Using our specialist well-equipped studios and workshops, you will develop design and technical skills in screen-printing, dyeing, hand and machine embroidery, digital print, laser-cutting, fabric manipulation and making skills while working on live and collaborative projects. This inspirational, innovative and vibrant degree offers exceptional studios, workshops and resources – including your very own individual studio bay – which will allow you to surround yourself with inspiration. You’ll develop design and making skills to equip you for a role within this dynamic industry, whether you choose to follow a path into employment or self-employment. Design opportunities include interiors, fashion, gifts, stationery, table-top and bedding. This course offers a range of niche skills that will be transferable to a wide range of creative industries, such as teaching, community arts, buying, styling and visual merchandising. EXHIBITIONS & TRADE SHOWS Work is exhibited and sold at trade fairs and exhibitions such as: Premiére Vision, Paris; Surtex, New York; New Designers, London; London Print Design Fair; Indigo MoOD Brussels. NDUSTRY LINKS Alexander McQueen - London Anna Sui - New York Bowes Museum Debenhams Design Studio Designers Guild Design Studio - London Graham and Brown Wallpapers - Blackburn Hallmark UK - Bradford Hand and Lock Couture Embroidery - London House of Holland - London LURU Home - New York Marks & Spencer Design Studio
In your first year (Level Four), you will explore:
- Introduction to Creative Cultures
- Theories of Creative Cultures
- Project Research and Preparation
- Final Major Project
In course assessment. Each module is assessed upon completion and given a percentage mark.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
We do not currently accept students from outside of the UK. However, we can accept applications from those have evidence of pre-settled status to live, work and study in the UK. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Your potential is our main focus when assessing your suitability for the programme you have applied to. Because of this, we take into account all aspects of your application and not just your academic profile. If you are a mature applicant (i.e. 21+ years), we will place more emphasis on your portfolio and the skills and experience you can demonstrate at interview. Your portfolio, which you bring to interview, is an integral part of the assessment. It should demonstrate your current skills, interests and knowledge where appropriate. It is also expected that you will bring evidence of written work to interview and/or have a Level 2 qualification in English/Literacy.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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