Fashion Design & Marketing Foundation Program

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IFA Paris Foundation Program certified by FEDE (Fédération Européenne Des Écoles)

  • DURATION: 7 month program in English
  • CAMPUSES: Paris
  • NEXT INTAKE: September 2021, January 2022
  • ECTS CREDITS: 60
  • APPLICATION FEE: €150
  • TUITION FEE: €6,000
  • LIMITED TO: 25 students per class

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Admission Requirements

  • 16 years old minimum
  • High school graduate or equivalence
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 65 or equivalence or proof of study in English for non-native English speakers
    COVID-19 and Lockdown: We are aware that it is extremely difficult to obtain a language certificate with the current situation. IELTS has launched an online system to evaluate your English proficiency, IELTS Indicator. We accept this certificate and you can find more information on obtaining this certificate here.
  • Strong motivation in fashion
  • Interview (on campus or Skype)

Documents to provide (in English or translated by a certified translator):

  • Fill in the online application form
  • Latest high school transcript
  • Copy of High school diploma or its equivalence
  • Motivation letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Passport photo
  • Copy of passport

Paris:

Full tuition fee: €6,000
Administrative fee: €200

Payment Terms:

Full payment must be made before the course start.
Early bird discount (10%) for tuition fee payments, processed at least 7 months in advance of the course start date.

TOTAL FOUNDATION PROGRAM: 60 ECTS CREDITS

BUSINESS MODULES

Fashion Business Core:
Business Foundations: Accounting
Business Foundations: Data & Trends
E-Fashion: Retail & Web Development / Social Media
Fashion Forward: Fashion Disruption & Sustainability

Marketing & COM Foundations:
Marketing Fundamentals
Fashion Anthropology: Consumer Behavior

Digital Fashion:
Digital Design: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

French:
French Language & Culture
Fashion & Cultural Discovery

DESIGN MODULES

Fashion Design Foundations
Fashion Figure/Figurine de mode
Color
Products /Technical Drawing
Volume / 3D Research
Fabric Swatch / Garment Upcycling /Sustainable Development
Life Drawing/Drawing Class

Fashion History & Culture
Fashion History

Patternmaking & Draping
Skirt Block / Skirt Construction
Skirt Draping
Bodice Block/Shirt construction PM/ Collar Study/ Shirt Project
Creative Draping

Production Foundations
Intro. to Sewing + Basic Skirt
Shirt