Study fashion

Be a part of Queensland’s premier fashion design course in our internationally renowned School of Design.

Why study fashion design at QUT?

  • Complete intensive studio classes in this designer-level fashion course that nurtures creativity and embraces individuality.
  • Explore fashion's past and future with history, theory and sustainable design.
  • Learn practical skills in business and computer-aided design.
  • Develop a professional portfolio to launch your career.

Short courses and professional development

Get hands-on experience

Develop your creativity and design identity by working individually and in teams to produce exciting real-world design briefs. Learn about twenty-first century fashion, including:

  • sustainability
  • ethical practices
  • emerging digital technologies, such as 3D printing.

Students who are studying fashion design will showcase their final-year designs in a fashion show presented to the industry and public.

Experience the real world of fashion design

Get real-world experience during your final year through work placements and innovative real-world projects, such as opening pop-up stores, producing fashion magazines and websites, and collaborating with leading designers.

In their final year, our fashion design students will showcase their year-long creative design project, which will give experience in taking fashion concepts from design ideas to the professional runway.

Study overseas with international designers

You can do international exchanges to fashion capitals around the world, including London, Milan, Berlin, Amsterdam and Delhi. Our previous students have secured coveted internships with leading global brands, including Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, Antipodium and Tom Ford.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our Creative Industries Precinct offers some of Australia's most sophisticated digital facilities to provide a world-class space to showcase your designs. Here, you can also collaborate with like-minded creative students from other disciplines.

Pathways to postgraduate study

Turn your creative interests and professional expertise into a postgraduate research degree to master new techniques, skills and research methods. Complete your research as either a thesis or a practical industry-focused creative work, with a written component.

Career outcomes

Our fashion design graduates have started their own fashion labels and small businesses. They excel as independent designers and in larger fashion houses, and have collaborated with labels such as Sportsgirl. Others work as fashion stylists, international trend forecasters and product development managers, living in cities all around the world, from Sydney to London and Brisbane to Paris.

Illustration short course

If you're just looking for a short introduction to studying fashion, or want to work on your illustration skills, you can take our two-day course in fashion illustration for beginners. Learn the foundations for creating a portfolio of fashion illustration using industry-standard design software.

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Creative Industries Faculty

  • Postal address:
    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059