Fashion Design & Media

(Level 5)


QQI Fashion Design Level 5, Code  5M3865


Fashion is an evolutionary and multi-faceted industry that takes innovations in technology and culture as inspiration. This course will look at and explore many of the facets of the industry and provide a strong platform from which to further your studies. Through designing creative marketing campaigns and fashion blogs you will provoke questions about fashion & marketing, through to discussions around retail and how in-store experiences and online shopping are changing the fashion world. The aspects of fashion studied throughout the course are recognised and used worldwide and are very universal allowing you to travel abroad or work from home. The course will suit young students interested in fashion blogging and illustrating and also the seasoned student wishing to change career and go into the visual marketing and digital software elements of the industry.


Code Title
5N0784 Design Skills
5N1862 Drawing
5N3845 Fashion Industry & Design Skills
5N0764 Combined Materials(Jewellery & hats)
5N1364 Fashion Buying  & Merchandising
5N1445 Digital Marketing
5N1929 Computer Illustrated Graphics
5N0690 Communications
5N1356 Work Experience
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Fashion Design Level 5


Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
Materials €100
QQI Fee €50
Student Services €250
Gov PLC Fee €200
TOTAL €600

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255500

Entry Requirements

• In general, applicants should hold a Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4 qualification. For mature applicants, appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

• All applicants will be required to attend an interview

• An offer of a place on this course means the applicant has met the minimum entry requirements set out and attended for interview.


One Year


Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.


Education Progression Opportunities

QQI in Fashion Design 6M3706

LIT: LC114


GMIT: GA284, GA274, GA375

NCAD: AD101, AD211


We advise you to consult the CAO website – and to confirm specific entry requirements for Higher Education Institutions.


Career Opportunities

Fashion Design Assistant, Assistant Clothes Store Manager, Junior Visual Merchandiser, Assistant Fashion Magazine Editor, Assistant Buyer, Junior Display Artist, Assistant Stylist, Designers Assistant, Junior Pattern Cutter, Personal Assistant, Marketing and Social Media Assistant, Advertising Assistant, Assistant Production Coordinator, Seamstress, Personal Shopper, Fashion Stylist, Alteration Specialist, Accessory Designer, Textile Artist, Sales Advisor, Fashion Blogger, Fashion Promotions, Self-employment.