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City of Liverpool College

Fashion, HND Top Up

UCAS Code: W232

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

96

• Completed HNC in Fashion or equivalent Level 4 certificate of higher education • GCSE English Language at grade C or above or equivalent • We also welcome applications from those with relevant experience in lieu of the minimum entry requirements. All applicants are given the opportunity to attend one of our Open Event workshops and are interviewed face to face (interview questions and portfolio). Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2019

The HND in Fashion builds on previous experience and has a strong emphasis on developing practical skills alongside specialist knowledge and understanding to meet the needs of the sector. BTEC Higher Nationals are recognised by employers as providing learners with the key concepts and practical skills for direct progression to either Higher Education or employment within the Fashion Industry.

Learners will have the opportunity to master essential techniques for their chosen pathway and develop higher level skills in Fashion Design. The programme is offered on both a part time and full time basis with the framework providing flexibility to develop and support continuous professional development opportunities

A fundamental aspect of the student’s development is educational visits which enhance the course experience and underpin all assignments. Previous destinations have included Paris (Paris Photo), London and Dublin, giving students the opportunity to not only add to their own portfolios but also to network with other photographers at an international level.

Guest lectures are also incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the student’s understanding of professional practice and previous guest lectures have included acclaimed photographers, curators, marketing and PR representatives and specialist practitioners.

Modules

Modules covered:

• Professional Practice
• Applied Practice Collaborative Project
• Advance Fashion Studies
• Branding & Identity
• Material Selection & Specification
• Trend Forecasting

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed through a combination of written essays, research portfolios, image presentations and evaluations, which support the practical assessments throughout the course. Formative feedback supports student progression in both written and practical. Self and peer assessment in convener/critique situations is an essential element of all projects and the feedback from these will enhance student achievement and progression.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,129
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EU
£6,129
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,129
per year
Scotland
£6,129
per year
Wales
£6,129
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Arts Centre

Department:

Art, Design and Fashion

TEF rating:

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