In today's highly competitive commerce world, professional qualification is a valuable asset and become popular. The uniqueness of qualification examination is to integrate the theoretical knowledge and practical applications so that students would attain a broader perspective and achieve a deeper understanding on the respective areas. To fulfill the needs of the industry in professionalism, the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HKITA) has launched three Advanced Diploma programs: Knitwear Studies and Merchandising ,Apparel Studies and Merchandising & Fashion Design in order to facilitate the students in extending their professional knowledge and attaining an accredited professional qualification.

Title of the Programs
Advanced Diploma in Knitwear Studies and Merchandising (M002)
Advanced Diploma in Apparel Studies and Merchandising (M003)
Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design (M004)

Mode of Attendance

Normally one year, up to four years maximum

Total Credits Requirements for Graduation
Structured programs
6 subjects for each program

Date of Commencement
September 1997

For Study and Examination
Holder of Diploma / Certificate in the relevant fields of study (e.g., fashion, textiles, design, or merchandising from reputable institutions); OR

Individual at least 23 years of age, completion of secondary education and with relevant industrial experience; OR

Individual with other equivalent qualifications acceptable by the HKITA;

For Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design, students should have basic sewing techniques.

CITA is the sole accredited course provider and exmination centre of Advanced Diploma Program of HKITA