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

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