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 newly launched BA (Hons) Top-up validated by Ravensbourne, start your own brand or progress directly into paid employment, the HND 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.
Modules may be subject to change but typically would 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
- Professional Practice
- Applied Practice (Collaborative Project) (Pearson Set)
- Advanced Fashion Studies
- Conceptual Practice
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 (external applicants): We are happy to consider applications for direct entry onto the second year of study from those who have already completed and been certificated on the associated HNC at level 4. Applicants will be asked to supply their Pearson ID number available on their certificate or transcript.
Mature students: 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
Applicants require a portfolio of art, design or fashion work.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Students 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 Academic||42||Pearson 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
|Northern Ireland||£6165||Year 1|