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Diploma in Fashion & Design


A Diploma in Fashion & Design provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in the fashion industry. The program explores various aspects of fashion, including its history, design principles, and garment construction. Students will learn how to visualize and create garment combinations using elements such as line, proportion, color, and texture

Admission Requirements

“A”level and above or Certificate in Art & Design or the equivalent.
Duration: 2years

1. Drawing Board
2. HB Art pencils
3. Coloured pencils or crayons
4. Painting Brushe
5. Over Coat for girls (Army green)
6. Over Coat for Boys (Army green)
7. Sketch Book
8. Geometry set
9. Black Book

Program Highlights

Introduction to Fashion Design: This module provides an overview of the fashion industry and introduces students to the design process.

History of Fashion Design: Students explore the evolution of fashion throughout history and its influence on contemporary design.

Elements and Principles of Fashion Design: This module focuses on the fundamental elements and principles of design, such as color, shape, and balance, and how they are applied in fashion.

Mood Boards, Design Development, and Sketching: Students learn how to create mood boards to visually communicate their design concepts and develop their sketching skills.

Understanding Textile Fibers, Yarns, and Fabrics: This module covers the characteristics and properties of different textile materials used in fashion design.

Pattern Completion, Garment Constructing, and Draping Techniques: Students learn how to create patterns, construct garments, and drape fabrics to bring their designs to life.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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