If you’re interested in a career that constantly challenges you and encourages your creative growth, our Design Faculty provides a selection of courses to showcase your originality and innovation.
Why choose Griffith College Design
The calibre of work produced by the Design Faculty has been recognised numerous times through industry awards and exhibitions.
The BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture is recognised by the European Council of Architects (ECIA) and by the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI). The IDI also recognizes the BA in Interior Design (Level 7) and the GCD Diploma in Interior Design.
Our teaching staff maintain strong industry links, which means our students are taught by practicing architects, designers, buyers, and art historians. Our courses are regularly reviewed by industry professionals, to ensure we are meeting the current needs of the industry and following best practice. Professionals from industry are regularly invited to give guest lectures to our students, and in our award years, participate in critiquing student work.
Fashion and Interior Design and Architecture Internships
Fashion students have been awarded internships at Avoca, FeeG, Helen McAlinden, Jennifer Rothwell, Joanne Hynes, Liz Quin and Louis Copeland. Design students have also secured internships with HJ Lyons and Jonathan Adler N.Y.C.
Experiential learning is an important part of our courses, with most modules having class trips as a part of their curriculum. Every year the faculty travels internationally and nationally to places with both current and historical design importance. Previous trips have included London, Rome, Milan, Berlin, Paris, Bilbao, Barcelona and Venice.
The annual Creative Week showcases the Design faculty graduates with those of Media, Journalism, Computing, Film and Photography. This event gives Graduates the opportunity to exhibit to industry and gain extensive PR coverage. An annual Fashion Graduate Exhibition is held to kick off Creative Week which features on national television and in fashion editorials. This event is attended by respected industry representatives, press and the public.