LaSalle College Vancouver is one of only a handful of schools in Canada to offer a Bachelor of Fashion Design Degree. Steeped in a teaching model that goes back to LaSalle College’s roots in Montréal, Canada’s fashion capital, students learn from top industry insiders the skills and training needed to build a successful career in the dynamic world of fashion. Students study the fundamentals of fashion design, including tailoring, flat pattern drafting, draping, textiles and computer pattern drafting.
The program focuses on sustainable design principles and provides the opportunity for students to take part in a practicum component – giving them the chance to work directly in the industry. Along with teaching the fundamentals and advanced technical skills, the degree program includes an element around business development and digital expertise in an evolving industry. Fashion design students who have a diploma can transfer their credits and finish their degree in as little time as a year.