University of Gloucestershire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Fashion and Textiles Design

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Course summary

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Why Fashion and Textiles? The Foundation Degree in Fashion and Textiles Design focuses on creative thinking and enables students to develop a range of design skills and technical knowledge to support career progression within the fashion and textiles industry. This course is taught at Gower College, Swansea, Llwyn y Bryn Campus.

Course details


Year 1 Level 4: • Research, Design Creativity and Realisation • Sustainable and Ethical Design and Make • Contextual Studies 1: History of Fashion • Contextual Studies 2: The Fashion Industry • Textile Design • Digital Design for Fashion and Textiles Year 2 Level 5 : • Creative and Sustainable Design Process and Realisation for Industry • Advanced Commercial Design and Realisation • Contextual Studies 3: Subculture and Identity • Industrial Placement • Self-Promotion • Portfolio Preparation

Assessment method

The course is studio based and assessment is through practical experimentation and write-ups both digitally and in sketchbooks, practical outcomes, reports, presentations, observations, portfolio of work.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Gower College, Swansea
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at or on +44 1792 284007.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Interview and Portfolio applies to all students applying

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English language requirements

International students will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. We run pre-sessional English language courses to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study.

English Language requirements

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs and fee information can be found at:
Fashion and Textiles Design at University of Gloucestershire - UCAS