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Course summary

"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 our course, students develop their knowledge and skills in a broad range of subject areas, including the fundamentals of fashion business, creative design, communication and technical practices. Students then have the chance to specialise in an area of their choice that will inform their future career goals. Placements, live projects and collaborations play a large part in the course, aiding our students to build their CV enough to gain employment after graduation. We also ensure students are aware of the bigger picture within the fashion industry, so sustainability, ethics and diversity are explored in-depth in a module in first year then encouraged throughout the course.  This Fashion degree brings together creative, technical, academic and professional skills needed to sustain a career in the fashion industry. To enhance your CV, You also have the option of choosing a one-year placement in industry (Sandwich).  100% Coursework (No exams)  Small group sizes, ensuring you get enough contact hours with staff  Well equipped workshops with industry standard kit  Flexibility to negotiate modules to reflect your specialisms  Collaborative working with across other courses in the University  Expand your technical and creative skills to include digital fabric printing, laser cutting, wood, metal, ceramics, plaster and plastics  Access to the unique Betty Smithers Design Collection On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Fashion"


Year 1 (CORE) Fashion in Context (40), (CORE) Technical Processes of Fashion (20), (CORE) Fashion Hot Topics (40), (CORE) History and Theory of Fashion (20). Year 2 (CORE) Fashion Industry Ready (40), (CORE) Fashion Business (20), (CORE) Fashion Negotiated Study (40), (CORE) Life After Staffs 1 (20). Year 3 (CORE) Professional Fashion Practice (20), (CORE) Fashion, Research and Analysis Report (20), (CORE) Fashion FMP (60), (CORE) Life After Staffs 2 (20).

Assessment method

100% Course Work

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Textile Institute

How to apply

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Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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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
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Fashion at Staffordshire University - UCAS