Shanghai International College of Fashion and Innovation (SCF), a subordinate school under DHU, is a non-profit Chinese-foreign cooperatively-run educational institution. SCF has launched two undergraduate programs under the cooperation between DHU and University of Edinburgh (UOE).
On 21 Sept. 2014, SCF held the opening ceremony for first grade 26 students who has been selected and enrolled by two different majors, Fashion Innovation and Fashion Interior Design.
During the fourth meeting of the high level cultural exchange mechanism between China and Britain, SCF received a visit from Justine Greening, British Secretary of State for Education, in 5 Dec 2016.
Since 2017, SCF has twice participated in Edinburgh International Festival with its collections of Shanghai Style Qipao, which has been injected with more scientific and technological elements.
Graduate Fashion Show represents the excellent academic outcome of first graduates after the four years cultivation by SCF. 65 pieces of design works are published on 25 April 2018.
Close collaboration between Chinese and British creative design education
SCF’s educational model has benefited from the top-level innovative methods from UK and excellent design and manufacturing traditions in China.
Project course model balances practical and theoretical studies
Project course model emphasizes students' hands-on practical skills and real problem-solving abilities, guides students to understand the entire industry chains, not just separated knowledge modules.
School-enterprise cooperative education model
SCF takes full advantage of rich resources of Shanghai local fashion and creative industries, and has also cooperated with some well-known international enterprises.
Built the faculty team of cross-cultural background
Promoting cross-disciplinary innovation
SCF forges cross-disciplinary links, focusing on the future development of the industries and creative curriculum design.
The education concept of sustainable fashion innovation
SCF has incorporated sustainable design concepts into the professional training system for creative talents in fashion.
Fashion and Accessory Design
Through the courses, students are expected to learn basic theories, fundamental professional knowledge and practical skills of fashion design as well as understand the conception of design and learn the design methods.
The program emphasizes on the firm combination of theory and practice, merging the courses with international design trends to help students have a good command of the correct way of fashion design.
Moreover, it focuses on training the conceptualization of design and innovation thinking to enable graduates to become high-ranking professionals in fashion design with a global vision, strong design consciousness and market competitiveness.
Structure and Form in Design, Research and Design Sketch, Architects the Body, Creative Pattern Manipulation, Creative Cutting, Fashion Pattern Design, Fashion Master Illustration, Draping for Womenswear, Creative Menswear Interpretation, Computer Aided Fashion Design, From Trend to Design Idea, Knitwear Design, Fashion Branding, Fashion Accessory Design, History of Costume, Portfolio , RESOLVE-Prototype Collection, etc.
Graduates may work for Chinese and international fashion brands, luxury brands, design studio, fashion publishing and media, engaging in fashion design, fabric design, garment pattern design, fashion editing, brand management and sales. Graduates are also encouraged to create personal fashion brand, establish design studios, or study abroad for a master's degree.
(Fashion Interior Design)
The curriculum system is established with the combination of arts, fashion and engineering through the multi-interdisciplinary approach to architecture, design and fine arts. By learning the fundamental theories and design methods of environmental design, students are expected to balance the relations between aesthetics and technology, space and structure, nature and humanities in their design works and develop the ability of creative thinking and design performance.
The design studio system of Western interior design schools is introduced to this program to encourage the students to gain design knowledge and independent design experience through project practice, and furthermore, to motivate initiative and improve problem-solving ability in real projects. Graduates shall have strong art and design skills and work as designers or management talents in interior or outdoor environmental design sectors.
Atelier Design, Catwalk Design, Window Display Design, Atelier Design, Flagship Store Design, Fashion Exhibition Design, Residential Interior Design Studio, Restaurant and Cafe Design studio, Industry Space Innovation Design Studio, Furniture Design Studio, Architecture Design, Landscape Design Studio, Environmental Facilities Design Studio, Public Art & Sculpture, Environmental Graphic Design Studio, Art History, Architectural History & Contemporary Architectural Trends, Landscape Design History, Professional & Key Skills, Computer Aided Interior Design Skills, Architecture sketching, Architectural Decoration Materials & Processes, Lighting Design, Project Budget & Management, Environmental Psychology, Visual Culture, etc.
Graduates may work as designers in design institutes, architectural construction companies and exhibition companies, or engage in project planning in design consulting and planning companies, project management in real estate companies or take the career path as art management brokers, etc.
Fees and Scholarships
CNY 50,000/academic year
（compulsory and charged by PingAn Insurance Company)
DHU Outstanding International Students Scholarship
up to CNY 10000
Chinese Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship
up to CNY 18,000
Scholarships are offered only to enrolled students.
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Application Deadline: Jun. 30 (only fall intake)