Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design

@ Lanka Institute of Fashion Technology - LIFT

The fast-paced, rapidly changing world of fashion needs people to produce innovative and forward-thinking designs. If you are interested in a career that rewards your passion for developing and creating a cutting-edge product, our Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design will help design your future.

Elevate your fashion career to the next level with this advanced course. Gain the technical and creative skills required to work as a senior fashion designer.

This program offers an in-depth approach to fashion design. You will develop specialist knowledge across the entire fashion design process, from design through to production and selling. It will lead you to develop your own creative skills in design application and concepts to fashion collections. You will also develop advanced skills in clothing and fashion accessories design, textile design, garment production, and marketing.

Each study pathway elaborates to expertise in collection development. The course is mainly focused on Fashion Design, Production & Fashion Business. This program also allows students to master in high street design.

Discover the many facets of the fashion and design industry and begin your journey to an exciting career at the most important fashion school in Sri Lanka. Many options are available to meet your ambitions. Don’t hesitate any longer!

Typical Modules

Semester 1 (20 weeks)

  • Design Development
  • Fashion Communication
  • Fashion Research & Presentation Skills
  • International Fashion Designers / Fashion Business
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Digital Design Stage 1
  • Textiles (Surface design & printed textiles)
  • Fundamentals of Garment Manufacture.

Semester 2 (20 weeks)

  • Pattern Drafting
  • Historical & Contextual Studies
  • Creative Pattern Cutting
  • Fashion Illustration

Semester 3 (21 weeks)

  • International Trend Forecasting
  • Women's wear Collection & Portfolio development
  • Advanced Pattern Making & Manufacture
  • Digital Design Stage 2
  • Fashion Draping & Volumes

Semester 4 (22 weeks)

  • Fashion Marketing & Communication
  • Fashion Merchandising & Management
  • Design for High Street
  • Final Collection Research & Development
  • Final Collection Portfolio Development

Entry Requirements

  • 2 passes in A-Levels or  Diploma in Fashion Design offered by LIFT
  • Fluency in English is mandatory


2 Years

Course Level

Advanced Diploma




Fashion Design

Contact Details

+94 11 2 554394, +94 77 9988285

#03, Coniston Place , Colombo 07

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