Course Information: This course provides a ‘boutique’ educational experience that stimulates and nurtures individual creative talent and innovation. The course aims to equip you with a range of intellectual, analytical, practical and entrepreneurial skills in preparation for a career in the global fashion industry. Key features: Student collections have won several awards Employment-focused course Purpose-built studios for fashion design and textile print Dedicated Flexible Learning Area, including fashion publications, future trend resources, Apple Macs and CAD for fashion Opportunity to show your final work at internal and external shows Taught by industry practitioners, the course reflects current industry expectations and most graduates are employed in the fashion and creative sector. Excellent industry links provide work placements and competitions with high profile brands. Taught by industry practitioners, the course reflects current industry expectations and most graduates are employed in the fashion and creative sector. From the beginning of this course students experience workshop skills in illustration and design, pattern cutting, sewing and garment manufacture, printed textiles and work across a broad range of design modules that include live industry projects and a full collection. 2D and 3D practice focuses on creative pattern cutting, garment construction and tailoring, and printed textiles, with students becoming confident users of CAD for design development, portfolio and presentation. Students have won prestigious prizes including the River Island Womenswear Award and the Zandra Rhodes Catwalk Textiles Award. Excellent industry links provide work placements and competitions with high profile brands. Students were shortlisted in the Coach and Clarks International and recent briefs include Burberry and Topshop. Industrial placements and employers include Vivienne Westwood, Peter Pilotto, Mary Katranzou, Religion Clothing, Victoria Beckham, Cos, Marks & Spencer, New Look, Next, Ong Oaj Pairam and Marchesa. Validated by University of the Arts London (UAL) This programme is validated by University of the Arts London (UAL). UAL is a leading education provider in the creative arts, ranked second in the world for art and design (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020). They oversee the standards and quality of our curriculum, which enriches your overall learning experience. For a detailed course description, please click the button under 'Course contact details' in the bottom right of this page.
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How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Northbrook College
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Individual offer conditions will vary. Offers normally consist of successful completion of your current course, which can include a relevant A Level or Level 3 Extended Diploma. Industry experience may also be taken into account.
Additional entry requirements
Please bring a portfolio consisting of no more than 40 pieces of your work, including sketchbooks, colours work, drawings and some evidence of written work. We would also like to see a selection of garments you have made.
English language requirements
For international applicants - To provide IELTS for UKVI certificate 6.0 overall and 6.0 in writing with no less than 5.5 in all sub elements.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|