Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Summary: Embracing knowledge and creativity in the pursuit of creative fashion innovation, this contemporary course is informed by key elements of culture, identity, sustainability, and making, situated by environment and place. As a creative fashion designer you will be immersing yourself in a fast-paced fluid global industry. You can complete an optional work placement year. Course details: This course nurtures conceptual and technological skills to foster new ways of thinking. You innovate practices of garment construction and creatively manipulate fabric around the body, developing skills desired by employers with experimentation that pushes your own creative barriers. Experienced professionals share their knowledge and passion in developing collections with a unique global and contemporary identity. Themes: Pattern cutting, drape, specialist pattern cutting techniques like Japanese cutting Fashion theory and fashion cultures Fashion and identity The fashion cycle Sustainable fashion Fashion and the environment After the course: Graduates have a wide range of career opportunities in fashion design, drape, millinery, accessories, fashion print, specialist garment construction and lingerie. By taking a work placement year you gain experience favoured by graduate recruiters and develop your technical skillset. You also obtain the transferable skills required in any professional environment.
A full range of digital resources and workshop facilities, using up-to-date equipment and processes, supports the studio environment. Independent and student-centred learning are encouraged in addition to taught sessions with staff. Theoretical work is delivered through illustrated lectures and seminars where there is opportunity for collective discussion. The work produced is the work assessed. There are no exams – producing design projects are a key feature. Assessment is undertaken against carefully defined criteria and project-based assignments involve a critique. The critique is a reflective process allowing for both staff and peer group appraisal.
How to apply
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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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points|
Applicants are normally invited for interview and will be asked to submit a portfolio of work which will be reviewed during the interview. The purpose of the interview is to determine each applicants potential to succeed and assist in the setting of appropriate entry conditions matched to their personal circumstances and the demands of the course. The interview also enables candidates to see our excellent facilities and meet staff and students.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|