Fashion: Design and Production with Retail

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus


Within the first year of this course you will be introduced to different aspects of the fashion industry and gain skills in areas such as design, digital work, industrial sewing techniques, textiles and merchandising to name but a few. You will design and create a fashion outfit, which is then showcased at our end of year fashion show. Into the second year you will develop your knowledge further, studying areas such as advanced pattern cutting, Store Design, Evening wear/Bridal Manufacture, and Tailoring techniques.

Content includes:
Contemporary fashion design in addition to digital fashion design; Approaches to tailoring and manufacturing; Bridal and Evening wear; Couture Embellishments; Advanced manufacturing skills including pattern and garment construction, textile technology and production processes; Theoretical studies including fashion merchandising and fashion forecasting.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English, Art and Design or Fashion and Textile Technology; or NC Fashion: Design for Manufacture (Level 6); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview. Portfolio of work.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level