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Fashion Design-2014/2015

Fashion Design

Admission Requirements

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U),
University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH:
- Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
- Any Grade 11 or Grade 12 Mathematics* (C), (U), or (M)
OR
Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE)
OR
Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) AND:
- Any Grade 11 or Grade 12 Mathematics* (C), (U), or (M)
OR
Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses stated above

Note:
  • *Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics (C) preferred.

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements 
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of  550 for the paper-based test (PBT), 213 for the computer-based test (CBT), and 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years 
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years

Recommended Academic Preparation

  • Grade 12 Drama (M)
  • Grade 11 Understanding Fashion (C) AND/OR Grade 12 The World of Fashion (M) 
  • Grade 12 Business and Technological Communication (O)
  • Keyboarding Skills
  • Architectural Drafting Skills

Recommended Personal Preparation

  • Students are encouraged to develop strong fashion drawing and sketching qualities using various techniques.
  • A strong sewing background is very important.
  • A personal interest in global fashion awareness in industry, textiles and computer.

Applicant Selection Criteria

Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:
  1. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario
  2. Receipt of Application by February 1st
  3. Achievement in the Admission Requirements