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BA in Fashion Design

BA in Fashion Design


Cultivate your creativity, innovate and develop your original ideas with this practical design course.

Explore your personal design direction with our BA in Fashion Design and gain an incredible opportunity to succeed in the fashion industry.

Why Study Fashion Design at Griffith College?

Our BA in Fashion Design is a three-year level 7 degree course available on a full-time basis. The course will immerse you in the fashion industry and prepare you for any role that requires a creative flair and business knowledge.

  • Through our Fashion Design and Garment Construction modules, students develop practical skills and explore a personal design direction.
  • From concept generation, design and pattern development to garment creation, students create a fashion collection using contemporary production techniques.
  • Our syllabus offers training in the most dynamic design communication software complemented with brand and marketing knowledge.
  • Students learn to think creatively when faced with design challenges, adapting to industry requirements.
  • The calibre of our fashion graduates' work has been recognised through numerous industry awards and exhibitions.
  • An annual Creative Week showcases the Design Faculty graduates with those of Media & Journalism, Computing, Film and Photography. To view our online 2020 Creative Show, visit
  • Our graduates have strong brand communication and entrepreneurial skills, their collections can be found at Brown Thomas Create, Havana Boutique, Marion Cuddy, Om Diva and at the Design House.

Course Highlights

  • Create a dynamic fashion collection
  • Develop digital fashion design and visual communication skills
  • Establish brand, marketing and entrepreneurial skills 
  • Expert lecturers create a dynamic learning environment
  • Live industry projects
  • Fashion graduate exhibition with industry internship awards

Experienced Lecturers

During the course you’ll be taught by practicing designers, garment technologists, buyers, art historians, photographers, journalist, business and craft practitioners, ensuring that the faculty maintains strong industry links.

Fashion Internships and Careers

Year on year Griffith College has awarded students and graduates internships in fashion companies both in Ireland and abroad. Graduates of our Fashion Degree have gone on to work 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 Fashion, 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.

Questions? Have a look at our FAQ section.

Intake Dates

Our next intake for this course commences September 2021.

Are you applying through the CAO?

Read our CAO Guide for everything you need to know about applying through the CAO!

Course codes

  • Dublin: GC495

Why Study Fashion Design at Griffith College?


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