ZSTU Master of Fashion Design in English
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1. Brief Introduction
It is a multidisciplinary applied discipline that combines art and scientific technology and involves the interaction of materials, design, engineering, economics, management and computer, etc. The program is to provide students with solid theoretical foundation and systematic specialized knowledge, help them understand the latest developments of research and fashion trend, and train them to conduct independent scientific research with advanced methods. 
2. Application Requirements
2.1   Language Requirement (at least one of the following equivalents):
2.1.1 High school education completed in the medium of English;
2.1.2 A paper-based TOEFL score of 500; or an IELTS score of 5.5;
2.1.3 Other evidence that is acceptable to Zhejiang Sci-Tech University to demonstrate English language proficiency at the necessary level.
2.2 Academic Requirements: Bachelor degree or equivalent education in related fields
2.3 Application materials required: Provide bachelor diploma notarized copies and the score report’s transcripts or notarized copies of undergraduate courses. When the diploma is neither Chinese nor English, notarized Chinese or English translated documents are required. 
2.4 Research and Study plan in English or Chinese, at least 1500 words.
2.5 Recommendation letters: two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English by professors or associate professors.
2.6 Curriculum Requirements: The Master course consists of 2 semesters. Students are required to obtain at least 32 credits, with 7 credits of general degree courses, 12 credits of major-related degree courses, 11 credits of major-related optional courses, and 2 credits of academic activities.
2.7   Paper Requirements:
2.7.1 The dissertation shall be completed independently by students themselves under the instruction of their supervisors and should put forward novel scientific ideas and has important academic or practical significances.
2.7.2 Opening report of the graduate paper will be carried out at the third semester. It will take at least one year to finish the final paper.
2.7.3 The format of opening report and dissertation should follow The Requirements of Opening Report for Postgraduates’ Scientific Dissertation of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University and The Format of Scientific Dissertation of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University.
2.7.4 According to Rules of Postgraduates’ Oral Defense of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, students should publish at least one scientific paper in prescribed journals or obtain other prescribed scientific achievement before the oral defense, which is also the requirement of applying for the master degree.
3. Main Courses
Apparel Product Development, Fashion Operation Management, Consumer Behavior, Contemporary Retailing Management, Fashion Merchandising in International Fashion Trade ,Data Analysis for Apparel Engineering, Fashion Trend Analysis and Forecasting, Culture of Ethnic Costume and Ornaments
4. Duration: 2.5 years (the duration of study can be 2 to 4.5 years)
5. TuitionRMB 31000yuan/year
6. Contact Information
International Students Office, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU)
Contact Person: Jenny ZHENG
Add: Second Avenue, Xiasha Higher Education Zone, Hangzhou, P. R. China, 310018
Tel: 86-571-86843189
Fax: 86-571-86843079
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