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Fashion Design BA (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

Key Information

Course duration: 3 Years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Subject Ranking

Ranked 64th for Art & Design (View subject table)

  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

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    110
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

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    57.0 / 100.0
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

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    3.96 / 5.00

Applying

UCAS Course Code: W230

15 January

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Entry Requirements

Qualification Detailed advice
UCAS Tariff: 80 A typical offer will be a UCAS Tariff score of 80. A minimum of two full A-levels (or equivalent) is required. Every application is considered on an individual basis.For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

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Fees

Home students: £9,250 per year
EU students: £9,250 per year
Overseas students: £12,000 per year

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The Course

Summary

Develop your own unique style with BA (Hons) Fashion Design. With a focus on craftsmanship and innovation we equip you with a broad knowledge of fashion from design, experimentation, pattern cutting and construction to putting together your own collection. You’ll explore the many twists and turns of fashion, as well as how to research and develop ideas to produce exciting and innovative fashion. The course cultivates new ways of making and thinking. Beyond design and construction, you will also learn how to present your ideas to clients and pitch design concepts to a wider audience. On this course, you’ll develop your individual strengths, building a small collection and portfolio to launch you into the design industry on graduation. You will benefit from our links with the fashion industry and close proximity to London. London is one of the world’s fashion capitals, well known for spawning innovation and talent. As well as working on your own briefs, you’ll have the chance to work on industry-based projects with leading designers. Guest speakers can cover a range of areas from Fashion design, costume, styling, brand consultancy and Fashion PR.

Career prospects: We make sure that you have all the skills you need to start a career in fashion. With our focus on craftsmanship and skills, you graduate with a robust understanding of the sector. You will benefit from our links with the fashion sector, offering opportunities to work on live projects and to hear from industry professionals. You can also have the chance to enter industry competitions. There is a wide range of career possibilities, such as: Fashion Designer, Pattern Cutter, Garment Technologist, Product Developer, Entrepreneur, Fashion Buyer, Visual Merchandiser, Retail Management, Public Relations, Press and the media, Events and production organisation or Fashion styling. We encourage our students to apply for work placements during the University holidays, giving you the opportunity to develop your skills in a work background. Our modules and teaching expertise will help you become more independent as a learner and more certain of your discipline expertise.

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

University League Table Ranking: 122nd

Bucks New University has invested more than £100 million to create an inspiring and well-equipped university, transforming lives through employment-focused and skills-based teaching. Well established in specialist fields such as nursing, aviation, sport, art and design, it is split across three campuses...

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Postal Address

School of Art, Design, and Performane
Buckinghamshire New University
Queen Alexandra Road
High Wycombe
HP11 2JZ
ENGLAND

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