This course is designed to prepare you for a career in the Fashion and Textiles industry.
Throughout the course you will gain realistic 'industrial' level experience to prepare you for the workplace.
Fashion designers generally work in 3 different areas: 'Haute Couture', designer ready-to-wear and high-street fashion.
There are further specialist areas within Fashion and Textiles, for example in men's wear, women's wear or sportswear.
The entry requirements for this course are:
- Level 4 HNC in Fashion and/or Textiles
- Evidence of interest and commitment to the course
- You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment based on your prior qualifications
The course consists of the following modules:
- Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
- Ideas in Context
- References and sources in Art and Design
- Experimental Embroidered Textiles
- Pattern Construction in Fashion
- Garment Manufacture
- Cultural understanding in fashion
- Fashion Collection Realisation
You will be assessed via:
- Project based Assignment Briefs
- Internal Verifier
- Internal Examining Board
- External Examiner
This course will lead to progression onto the second or third year of an honours degree course, depending on the match of the HNC/D units to the degree course in question. Alternatively, you could go straight into employment or self-employment