Morley College London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Art and Design (Fashion and Textiles)

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Course summary

TEF Provisional

Morley College London. has opted into the TEF and received a Provisional award.

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Developed to respond to the needs of the industry, our curriculum will enable you to push the boundaries of your creativity in conceptual fashion design and textiles while gaining a solid foundation of professional techniques in garment construction, pattern cutting and computer aided design. Whether you plan to complete your studies on our HND Art & Design (Fashion), start your own brand or progress directly into paid employment, the HNC Art & Design (Fashion) course is designed to provide you with the skills you will need to succeed in the fashion industry. Going beyond a solely practical and technical foundation, you will be encouraged to explore innovative and imaginative design processes to find your own unique voice in fashion and expand your skill level. You will learn to translate your ideas through independent research, experimentation and reflective processes and analyse the work of your peers and industry leaders. Upon completion of the course, you will be well positioned for the next step in your career, wherever your journey may take you. Our ethos of supporting each student to expand their repertoire of skills in design and making combined with an outward facing industry focus has enabled our students to benefit from experience with professional projects across a range of disciplines. Visiting lecturers from a range of fashion related fields include independent designers, manufacturing and fashion technology

Course details


Units may change but would usually cover:

  • Professional Development
  • Contextual Studies
  • Individual Project (Pearson Set)
  • Techniques and Processes
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Pattern Cutting and Garment Making
  • Fashion and Textiles Practices
- Fashion Collection

Assessment method

You will be given a number of HNC unit design projects and assignments as part of your course, which will enable you to explore concepts and practical skills and extend your knowledge of fashion design, construction and evaluation. These assignments will also help you to develop transferable skills including problem-solving, critical thinking, reflective practice, time management and working as part of a team. You will also be expected to engage in independent learning, which may take the form of eLearning activities via Moodle, independent research, or other relevant tasks. Assessment will take place through coursework, projects, and the development of a work-related portfolio. We will take into account both your marks on formal assignments and the understanding you demonstrate within your classes in assessing your progress. You will receive feedback on your work throughout the course, both in response to formal assessments and as part of your overall learning experience.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you do not meet the entry requirements as outlined above, we may still consider your application based on previous employment or previous study. We appreciate that mature students may have extensive relevant experience gained through paid or unpaid work, or through other types of professional training or sector-related opportunities and this experience may be used to support an application.

Additional entry requirements



English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5Students and prospective students require a minimum level of 5.5 IELTS (or equivalent) with no score lower than a 5 in listening and speaking and no score lower than a 5.5 in reading and writing.
PTE Academic42Pearson Test of English Academic

Students undertaking higher level education need to have a commensurate level of understanding of the English language so as to be able to achieve their qualification. In the case of applicants for whom English is a second language, the interviewer and Central Admissions Team must assure themselves of the applicant’s ability to function at IELTS English Level 5.5 (or equivalent). This is in line with the requirements of the awarding and validating bodies. Where applicants do not hold an IELTS qualification at 5.5 or equivalent, the Central Admissions will ask the applicant to sit an online test (BKSB) to check the suitability of the applicant’s English level prior to interview. Photographic identification will be required. Applicants who have recently completed (i.e. in the last 2 years) a formal programme of study in English at an appropriate level (such as a level 3 BTEC or ‘A’ level) prior to starting their Higher National are considered to be at a suitable level of English without requiring additional evidence..

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

You will need to have access to tools and equipment for independent study as well as to provide your own materials and supplies for your course units, including: • A sewing machine • A desktop or laptop computer with consistent access to the internet • A digital camera or camera phone • Drawing supplies (ie: sketchbooks, pens, pencils, markers) • Pattern Cutting supplies (ie: pattern paper, calico, pattern master) • Sewing supplies (ie: fabric scissors, pins, thread, tape measure) • Presentation supplies (ie: plastic sleeves, presentation portfolio) Your tutors will provide support and guidance for specialist equipment relating to your units of study. Materials packs of £150 per year are available for purchase from our Technicians. Other materials are available for purchase from the college for use in coursework.
Art and Design (Fashion and Textiles) at Morley College London - UCAS