University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Fashion Design (Top up) University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University

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TEF Silver

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The catwalk, the models, the shows… the world of fashion is exhilarating, rewarding and hard work. This course can help you be a part of it, by taking you through the design process to produce catwalk-ready collections that showcase your talent and demonstrate your technical ability.

The BA (Hons) top-up follows a modular structure, and takes your learning and skills to a further level. You will consider the wider cultural context to underpin your studio work and focus on your own personal design statement, culminating in your collection being shown at the End of Year Degree Show

Course details

Assessment method

Most of your time will be spent in our first-rate studios and workshops, although your practical work will be complemented by a programme in Visual Culture during your first two years. Assessment is by 100% coursework with no exams. Your final Degree Show exhibition forms an essential part of your portfolio.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

England

Wales

Scotland

Northern Ireland

EU

International

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 5B9T
Institution code B70
Campus name Taunton Campus
Campus code T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted

Applicants must have a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent Level 5 qualification in an appropriate discipline. Students also require GCSE at grade A*-C (new grading system 9-4) in English and Maths or equivalent Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio

You will be asked to send a digital portfolio prior to interview. The portfolio must demonstrate your creative skills, subject knowledge and enthusiasm for study. We are looking for a maximum of 12 images that demonstrate a variety of skills research, design development, progressing through to final outcomes. These must include examples of drawing, sketchbooks, idea development, digital skills and finished pieces.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,800 Year 1
England £7,800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,800 Year 1
Scotland £7,800 Year 1
Wales £7,800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College
Bath Road
Bridgwater
TA6 4PZ


Clearing contact details

Clearing Contact Details

01278 441373

Fax: 01278 444363

Additional information

Thursday 15 August - 0800 - 2000 Friday 16 August - 0800 - 1800 Saturday 17 August - 1000 - 1400 week commencing 19 August - Monday - Thursday 0830 - 1700 Friday 0830 - 1630


Course contact details

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Information and Guidance

01278 441234