Our students work in a variety of areas within the fashion and textile industry as fashion designers, illustrators, pattern cutters, stylists and trend forecasters, and often go on launch their own businesses.

Fashion Design at Design Development Academy develops designers who are technically accomplished, visually literate and articulate. It encompasses a wide range of projects which include creative briefs set by major designer labels and high street retailers. The Course offers the opportunity to specialize in project work for women’s wear, men’s wear, of fashion knitwear. Students will gain specialist design and technical expertise relevant to a range of fashion activities, from initial design concept through to the finished prototype.

The major project in the third year gives students the opportunity to set their own briefs, design and produce a final collection and the opportunity to take part in competitions.

In this course you will learn

Fashion Design Development

Fashion illustrations

Pattern cutting and Tailoring

Contextual and cultural studies

Design and 3D Environment

Fashion predictions and Fusion


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