What is the closing date for receiving and ending the application?

Applications can be received at any time, and you would be notified of the next available course or term to join the study. We would hope to process your application quickly so that you can make plans accordingly.

Is there any chance for scholarships or financial assistance for excellent students?

Yes, scholarships/ financial assistance is a possibility. Please contact Admin to get more information.

Do you provide students course calendar by each academic year?

Yes, a course calendar will be available.

Are the teaching methods and standards equivalent to UK courses?

Yes, our design tutors have many years experience of teaching in UK universities, and you will be taught to develop your skills and understanding to the same level as the UK students.

Do you require any drawing ability for the course entry? Can I have a chance to learn basic illustration drawing and computer drawing?

Previous experience in drawing is desirable but not essential, as you will be taught various forms of drawing and illustration, which are neccessary for communicating your design ideas.

Does the course include pattern cutting?

Yes, both our full time and short courses include creative pattern cutting, which is a neccessary skill for a designer and other design related careers in the fashion industry.

Do you have any short courses or evening courses for training senior merchandiser or merchandising manager?

Yes, the skills required for mechandising will be presented in both a short course and in our two year programmes. Up to date timings will be on the website: www.lcfs.vn

How often do you provide short courses?

Short courses can be a “Taster” course, maybe just one or two weeks to see if you are interested in a topic, or a higher level course to bring in new ideas to existing skills. Short courses will be held during the “Summer” months, after the main term has finished.

What are the short courses’ fees?

Short courses are costed according to their programme length and academic level.

Does the course fee include materials?

Some materials are provided such as pattern paper. Students are expected to provide other materials and equipment such as fabrics for projects and personal equipment like art materials and scissors pins. An equipment list is provided before the start of the course.

Do you grant certificate for students for each short course?

Yes, a LCFS Certificate will be awarded to students who successfully complete each short course.

If I only study short terms courses and fulfill the short term courses that are equivalent to a one year course. Will I get a Diploma Certificate?

It is possible to gain enough credits for a full diploma but this will take much longer if done in short term mode.

Do you always provide specialized interpreter for each studying course?

Interpreters will be available for all classes delivered in English for the first year. Future programmes will insist on a pre- English level requirement.

Can I study the 2-year-course as follows:

- Year 1: 2009 – 2010
- Year 2: 2011 – 2012

If I come to England to continue my study, is what I’ve learned in LCFS Vietnam acceptable?

Yes, by successfully completing the two year programme, you will be eligible to apply for entry to Northumbria University’s range of fashion courses in London or Newcastle.




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