Making it in fashion – success stories from the DIT Fashion Buying and Management programme


22 October 2013: Many graduates of DIT’s Fashion Buying and Management postgraduate diploma have gone on to great success in the world of fashion.

Jen O’Dwyer is one such graduate. She’s now Buying Assistant at Arnotts Department Store and Founder of J.O.D Clothing and she recently spoke with Dr Dee Duffy, DIT Fashion Buying & Management Programme Director, about her experience on the postgraduate diploma course.

Jen explained how the fashion business knowledge she learnt at DIT has helped her both in her own entrepreneurial endeavour with J.O.D Clothing, and in her buying role at Arnotts Department Store in Dublin.

Click here to read more about Jen’s story.

The postgraduate diploma is now accepting applications for its January 2014 intake – the deadline for applications is Monday 4 November 2013.

This one year, full-time programme is designed for graduates seeking to break into the exciting and fast-paced fashion buying industry.

If you’d like to find out further information on this course, please contact Programme Director Dr Dee Duffy at or visit

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