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BA (Honors) in Fashion Design

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Starting dates: September / February

  • Duration: 3 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From 12,000 € / year

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Our BA (Hons) in Fashion Design is a three-year 8th grade course available full-time. The course will immerse you in all aspects of the fashion industry and prepare you for any role that requires both creative talent and technical and business knowledge.

  • Through our Fashion Design and Garment Construction modules, students develop practical skills and explore a personal design philosophy.
  • From concept generation, advanced design, and pattern development to garment creation, students create a fashion collection using techniques contemporary production.
  • Our curriculum offers training in more dynamic 3D CAD (CAM) pattern and manufacturing technology, supplemented by knowledge of business and professional practice .
  • Students learn to think creatively when faced with design challenges, adapt to industry changes, and develop key skills needed to liaise with offshore production facilities.
  • The caliber of our fashion graduates’ work has been recognized through numerous industry awards and exhibitions.
  • An annual Creative Week presents graduates of the School of Design with those of Media, Journalism, Computing, Film and Photography.
  • Our graduates have strong brand communication and business skills, their collection can be found at Brown Thomas Create, Havana Boutique, Marion Cuddy, Om Diva and Design House.

Program results

  • Create a dynamic fashion collection
  • Develop digital fashion design and visual communication skills
  • Establish branding, marketing and business skills
  • Expert teachers create a dynamic learning environment
  • Live industrial projects
  • Graduate Fashion Exhibition with Industry Internship Awards

Career progression

Through the Bachelor of Fashion Design, you will gain valuable design experience, build a solid foundation of creativity, and cover a wide range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates, including:

  • Fashion Design Wizard
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Wardrobe assistant
  • Fashion and trend forecaster
  • Fashion Stylist Assistant
  • Fashion blogger
  • Pattern Editor Wizard
  • Buyer of fabrics and ornaments
  • Assistant Garment Technologist
  • Wholesale fashion
  • Fashion Public Relations
  • Brand ambassador
  • Fashion Marketing

Internship and fashion careers option

Year after year, Griffith College has awarded internships to students and graduates at fashion companies both in Ireland and abroad. Graduates of our Bachelor of Fashion have worked at Avoca, Caroline Kilkenny, CVUK London, Ella Boo, Ellis Bridal, Emmett Equestrian, Esquire Footwear, Filmbase, Gareth Pugh, GW Global Trading, Heatons, Helen Mcalinden, Home Studios London, Hybrid Moda , Joanne Hynes Design, Kathy De Stafford, Louboutin, Louis Copeland, Louis Vuitton, Mariana Jungmann, Mirjam Rouden, Native Clothing Designs, Nicole Farhi, Percival , Primark Stores, Reiss, Rick Owens, Simone Rocha, Soho Apparel, Styletex and Vivienne Westwood.

Program structure

  • Fashion Design 1
  • Garment construction 1
  • Layout graphics 1
  • The fashion business
  • Contextual Studies for Fashion
  • Fashion design 2
  • Garment construction 2
  • Layout graphics 2
  • Textile Theory
  • Culture and design theory
  • Fashion design 3
  • Garment construction 3
  • Design Futures
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Branding and marketing
  • Fashion design 4
  • Garment construction 4
  • Digital Fashion Portfolio 1
  • Photography and video
  • Entrepreneurship and business
  • Fashion design 5
  • Garment construction 5
  • Digital CAD pattern
  • Business planning for creatives
  • Thesis
  • Fashion design 6
  • Garment construction 6
  • CAD and CAM digital pattern
  • Digital Fashion Portfolio 2

Admission requirements

  • Applicants will require a bachelor’s degree officially translated into English.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • If English is not your mother tongue, you must show that your level of English is at an adequate level, that is, a minimum of 6.0 IELTS or equivalent.

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