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Are you inspired by the catwalk and obsessed by the latest fashion trends? Our BA (Hons) Fashion with Foundation degree combines creativity with commercial awareness, and is designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to pursue exciting opportunities in the fast-moving global fashion industry.
Our BA (Hons) Fashion with foundation year degree is designed to introduce you to a range of aspects of the fashion industry. It provides the chance to enhance your employment prospects in a range of fashion careers, including fashion design, buying and retail, merchandising, forecasting, and styling.
Starting with foundation studies that offer a structured introduction to a wide range of materials, processes and techniques, we’ll support you as you develop your own line of visual enquiry, explore different areas of art and design, and develop a sound portfolio of creative work.
As you progress, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of forecasted trends, fashion design history, commercial design and manufacturing processes, and material understanding.
Our experienced and dedicated staff will support you as you develop skills in pattern cutting, garment manufacture, fashion illustration and visualisation techniques, and the application of surface design and embellishment. We’ll encourage you to balance your individual creative expression with industry awareness for the production of innovative fashion outcomes.
You’ll also have the chance to use the latest reports from the Worth Global Style Network, and develop your appreciation of the design timeline, the trend prediction industry, and consumer research.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
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||University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester|
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:
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||
Your Level 3 subjects must include a fashion or art and design-related subject; for instance, A-level Art or BTEC Extended Diploma in Fashion & Clothing. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English, Mathematics and an art or design-related subject.
To help you understand what UCAS points are equivalent to, in terms of grades, please visit the University of Bolton’s webpage below for some examples of grades from popular qualifications:
Special consideration will be given to applicants with alternative qualifications or experience who have a strong portfolio.
You'll be required to attend for interview and provide a portfolio of appropriate work.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://courses.bolton.ac.uk/course/ART029-F-UOB-FX/2020-21/
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||If English is not your first language you will also need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent).|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|