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Fashion and Textiles with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    FTXF

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    115th

    7
  • Subject Ranking

    44th

    20 (Art & Design)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    126

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    66

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.22

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree. It has also been designed for students who are considering a change of subject of study without a background in an art, design or media subject.The fashion and textiles industry is constantly evolving to meet shifting customer values, new technologies and approaches to working. This degree programme will help equip you with the contemporary, specialist technical and professional skills to work as multidisciplinary practitioners in the fashion and textile industry.This programme has been designed for students who are passionate about both fashion and textiles and looking for a degree programme which will allow you to combine these two specialisms.You will be taught alongside both the BA (Hons) Fashion Design and the BA (Hons) Textile Design courses, with aspects of modules shared, so you will benefit from working alongside students on both the other courses, gaining extra invaluable insight into both the fashion and textile processes.Led by our dedicated and supportive course team, you will based in our ‘Red Shed’ where we have our specialist workshops and facilities. With your own personal workspace, you’ll benefit from being part of our vibrant and dynamic design studio community and be able to use the space to create individual designs.This course is 75% practice-based so you will have ample opportunity to develop your subject through a hands-on, experimental approach. This will involve access to workshops to support the design process.In our workshops, you’ll receive group and one-to-one teaching, working closely with lecturers, technicians and alongside fellow students. You will have access to specialist equipment you will need, both traditional and contemporary. You'll master materials, both through craft methods and using digital software, and have access to other cross discipline workshop facilities, including woodwork, metal, 3D printing, ceramics and more.Thanks to our proximity to London, you can visit some of the world’s best shops, galleries and museums for inspiration. You can work with designers in and around the capital, gaining experience in how to adapt to the challenges of working in a business. Students will have the opportunity to get noticed at our degree show and at our London exhibitions.

Entry Requirements

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Details

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for the 3-year undergraduate programme, or those who do not feel fully prepared for a Level 4 course, will be considered for the 4-year programme including a Foundation Year

Tuition Fees

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£7,800 per year

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University information

University Ranking

115th

About this University

Buckinghamshire New University has been transforming lives for more than 125 years, enjoying a long and successful history since its founding in 1891. It offers employment-focused and skills-based teaching across the creative and cultural industries, management and information management sectors, and the public sector, from its three campuses in High Wycombe, Uxbridge, and Aylesbury.

Address

Buckinghamshire New University

Queen Alexandra Road

High Wycombe

HP11 2JZ

UNITED KINGDOM