Bachelor of Fashion Design (Hons)

  • Awarding Body: Raffles University – Malaysia
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Intake: January, May and September
  • Recognition: University Grand Commission (UGC) Sri Lanka

In the studio, a competent fashion designer is expected to be able to create anything from casual wear to haute couture. The fashion designer needs to know how to sketch out ideas, draw them digitally, create patterns, construct outfits, and also understand the properties of fabrics and materials.

The Bachelor of Fashion Design introduces budding fashion designers to the fundamentals and more. Students will learn how to utilize textile technology, familiarise themselves with a fashion designer’s studio and develop their fashion senses with design theories.

Students will graduate with a strong foundation in technical proficiency and a good eye for market trends. They will also have the ability to create their own fashion collections based on their own inspirations.


Year 1

  • Fashion Drawing and Colour Theory
  • History of Costume
  • Textiles
  • CAD1 for Fashion Design
  • Fashion Draping 1
  • Women’s Wear Drafting 1
  • Sewing Applications 1
  • Garment and Composition
  • Fashion Draping 2
  • Women’s Wear Drafting 2
  • Sewing Application 2

Year 2

  • Advanced Draping & Drafting Techniques
  • Advanced Sewing Techniques
  • Fashion Sketching
  • Project Management
  • Project Workshop
  • Design Research & Development
  • Contemporary Fashion, Styles & Trends
  • Mini Collection Workshop
  • CAD2 and Portfolio for Fashion Design
  • Fashion Communication
  • Community Service

Year 3

  • Internship
  • Major Studio Project 1
  • Pattern Aided Design, Grading & Costing
  • Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
  • Law for the Creative Industries
  • Major Studio Project 2
  • Creative Thinking
Career Opportunities

In today’s economy, where the marketplace increasingly rewards creativity more than knowledge alone, graphic designers are in high demand. Their career can take many different pathways. Some graphic designers specialise in a particular skill, such as typography or editorial design, others may pursue careers as creative director or strategic planners.

  • Fashion Designer
  • Product Developer
  • Production Manager
  • Pattern Maker
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Design Room Coordinator
  • Pattern Maker’s Assistant
  • Dispatch Room Coordinator
  • Cutter
  • Textile Designer
  • Fabric Development and Consultation
  • Accessories Planner.
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • A-Level: Full Pass in 2 subjects or
  • Foundation / Matriculation: min. CGPA 2.00 or 
  • Diploma / Advance Diploma: min. CGPA 2.00
  • Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Sri Lanka or Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Additional Requirement: Pass “RU Portfolio Assessment and Interview”
Course Fee
  • Application Fee: LKR 35,000.00
  • Admission Fee: LKR 365,000.00
  • Course Fee: LKR 92,858.00 / month

Fashion Faculties

Dinesh Chandrasena

Academic Lead - Program Coordinator

Nationality: Sri Lanka/ USA Qualification: Advance Degree in Fashion Design Fashion Institute of Design Merchandising, Los Angeles – USA (more…)

Alina Erimia

Senior Lecturer


Master Degree in Fashion Design, Domus Academy, Milan – Italy (more…)

Sajith Gaffoor


Sri Lanka

Academic Qualification:
MBA in International Business, Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.
BA (Hons) Business Management, University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. (more…)

Nayana Nilanga


Sri Lanka

Academic Qualification:
Bachelor of Design (Hons) Fashion Design and Product Development, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka


Thilini Perera


Sri Lanka

Lecturer for:
Certificate Course (more…)


Chethani Samaraweera


Sri Lanka

Academic Qualification:
Bachelor of Design (Hons) in Fashion & Textile Designing, University of Moratuwa (more…)