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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview** Develop your own unique style with our BA (Hons) in Fashion Design. With a focus on craftsmanship and innovation, we will equip you with a broad and practise-based knowledge of fashion design, experimentation, pattern cutting and construction to enable you to create your individual collections.If you want to make your mark on the fashion industry, start with this course.**Why study this subject?**The creative world is full of exciting and rewarding opportunities. Did you know, the creative industries contribute over £92billlion (gov.uk DCMS 2017) to the UK economy every year? And the fashion and textiles industry is one of the largest sectors in the UK. Behind the clothes, there’s a host of staff hard at work – from designers, pattern cutters and seamstresses to marketers, buyers and merchandisers. With the right teaching and learning opportunities, it’s possible to turn your passion into a rewarding and successful career.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**We will 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.With our strong links with the fashion industry, you’ll get direct access to guest lectures and can benefit from live project briefs, master classes, and plenty of networking opportunities. Throughout your course you will have the opportunity to take part in international competitions, including British Council reviews, exhibitions and the BNU Summer Show. As well as working on your own briefs, you’ll be able to work on industry-based projects with international companies and attend specialist workshops. As a member of the British Fashion Council and WGSN our students are supported by industry links to reach their potential.We were recognised by the industry and selected to be one of only five UK institutions to take part in the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) ‘MADE IT’ programme .**What facilities can I use?**We’ve spent a lot of love and care making the ‘Red Shed’ workshop the perfect creative space and one of the best-equipped workshops in the country.With your own personal workspace, you’ll benefit from being part of our vibrant and dynamic design studio community. You will be working on industry standard equipment, learning latest techniques and future focused methods of fashion craftsmanship. You will master materials, both through traditional methods and using digital software. **Industry connections**With regular visiting lectures and workshops led by industry, this is just a snapshot of our connections.**British Fashion Council** - The Fashion Design course is a member of the British Council collages organisation which allows the students to work on industry-led briefs and competitions and guest lectures from brands such as Burberry, Topshop and Armani, Stella McCartney and many others.**WGSN Guest lectures** -WGSN provide the latest consumer and design trends product design and consumer forecasts, curated data and industry expertise to help innovators create the right products at the right time for tomorrow's consumer.**New Star** -New Start are denim specialists in new product development, sustainable innovation and production for the sector across Turkey, Egypt, Bangladesh and Pakistan.**Lara Jensen** -Costume designer and milliner, Lara has has worked with some of fashion and film's biggest names, including Karl Lagerfeld, Jonas Akerlund, Peaches, Jessie J and Lady Gaga. Lara has previously led workshops with our Fashion Design students.**Jane Bowler** -Jane has established herself as a celebrated international Fashion Designer. Her work has been featured in some of the world’s most respected publications, has been photographed by Nick Kn

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 80 - 104

A typical offer will require a UCAS Tariff score between 80 - 104. 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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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 85 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    110 50%

    68th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    70th

    40
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    74th

    5

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