OVERVIEW BA (Hons) Fashion at Norwich University of the Arts (Norwich) combines creative thinking with technical skill and understanding, enabling our graduates to fulfil professional ambitions in a wide variety of roles across the creative industries and beyond. Visual research, conceptual thinking, material explorations of form and silhouette alongside commercial awareness and professional communication skills enable you to find your creative voice within a supportive and shared fashion experience. The course is forward-looking in its approach, preparing graduates for an ever-evolving industry, meeting the needs of commerciality while embracing ethical responsibility and inclusive design. Determination, adaptability and prepared for change are key attributes of our Fashion graduates. YEAR 0 This course includes a Year 0, which promotes developing practical, technical and creative skills and confidence. Building on your prior experience, you will be introduced to some of our workshops to assist your skill development, with an increasing emphasis on professional standards and independent study. The course places emphasis on your personal commitment to study, while supporting you in your progression. KEY FEATURES
- Study a fast-paced and varied curriculum of fundamental fashion in which the individual student voice is developed through personal choice of research topics, client profiles and garment/collection outcomes
- Core topics referenced within studio projects include contemporary narratives on craft practices and traditional tailoring, creative cut and digital fashion, as well as international relations, social, cultural and gender identities
- Undertake numerous projects during the course that encourage you to take risks with both thinking and making, designing for wide-ranging customer profiles, products, and contexts across the spectrum of fashion
- Through hands-on practical workshops you will undertake design challenges in well-equipped fashion and textile workshops to answer industry-relevant briefs
- Gain industry awareness through lectures and seminars by the staff team as well as external guest speakers, adding context and further understanding to your studies.
You can find more information about the content of the BA (Hons) Fashion (including Year 0) course at www.nua.ac.uk/4-year-degrees/
The University assesses you through the coursework you produce as you complete each unit. Each unit will require you to present a portfolio of work which may include finished pieces of work, written work, your research, and a reflective journal which allows you to evaluate your learning and highlight your strengths and areas for further development. You can find out more information about our assessment methods at www.nua.ac.uk/assessment/
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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Points of entry
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NUA welcomes applicants of all ages from all backgrounds. Your application will be primarily assessed through your portfolio, responses to questions asked and personal statement, so even if you have no formal qualifications or do not meet our typical offers it can still be worth applying. If you are studying at the time of your application and your application is successful it is likely that you will receive a conditional offer. If the qualification that you are studying is not shown, do not worry as we are able to accept other pre-entry qualifications as well as combinations of different qualifications.
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Additional entry requirements
Once you have applied to BA (Hons) Fashion (4 Year) at NUA, we will ask you to prepare a portfolio. This will be used to assess your suitability for the course. Your portfolio should clearly demonstrate your passion for the subject and your individual creativity. For more information please visit our website at https://www.nua.ac.uk/ba-hons-fashion/#tabs-portfolio-guidance/
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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Norwich University of the Arts
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