Fashion Design & Marketing

Fashion is a popular creative career choice for many in Sri Lanka, but not accessible to all. AMDT’s ‘Advanced Diploma of Fashion & Marketing’ is the springboard you need to enter the exciting world of fashion as a Designer and/or Marketer. Apart from the fundamentals of design, you will also be educated on a wide range of business activities in fashion, branding, merchandising, etc.

What you will learn

The course involves industry essentials such as concept building, fashion illustration, drafting, costing, marketing and much more. The course guarantees a recognized qualification, but also gets you ‘industry ready.’ Our unique course curriculum lets you learn a diverse range of unit content, and fastracks your future as a Fashion Designer/Marketer.

Units – Year 1

Art and Design 1
Art and Design 2
Art and Design 3
Digital Design, Process and Strategy 1
Design Application in Fashion
Pattern Construction
Sewing and Dressmaking
Fashion Drawing & Illustration
3D Pattern Making

Units – Year 2

Fashion Promotion and Marketing
Products, Marketing and Advertising media for Fashion
Concept for Costume Design
Realizing a Fashion Collection
Fashion Photography
Jewellery, Accessories, and Body Adornment
Recycle and Creative Fashion
Professional Practice in Art and Design
Final Project

Software + Technologies

Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, CAD/CAM, etc.


You may choose to become a Fashion Marketer, Fashion Merchandiser, Fashion Buyer, Fashion Marketing Manager, Fashion Designer, Fashion Illustrator, Costume Designer, Concept Developer, Fashion Photographer, Trend Forecaster, Graphic Designer, etc.

Entry Requirements

Option 01: A’Level qualification or equivalent
Option 02: O’Level with AMDT Foundation Diploma
Option 03: O’Level with any recognized Foundation qualification
Option 04: Any recognized Diploma or Level 3 qualification
Option 05: Full-time work experience with portfolio


Year 1 – No award
Year 2 – Advanced Diploma
Year 2 – BTEC HND (Year 02)

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students with recognized diploma or certificate in the relevant field will be given credit exemptions based on past results and portfolio review. Even professionals may join and apply for exemptions with proof of work.

Transfer to UK or Australia

After successful completion students may apply to our recommended list of universities in the UK or Australia to complete their higher studies.

Pearson BTEC HND (formerly Edexcel)

After successful completion students will also be awarded with a ‘BTEC HND Fashion‘ UK certification.

Adobe Certifications

Students may additionally (optional) apply to sit for the relevant ‘Adobe Certification’ exams along with the course.

Fashion Design Courses

  • UPDATED: June 1, 2017
  • TYPE: Undergraduate
  • DURATION: Two Years
  • INTAKES: January, September