University Centre Bishop Burton has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The aim of the FdA Fashion & Clothing Design programme is to meet the needs of students wanting to pursue a career in fashion. Its emphasis is on supporting the development of inspired, inventive and innovative designers with the breadth and depth of knowledge and practical skills to succeed in this challenging and competitive area. Students will develop creative design ability and technical skills utilising a range of vocationally relevant visual, written and verbal techniques to communicate and present their ideas including areas such as illustration and drawing, visual research, 2D and 3D experimentation, technical skills and professional attitudes, via creative experimentation, skills development, work experience and portfolio development. There is a strong emphasis on developing the student as an individual, who will be able to work towards a defined career or further higher education pathway by the end of the programme.
You will study; Academic skills development Fashion fundmentals Drawing and illustration Pattern cutting and construction Visual communication Studio / industry practice Creative context Negotiated project.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|A level||E - A*|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||80 UCAS points in a relevant Level 3 Access to HE Diploma|
Additional entry requirements
GCSE English at grade C/4 or above
English language requirements
If first language is not English, or a Tier 4 student visa to study is required and GCSE grade C/4 English or equivalent is not held, English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill) will need evidencing.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|