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|Course Code||5M3865 6M3706|
|QQI Award Code||6M3706 Fashion Design|
This Fashion course prepares the student for the vibrant, creative and challenging world of fashion. The course promotes awareness of current industry trends, along with an understanding of the importance of good presentation skills. You will learn research skills, how to produce initial design ideas and how to develop designs through to a finished garment. The studios are equipped with high spec manufacturing equipment, computers and all software needed to generate design work. Tutors and contemporary designers from the fashion world are at hand throughout the course to support and develop your skills.
This Fashion course prepares the student for the vibrant, creative and challenging world of fashion. The course promotes awareness of current fashion industry trends, along with an understanding of the importance of good presentation skills.
You will learn research skills, how to produce initial design ideas and how to develop designs through to a finished garment. The fashion studios are equipped with high spec manufacturing equipment, computers and all software needed to generate design work. Tutors and contemporary designers from the fashion world are at hand throughout the course to support and develop your skills.
Throughout the duration of this fashion design course, students will work on their own collections for the end of year fashion show. The finished design will not only demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of fashion design but also of tailoring and garment finishing to a high standard. Successful graduates have a variety of career path opportunities: third level courses, a career within the industry or setting up their own business.
Garment Construction 5N1276
Pattern Drafting 5N1303
Buying and Merchandising
Fashion in a Historical and Contemporary Context
Photo Shoot Direction
Work Experience 5N1356
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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