BA (Hons) Fashion is a vocational course which focuses on practical skills supported by academic content to develop and understanding of professional practice within the market sector. You will be given the opportunity to develop a solid foundation of all aspects of the design and manufacturing process. You will utilize your own concepts, ideas and opinions through research techniques and methods, design development, illustration, technical specification drawing, range planning, pattern cutting, and garment manufacture and finishing.
Students benefit from a full range of facilities to help support their academic and vocational study such as: industry standard sewing room, print workshop and 3D workshop, substantial IT equipment including Apple and PC based CAAD facilities, access to photography studios and equipment, spacious design and pattern cutting studios, WGSN account for all students to access.
The fashion industry increasingly requires a workforce with a wide ranging skill set, from subject specific to more generic personal development skills. You will combine and develop your own creativity, visual awareness, and technical knowledge along with professional business acumen and academic study.
Annual field trips are optional but extremely beneficial to students and are viewed as an important aspect of the course. Recent trips have included Paris, Florence, London and New York. This experience has given students the opportunity to visit national and international trade fairs and studios gaining invaluable knowledge and experience in the work place.
Topshop/Topman has sponsored the HE Art & Design Graduation for the last two years offering a Topshop Student of Year Award.
This course runs on the following dates:
Start Date: September 2017. For further information, please call 0191 200 4000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duration: 3 Years
Venue: Mandela Building, Rye Hill Campus