Fashion

Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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If you have a real passion for fashion, this degree will give you the creative, technical, academic and professional skills needed to take the fashion world by storm. Fashion is an ever-changing industry that needs professionals who can respond to its challenges. On this course, you’ll gain the skills to analyse existing ideas and express yourself through unique, creative fashion designs that delight, shock and inspire. Develop your knowledge and skills in broad a range of subject areas, including the fundamentals of the fashion business, creative design, visualisation and technical practices. Plus, you’ll have the chance to specialise in an area of your choice that will inform your future career choices. You’ll be encouraged to develop strong teamwork skills through collaborative projects with a variety of other courses across the University. We ensure students are aware of the bigger picture within the fashion industry, so sustainability, ethics and diversity are explored in-depth in a module then encouraged throughout the course. On graduating, you’ll already be ahead of the competition. Whether you intend to continue onto further study or straight into employment, be assured you will have all the skills and knowledge that you’ll need to take the next step. To enhance your CV, You also have the option of choosing a one-year placement in industry (Sandwich). Key features • 100% Coursework (No exams) • Small group sizes, ensuring you get enough contact hours with staff • Well-equipped workshops and studios • Flexibility to negotiate modules to reflect your specialisms • Collaborative working with areas such as photography, film to name a few. •    Expand your technical skills to include digital pattern cutting, CAD drawing, 3D printing, lazer cutting. • Access to the unique Betty Smithers Design Collection On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Fashion

Course details

Modules

Year 1 (CORE) Fashion in Context (30), (CORE) Visualisation (30), (CORE) Technical Processes of Fashion (15), (CORE) Fashion Hot Topics (30), (CORE) History and Theory of Fashion (15). Year 2 (CORE) Fashion Industry Ready (30), (CORE) Fashion Business (15), (CORE) Pattern Cutting (15), (CORE) Fashion Negotiated Study (45), (CORE) Life After Staffs (15). Year 3 (CORE) Professional Fashion Practice (15), (CORE) Research, Analysis & Communication Assignment (15), (CORE) Underpinning your Fashion FMP (15), (CORE) Realising your Fashion FMP (45), (CORE) Portfolio & Promotion (30).

Assessment method

100% Course Work


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW235
Institution code S72
Campus nameStaffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points We welcome a wide range of qualifications and qualification combinations. We assess each application individually, taking in to account any experience and skills you may have in your chosen field. Don't worry if you can't see your specific qualification listed, just contact our team of experts on 01782 294400 or email us at [email protected] for further advice
A level BBC Other A Level combinations possible to achieve 112 points.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 112 UCAS points.
Scottish Higher Achieve a minimum of 112tariff points achieved from either five Highers or a combination of two Highers offered with two Advanced Highers. Where only Highers have been taken a minimum of (CCCCD) are required.
AS Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D* Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points
Scottish Advanced Higher Achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 112 tariff points from composite elements of IB
Extended Project Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H4, H4, H4, H4
HNC (BTEC) P May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4. A transcript will be required.
HND (BTEC) P May be considered for advanced entry onto the second or third year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4 and level 5 (where appropriate). A transcript will be required.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DMM
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma DD Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Fashion at Staffordshire University - UCAS