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Art Design (Sino-Japan Program), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #501 (ARWU) Shanghai, China
Art Design (Sino-Japan Program) is collaboratively run by Donghua University and Japan Bunka Fashion College. It is approved by Ministry of Education of China. The joint program aims to integrate the strengths of both the Chinese and Japanese resources and trains professionals with fashion design and techniques knowledge who will engage in the field of ready-to-wear design.
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Specialized Knowledge And Ability

Students in this Art Design (Sino-Japan Program) at the Donghua University for two and half years. Students who pass all the courses and Japanese aptitude test can then study in Japan Bunka Fashion College for one year after they obtain the study-abroad visa signed by Japan. 

The last half-year will be in Donghua University to complete their graduation project. The students will get diploma both from Donghua University and Bunka Fashion College if they are eligible for graduation, and the qualified students will be conferred Bachelor of Arts degree by Donghua University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Japanese
  • Basics of Computer
  • Pattern
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Garment Material
  • Fashion Design
  • Basics of Fashion Technique
  • Fashion CAD

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Printed and signed application form
  • Copy of official secondary or post-secondary educational credentials and full transcript
  • Proof of adequate English proficiency (valid from Fall 2017 intake)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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CNY 25,000

Living costs for Shanghai

  • 5481 - 10140 CNY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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