Fashion and Textiles Foundation Degree at Hugh Baird College - UCAS

Hugh Baird College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Fashion and Textiles Foundation Degree

Course summary

The Foundation Degree in Fashion and Textiles will develop knowledge and understanding of fashion and textiles design with emphasis on demonstrating your ability to work independently improving your drawing and constructive skills. A range of print, stitch, knit, weaves and felt constructed textile workshops will be delivered in order for you to become familiar with experimental techniques using traditional processes. Digital workshops will allow you to become familiar with the use of Photoshop and Illustrator enabling you to scan and manipulate your fashion and textile designs. Basic pattern cutting skills will be addressed and you will develop your knowledge of garment construction techniques. In Year Two, you will further develop your knowledge and understanding of combining traditional techniques with contemporary processes. You will have the opportunity to learn design repeat and construct garments using fabric manipulation techniques. Advanced research methods will allow you to recognise trending forecasts supporting you to produce innovative and original bespoke designs. Workshops will include the use of fashion styling and promotion. Visiting lecturers and guest speakers will support you in recognising industry standards and allow you to showcase your collection of work imaginatively. Throughout the course you will have the chance to engage in local and national competitions and showcase events, offering you the chance to build industry contacts and work experience opportunities. In addition, you will be able to learn the core functions of marketing and operations within a business organisation allowing you the opportunity to run your own business venture. Teaching and learning on the course will be delivered through a range of lectures, practical workshops, research seminars, group work, analysis of live fashion events and textile craft fairs. Guest speakers from different areas of the fashion and textiles industry will facilitate professional workshops and Q&A sessions. Students will be involved in local and national showcasing events, competitions and freelance work.

Modules

You will study a range of core modules, which may: 
FdA Year 1: •Fashion and Textiles (Traditional Techniques) •Drawing for Textiles •Digital Communication for Fashion •Fashion Illustration and Presentation Methods 
FdA Year 2: •Fashion and Textiles (Culture and Identity) •Self-managed careers in the creative industries •Creative Digital Fashion Illustration •Surface Design •Pattern Cutting and Construction NOTE: The foundation entry element of all of our design-related foundation degrees is generic so may be delivered in classes made up of students from any of our design-related foundation degree with integrated foundation entry programmes.

Assessment method

• Presentations • Essays • Practical design work including sketchbooks • Portfolio • Digital portfolio • Reflective Journal /Evaluations • Practical Work


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
4XQ5
Institution code:
H65
Campus name:
University Centre
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hughbaird.ac.uk/details/university/ucd:HEFASHIONFD


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Years 1 and 2 of Foundation Degree are £8000 per year
Fashion and Textiles Foundation Degree at Hugh Baird College - UCAS