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Fashion Design and Technology - Menswear BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology has an excellent reputation for producing fashion and sportswear graduates who combine design innovation with an in-depth knowledge of the technical aspects of fashion design and manufacturing.The course reflects contemporary industry standards and encourages students to design and develop innovative fashion products and ranges using both manual and digital technologies. Students work on live projects with industry partners and also have the opportunity to undertake a placement and/or overseas study combined with a year in industry.Students have the option to graduate with a Menswear, Womenswear or Sportswear award, by selecting specialist units in year two and three. Or they can work across specialisms and graduate with a non-bracketed award. However, all students are encouraged to direct their learning towards specialised target markets such as luxury, outerwear, denim, tailoring, performance or lifestyle sportswear. The practical aspects of the course are underpinned by the study of the business and cultural contexts of fashion and consideration of sustainable industry practices.Students work towards an exit portfolio that showcases their creative and technical skills appropriate to their chosen careers. While many graduates enter design roles, the technical aspects of the programme also prepare students for other careers such as pattern cutting, fashion innovation and product development.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS**- Creative and Technology-based course providing you with both technical know-how and creative flair.- Excellent placement opportunities in the UK and abroad, our dedicated placement team help source placements at companies such as Nike, JD Sports, Speedo and Adidas.- Opportunity to enhance your learning by taking study trips. Previous trips have been to trade fairs in Paris, Munich to visit the ISPO trade show and India to explore sustainable craftsmanship.- You’ll benefit from the multi-million pound, newly refurbished facilities, with access to industry standard equipment including more than 150 specialised sewing and joining machines and equipment, 3D bodyscanner, sew-free bonding equipment, automated and laser cutting equipment, 3D printing and the latest digital pattern-cutting software.- Producing award-winning students the course is closely linked to the international fashion industry, working on live projects with brands such as Coach, Canterbury, Manchester Football Museum and Puma.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    171 77%

    10th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    28th

    20

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