Coleg Sir Gâr - Carmarthenshire College has an established reputation for facilitating the creative development of art and design students. This new course has evolved in response to contemporary art and design practice, culture and industry. This programme allows you to explore the whole design cycle from trend prediction through to finished garment. The course aims to develop your creative and technical skills focusing upon gaining employment within the fashion industry. Students will be encouraged to be independent, enquiring individuals capable of responding to industry projects and self initiated work. The course encourages creativity and innovation in a lively working environment. Students will have access to industry specific resources such as Gerber CAD/CAM and laser/ultrasonic joining technologies. The programme can also offer individuals an opportunity to create work in a bilingual context and environment. Students will be given opportunities to develop skills and explore trend prediction, design, illustration, CAD/CAM, pattern cutting, construction and styling. Individuals are encouraged to develop entrepreneurial skills by engaging in live industry projects. The final year culminates with students exhibiting their catwalk collection in a degree show at Graduate Fashion Week, London. Student practice is supported by an integrated theory programme enabling students to work confidently and professionally within the context of Fashion. The School of Creative Arts, provides a friendly and supportive environment for students to explore their options and develop their individual style and potential.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Carmarthen School of Art|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||General requirements are 120 UCAS points. In addition applicants would normally be expected to have achieved English or Welsh language, mathematics to a minimum of C at GCSE. Selection procedures offers will be made based on UCAS application predicted grades, reference and interview. On receipt of the UCAS application students will be invited for interview where they would usually be expected to present a portfolio of art work. Programme co-ordinators will interview prospective students. Mature applicants with relevant prior experience are welcome and are considered on an individual basis. International students will be interviewed by video conferencing. At interview the candidate will give evidence of current experience and reasons for undertaking undergraduate study. He/she must demonstrate at interview that he/she is academically and technically/practically capable of completing and benefiting from the programme. Academic certificates and relevant documentation will be checked before unconditional acceptance.|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|