|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||3 years, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,011 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,861), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$390 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
Note: Although not required for admissions, courses in fashion studies and work experience in the field are recommended for success in the program.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
This three-year advanced diploma program will prepare you to enter the exciting field of fashion and retail. Your studies will range from fashion product development, ethical sourcing, and applications of creative software, marketing communication, social media, fashion textiles and trend forecasting.
As a part of your curriculum, you will gain hands-on experience when you participate in the Fashion Industry Exchange and Leadership Development (FIELD) Capstone project where students team up with a fashion industry partner who challenges them to assist with a business dilemma or opportunity.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Buying and category management
- Product development
- Social media and digital commerce
- Apparel Affinity Group
- Costume Society of Ontario
- Fashion Group International
- Retail Council of Canada
- Textile Society of Canada
You will participate in field placement and gain exposure to a head office environment and learn the tasks of executives in the fashion industry.
Study Abroad Opportunity
You will have the opportunity to complete your fourth semester at a “Seneca partner” college in Aberdeen Scotland at Robert Gordon University (RGU).
The Study Abroad agreement with Seneca and RGU allows you to apply to study for one semester with no additional tuition fees. Upon completion, you will receive a full credit towards the three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Fashion Business Management.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:
- Product development
- Merchandise planning and allocation
- Category management
- Merchandising for manufacturing
- Sourcing, importing, logistics, wholesales sale management
- Marketing communications