Program Overview

General Information

Visit the 2018-2019 Undergraduate Calendar to get a breakdown, by semester, of the courses that are taken from year one to year four in both Fashion Communication and Fashion Design.

Key Takeaways

  • FORMAT: Full-time; four years
  • STREAMS: Fashion Communication or Fashion Design
  • FIRST YEAR: Common to all Fashion students (foundation year)
  • INTERNSHIP: 400 hours work experience from 1st through 4th year

Fashion Communication

Creative, technical and theoretical approaches of promoting fashion to audiences through multiple platforms. Career pathways include:

  • Advertising
  • Art Direction
  • Brand Development
  • Creative Direction
  • Editorial/Layout Design
  • Event Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media
  • Photography
  • Product Development

Fashion Design

Creative and technical aspects of designing and producing clothing through engagement with computer-aided design and traditional techniques. Career pathways include:

  • Creative Direction
  • Fashion Design
  • Fitting Specialist
  • Ethics and Sustainability
  • Pattern Design
  • Production Management
  • Technical Designer
  • Textile Sourcing

Get Involved

Join the Fashion Union, who are here to support and guide students at the School of Fashion (SOF); the union represents SOF students and their opinions when they meet with faculty.

Ryerson University has over 40 Student Groups for you to explore your interests, tap into your strengths and meet like-minded people. Visit the Ryerson Students' Union to get a comprehenive list of the different associations, student groups, course unions and workshops you can join during your time at RU and the School of Fashion.