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BA in Fashion Design

BA in Fashion Design


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

Develop fundamental skills in art and design, and discover your personal style with our BA in Fashion Design.

Why Study Fashion Design at Griffith College?

Griffith College's BA in Fashion Design is a three-year level 7 degree course available on a full-time basis. This interdisciplinary programme introduces a broad range of art and design disciplines alongside the skills required to design a business-aware fashion collection.

  • The core Fashion Design and Garment Construction modules develop practical skills and explore a personal design style—from idea generation, design development and pattern creation, through to garment construction using contemporary production techniques.
  • We also offer a range of guest lecturers with workshops to develop embellishment and knitwear design skills.
  • Students learn to think creatively when faced with design challenges, adapt to industry changes and develop the key skills required to design a fashion collection
  • Our graduates have strong brand communication and entrepreneurial skills, their collection can be found at Brown Thomas Create, Havana Boutique, Marion Cuddy, Om Diva and at the Design House.

Course Highlights

  • No entry portfolio required 
  • Develop brand, marketing & entrepreneurial skills 
  • Progress to the Level 8 BA (Hons) in Fashion Design
  • Our expert lecturers create a dynamic learning environment
  • Create fashion collections

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.

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.

Questions? Have a look at our FAQ section.

Intake Dates

Our intake for this course commences September 2020.

Why Study Fashion Design at Griffith College?


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