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:
Fashion Design an Introduction; Digital Imaging (Photoshop + Illustrator); Menswear/ Womenswear Tailoring; Pattern Construction (Blocks + Manipulations); Bridal and Evening wear Design/Manufacture
Couture Embellishments; Industrial Sewing Skills; Garment Construction + Production; Textiles Technology; Fashion Merchandising; Production Processes; Designing on the Dress Stand; Fashion Forecasting.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers from English, Art and Design and Fashion and Textile Technology; or NC Fashion: Design and Manufacture (Level 6). Entry subject to interview. Learners will be required to contribute towards the cost of materials. Portfolio of work.

Progression Routes

1 year top-up BA (Hons) Fashion: Design and Production course at the Springburn Campus. Articulation to 2nd or 3rd yr of fashion related degree programmes at Scottish Universities is also a possibility. Employment within the Fashion Industry.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level