
  5. Fashion Studio I
  6. Fashion Management
  7. Patternmaking
  8. CAD for Fashion Design
  9. Fashion Design by Draping
  10. Fashion Studio II
  11. Capstone Seminar
  12. Capstone Graduation Project
  13. History of Costume
  14. Special Topics in Design

228,829 AED

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates are making waves in the fashion industry, with many achieving notable success. For instance, Jane Doe, a program alumna, now leads her own fashion label, showcasing collections at international fashion weeks. The fashion industry continuously seeks innovative designers, and our program aligns with this demand by focusing on the development of critical skills and knowledge. The comprehensive training provided by our program equips students to adapt to industry trends and excel in various fashion roles. With a strong emphasis on both creative and practical skills, our graduates are well-positioned to navigate and influence the evolving fashion landscape.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit United Arab Emirates page for student visa and student life.