NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti MilanoThis programme has been developed with and is run in conjunction with the acclaimed NABA institute in Milan, who also work in partnership with renowned industry educators such as Central St. Martins in London. Students who successfully complete the first three years in Ireland, and meet the Italian language requirement at the end of their third year, may complete a fourth year in Milan.
Holders of this qualification may wish to pursue postgraduate study in a specialised area of fashion design or a masters programme in fashion design.
Graduates of this course will be able to work as fashion designers and design directors in high fashion houses and prep-a-porter design studios, fashion manufacturers, design and production offices and showrooms. Graduates may acquire careers in buying, styling, and journalism.
Design Course Fees will cover tuition only. Materials for the course are not included in the course fees. Material and printing costs may vary for each student and each year.
Course Content - BA (Hons) Fashion Design
- Fashion Design I
- Drawing I
- Technology I
- Cultural Studies I – Language Component
- Cultural Studies I – History Component
- Professional Practice I
- Fashion Design II
- Drawing II
- Technology II
- Cultural Studies II- Language Component
- Cultural Studies II – Visual Culture/History Component
- Professional Practice II
- Fashion Design III
- Drawing III
- Technology III
- Cultural Studies III
Students opting to take the Elective Sandwich Year must take the Italian Language electives (if not already fluent in Italian). Students cannot compensate across subject areas in Cultural Studies.
Project work will typically consist of a one lecture and one hour in small group or individually based input/feedback from tutors and the remaining time in directed and self directed experimentation. Tutors would remain in studio throughout the day to assist with any queries as they arise..
All applicants will be required to submit a portfolio for assessment as part of the minimum entry criteria for Fashion Design programmes at Griffith College.