Why Fashion and Textiles?
The Foundation Degree in Fashion and Textiles Design focuses on creative thinking and enables students to develop a range of design skills and technical knowledge to support career progression within the fashion and textiles industry.
This course is taught at Gower College, Swansea, Llwyn y Bryn Campus.
Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
Gower College, Swansea
Year 1 Level 4:
• Research, Archive and Design Creativity
• Design Product and Realisation
• Sustainable and Ethical Fashion
• Contextual Studies 1: History of Fashion
• Contextual Studies 2: The Fashion Industry
• Textile Design
• Digital Design for Fashion and Textiles
Year 2 Level 5 :
• Design Process for Industry
• Design Product and Realisation 2
• Contextual Studies 3: Subculture and Identity
• Industrial Placement
• Portfolio Preparation
The course is studio based and assessment is through practical experimentation and write-ups both digitally and in sketchbooks, practical outcomes, reports, presentations, observations, portfolio of work.
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Gower College, Swansea|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
Please contact the Gower College Swansea International Department at http://www.gcs.ac.uk/international or on +44 1792 284007.
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|A level||D D - E E E|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
Interview and Portfolio applies to all students applying
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|