Fashion Design Diploma | LaSalle College Istanbul

Fashion Design


Fashioning a Future

Study at Turkey's first international design school, LaSalle College Istanbul, to take advantage of the school's experience and to be able to work in the industry's leading companies like many of our graduates.

Our Fashion Design Diploma Program offers an intensive curriculum, which will prepare you with the necessary skills of a successful, versatile, and innovative designer. The curriculum includes design and production subjects, such as draping, pattern making, and sewing as well as fashion theory and management classes.

Our students graduate with the know-how to work in all areas of fashion. Following their graduation, they acquire skills that will have international job opportunities.


The program, given in English, consists of 6 terms and each term is 12 weeks. This education, which is followed for 3 years around the world, is completed in 2 years as our school continues in the spring terms. There are 11-week holidays in the Summer, and 1-week holidays between the terms.

Our students who successfully complete their education are entitled to receive the Fashion Design Diploma sent by our headquarters in Canada. The graduates of this program are also given a certificate from Turkish based Beykoz University.

This program starts in January, April, and October every year.
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Possibility to have Canadian Diploma
  • Possibility to have the dual completion document with The Turkish based Beykoz University's certificate
  • Ability to complete the 3-year intensive program in 2 years by attending in the Spring terms
  • International student exchange opportunity between the schools of the LCI Education network
  • Understanding and applying design disciplines such as design, production, marketing by learning from the experts on this field
  • Gain technical and creative skills to design fashion products that meet demanding requirements not only aesthetically, but also in terms of sustainability, creativity, and quality
  • Having the equipment to work in the firms internationally or build the own firm
  • Integrating technical knowledge and skills related to design philosophy
  • To have strong theoretical and practical knowledge
  • Ability to design by understanding the customer's request and transfer the concepts to the customer or firm
  • Effective use of industry software tools including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Education at international standards with the education curriculum created according to industry requirements
  • Career services support for professional development

Term 1

  • Graphic Process Application and Visual Presentation
  • Composition of Simple Garments
  • Assembling Principles of Simple Garments
  • Work Task Management
  • Study and Utilization of Raw Materials

Term 2

  • Composition of Various Garments
  • Assembling Principles for Various Garments
  • Fashion Concepts
  • Style Research by Draping
  • Fashion Phenomena
  • Research of Materials for Garment

Term 3

  • Composition of Elaborated Garments
  • Garment Feasibility
  • Fashion Product Development
  • Distinct Fashion Concepts
  • Styles Evaluation through Draping
  • Fashion & Society

Term 4

  • Detailed Planning and Prototypes
  • Technical Files Elaboration
  • Garment Production
  • Defining Characteristics of a Collection
  • Trend Analysis and Presentation

Term 5

  • Collection Elaboration and Prototypes
  • Evaluation of Garments
  • Producing Collection Plan
  • Planning and Production
  • Buying and Selling of Fashion Products

Term 6

  • Collection of Targeted Market
  • Presentation and Evaluation of Collections
  • Portfolio Elaboration
  • Fashion Promotion

This program has Pathway Option for all graduates to pursue a Bachelor Degree in Fashion Design by studying abroad or in Turkey. You can transfer to the LCI Vancouver (Canada), LCI Melbourne (Australia), and LCI Barcelona (Spain) campuses of LaSalle College International (LCI) Education Network or to TR Beykoz University.

This education is suitable for all candidates who have just graduated from high school; those who have completed their education in other branches at the university, but do not want to work in that field; those who have not been able to study fashion design for various reasons, but who have remained unfulfilled desire; those who would like to complete their education at international standards in Istanbul and start their professional life as a professional.

There is no aptitude test or score assessment is made before our education, and our students are selected by conducting an interview. During the interviews, their passions for the related education, and their acceptance conditions are evaluated. Students who pass the interview and the English Placement Exam may complete their registration.

Contact us by filling out an information request form to evaluate your registration situation and discuss your career target!

This program is offered in English. The acceptance level is upper-intermediate (B2)

We assess English levels by testing our potential students if they are not native English speakers. Based on the results of this exam, we place students in our prep class if necessary. Students can share English level documents such as IELTS or TOEFL.

You may contact us if you need support to increase your English communication skills.