Course Description

BA (Hons) in Fashion Design

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

The BA (Hons) in Fashion design is a three year course which focuses on the development of original ideas – through innovation, experimentation, and a close relationship between tutors and students. Students learn the technical, design, and business skills needed to transition from student to world-class fashion professional. The course allows you to explore a personal direction in design, from idea generation, design development and pattern cutting, through to garment construction, contemporary production techniques, and a final showing of your work.

Course Code GC494
College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Beauty, Fashion Design
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Honours Bachelor Degree
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Fee POA
Course Duration 3 Years
Course Times Full-time
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements All applicants for this course must submit a general art and design portfolio via our online platform: after applying to the course. Applicants under 23 years old on the 1st January the year the course begins must submit a copy of their Leaving Cert results. Candidates will need to have obtained a minimum of two subjects at grade H5 and four subjects at grade O6/H7. These results must include a language (English or Irish) and either Maths or Art. Candidates with equivalent grades from FETAC colleges and those holding awards including BTEC qualifications will also be considered. Applicants over 23 years: Applicants who are 23 years of age on or before the 1st January the year the course begins are considered mature learners and will be asked to submit a copy of their ID (passport or driving license) only. Apply for this course directly on our website here
Career Path Our graduates have gone on to find employment in a number of different fields including: • In House Fashion Designer • Own Label • Pattern Cutter • Costume Designer • Fashion Forecaster • Fashion Stylist • Production Supervisor - Fabric And Trims Purchaser • Fashion Buying • Fashion Journalist • Image Consultant • Fashion Show Produce • Quality Controller
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