Having a creative eye and a talent for fashion design is only half the story. If you’re going to make it in the fashion industry you also need to have the practical skills and technical ability to succeed. This course aims to give you a great head start in this exciting sector. On this course we’ll:
- Give you the chance to focus on designing and making fashion garments, whilst also studying the marketing side of things, including how to create a brand and how to promote your products.
- Develop your technical skills to prepare you for your career in the dynamic fashion industry. On your course, you’ll be able to use a range of techniques to bring your ideas to life, including industry-standard sewing machines, pattern cutting equipment, and software that will enable you to produce professional marketing material.
- Offer you the opportunity to get a feel for the fashion industry by taking an optional placement year during the course. You could get hands-on experience with a high street name or in a small design house, working in the UK or overseas.
Year 1 Core modules: Fashion Design Practice 1 Fashion Design Practice 2 Critical Studies in Fashion Marketing for Fashion 1 Year 2 Core modules: Tailoring Fashion Design Through Creative Cut Theoretical and Ethical Studies Marketing for Fashion 2 Year 3 - optional placement year Final Year Core modules: Professional Design Identity Major Project Applied Fashion Specialism Marketing
Your progress will be monitored throughout the course and your assessment will include assignments, practical presentations and a final year dissertation. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Textile Institute
How to apply
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Pass in Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design combined with A Level or BTEC qualifications, to total an equivalent of 120 UCAS tariff points. As a centre of creative excellence, we look forward to hearing about your own creative experiments and ambitions through a discussion of your portfolio at interview. Read our guidance on developing your portfolio and what to expect from your interview - https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/interviews/#!/?modal=fashion If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
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Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/
University of Huddersfield
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School of Art, Design and Architecture - Design
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