BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design Degree

Join the ever-evolving world of fashion
Design, conceptual thinking, image presentation and of course individuality are just some of the qualities which combine to drive fashion. Through our award winning course, over the three years you study with us, you will develop your own distinctive signature style so that, when you graduate, you will be ready to make your mark on the world of fashion too. Established over 60 years ago, the Northumbria University Fashion Degree is internationally recognized for producing some of the most innovative designers globally. True to its standing, the degree program delivered in Sri Lanka follows a 100% UK campus course where students following the identical curriculum modules and content... Request information
No. 1 BA fashion program in Sri Lanka sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Sri Lanka is the first international fashion week to launch in Sri Lanka and pepped to be the platform for showcasing the fashion & apparel industry of Sri Lanka & South Asia. MBFWSL 2019 will return from the 21st – 24th of November 2019. As part of its international brand philosophy, Mercedes-Benz supports fashion innovation all over the world. More information
Careers in fashion
Become a fashion designer. Become a product developer. Become a fashion buyer, a merchandise manager or a menswear designer. From haute couture to casual, mass-market to fine art, fashion designers create original works that spark trends, inspire cultural passions and help us express our best, truest selves.
Launch your career as a professional: Fashion Director, Senior Designer, Womenswear Specialist, Menswear Specialist, Swimwear Specialist Lingerie & Intimate Apparel Specialist, Kidswear Specialist, Performance Sportswear Designer, High-tech Textile Designer , Heritage Craft Textile Designer, Fashion Illustrator, Costume Designer, Fashion Entrepreneur, Fashion Design & Production Supervisor and get recruited and hired by the best of the best: Future Laboratory, NEXT, Victoria's Secrets, MAS, Calvin Klein, Adidas, Nike and more...
AOD will see you to success
We support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the AOD office of career and alumni success offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including: resume development, portfolio building, mock interviews, self-promotion, assistance finding internships and employment opportunities. With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, AOD will help you kick-start your creative career. Students workStudents awards, Student experience
Faculty with an eye for design
Our faculty is a great mix of international and local pros who have had their say in the creative industries, and are now sharing a wealth of experience with AOD students. More information
Follow your passion
Academy of Design offers tremendous opportunities for personal career growth, and many of our students find off-campus venues to showcase their work as well. AOD fashion students have partnered with different fashion weeks to showcase theirs creations. Our students have also worked on projects through the AOD CCE and others. More information about CCE
A place where your ideas become reality
AOD offers fashion degrees in Colombo and also last year can be finished in London. Each location provides the latest technology and comprehensive resources for creating fabulous work. Premium tools always at your fingertips: design studio classrooms, lecture classrooms, and drawing and fashion sketching classrooms, PC CAD labs, sewing labs with industry-standard machines; multi-thread, zig-zag, chain stitch and purl blind machines, resource room with access to fabrics research, fashion books and magazines, and trend services like WGSN, button hole and specialty machines, cover stitch machines, blind hem machines, heat seal machine, steam irons.
Putting your talent in the spotlight
It wouldn't be the fashion world without glamorous events, and AOD's annual calendar is packed with galas, shows and functions to slake your thirst for style.  Billed as one of the premier student shows in the country, the SCAD Fashion Show presents juried collections of student work in an event that's streamed live and covered by international media.

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