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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.
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.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
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:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Gower College, Swansea|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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||DD - EEE|
|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
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|
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Course contact details
Gower College Swansea