What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades BCC including Grade B in Textiles or Art & Design related subjects preferred.
Extended Diploma grades Distinction, Merit. Merit (DMM) in a related subject in addition to other qualifications or evidence of experience in Art.
A minimum of 27 points and HL Art subject at grade 6 will be required in addition to evidence of further experience in Art & Design.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers28%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Fashion Design at Bath Spa University is a fast-paced, dynamic and demanding course for determined and ambitious individuals who want a career in fashion. You will develop your own personal design philosophy underpinned with strong pattern cutting and product development skills whilst also benefitting from a unique relationship with the Fashion Museum in Bath, the course has a reputation for producing highly individual, award-winning designers and practitioners. A course for dedicated and ambitious individuals looking for a specialist career in the fashion industry. Combine the technical and design elements into one creative endeavour. Cover all aspects of the design process including - search and design development, drawing and illustration, colour and fabric development, drape and tailoring skills, and many more. Join a course with a reputation for producing highly individual, award-winning designers and practitioners. Unique partnership with the world famous Fashion Museum – students have access to an unrivalled collection of fashion.
Year One introduces you to the fundamentals of fashion design, including 2D and 3D practice as well as fabric sourcing and developing the relationship between fabric and design. In Year Two you’ll be encouraged to broaden your research skills and further develop your personal design aesthetic as well as working on a live intern brief for a US brand. Finally, in year Three you’ll develop a more strategic perspective and negotiate a body of work that reflects your personal practice as a designer, drawing together your academic experiences and personal interests. You will draw together all you have learnt into a written thesis. For more information please refer to the website.
Students here enjoy the best of many worlds a unique cultural heritage, inspiring and beautiful campuses and the buzz of Bath, a UK top 10 creative city. There's a real community feel and countless opportunities to unleash your potential. Bath Spa Students' Union was awarded a Gold Green Impact award from the NUS. We might be small but the Union's RAG group raised over 10,000 for charity.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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