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Course summary

The role of the creative director and curator is becoming increasingly important across the full fashion and lifestyle spectrum and this course responds to the need for visual outcomes with contextual understanding and grounding. Develop your unique creative voice through the creation and interpretation of image, covering a broad visual base that will meet the needs of the changing fashion landscape and provide brands with compelling distinctive identities. By investigating and innovating cultural and social aspirational narratives, you’ll develop aesthetic solutions, across a range of multi-modal promotional platforms and communication spaces including 2D and 3D, print and digital, photographic and film – meeting the needs of the ever-shifting commercial context. You’ll harness your innovative instincts to provide provocative yet viable recommendations that truly impact brand futures, expand consumer experiences, and contribute to the broader societal and cultural impact of fashion and retail. Modules Modules include: • Experiment and Investigate: Introduction to Creative Direction and Curation • Research and Evaluate: Fashion Environments, Cultures and Trends • Ideate and Curate • The Industry and You • Curate and Create for Fashion • Direct and Product for Fashion • Develop, Propose and Create: Negotiated Project • Personal and Professional Direction • Real World Project Optional placement year You can choose to take a year-long work placement during your studies, with the chance to gain an additional Diploma or Certificate in Professional Practice, dependent on duration. A placement year will give you the opportunity to gain real, hands-on experience and valuable skills for the future. Course tutors and our Employability team are on hand to support you in applying for placement and professional practice opportunities. Careers and employability You will develop agile and informed creative direction and curation skills that can adapt to the needs of a variety of sectors, market levels and territories across the full commercial fashion and lifestyle landscape. You'll graduate well equipped to pursue a career in fashion and retail in roles that could include: • Creative Director • Creative Curator • Art Director • Stylist • Archivist. Your space to create at NTU We’re committed to helping you explore, expand and refine your craft, as you discover new creative horizons with some truly great tools, equipment and workspaces. Visit our facilities hub at to find out more. Our students’ work – ‘We Are Creatives’ Explore our online showcase ‘We Are Creatives’ - celebrating the work of the School of Art & Design students. You will find a sneak peak of some of our students’ work and gain a real insight into what it’s like to be part of the NTU creative community at

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  • Year 1

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A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

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Creative Direction and Curation for Fashion at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS