Course Description

This Fashion and Design part-time course is delivered by Mallow College of Design and Tailoring in Cork.

Creative Art and Design, Pattern Drafting and Garment Assembly. Fee is per term. 450 euro per term. Subjects covered within this three year part-time course include:

  •  Art & Design
  • Design Development
  • Trends and Fashion Forecasting
  • Experimentation with Fabrics
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Toile Making of Design
  • Garment Assembly and Finish
  • Draping on the Stand
  • Figure Analysis
  • Accessories
  • Fashion History

The Certificate in Fashion Design is obtained after successful completion of the 2 year part-time course.

The areas covered are as follows:

  • Year 1 Garment Assembly, Pattern Drafting, Completed skirt, Pants, Blouse in calico, Sewing samples, patterns for skirts, bodices, sleeves and collars.
  • Year 2 Creative Art, Design, Draft and Construct two outfits.

The Diploma in Fashion Design is achieved on successful completion of year 3 of the part-time course.

The areas covered are as follows:

  • Year 3 Creative Art, Fashion Design, Design and Create a collection of 3 outfits, one accessory, draping and difficult figure.

A year end Fashion Show is held annually where all students get the opportunity to display their collections. In addition students are encouraged to participate in other Fashion Design Competitions.

There is no obligation on the student to complete the three year diploma and fees are paid on a term by term basis.

College Name Mallow College of Design and Tailoring
Course Category Beauty, Fashion Design
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Mallow, Cork, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 19th September 2022
Course End Date 25th May 2023
Course Fee 450 per Term - 3Terms per Year
Course Duration 3 Yrs Part-Time
Course Times Day - 10 am - 3.30 pm
Awarding Body Mallow College of Design and Tailoring
Title of Awarding Diploma in Fashion Design
Entry Requirements No Requirements necessary.
Career Path Graduates work in different areas. These areas include Fashion Designer, Pattern Technician, Fashion Merchandising, Stylist, Costume Design, Fashion Blogger, Interning at International Fashion Houses and Bridal and Evening Wear Designer.
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Mallow College of Design and Tailoring
161 West End
Mallow, Cork
Republic of Ireland
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