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Hugh Baird College

Visual Merchandising and Promotional Design with optional Integrated Foundation Entry

UCAS Code: N242

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

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Course option

3years

Full-time including foundation year | 2019

This Foundation Degree with Integrated Foundation Entry is designed for those who want to study for the foundation degree but dont have the necessary formal qualifications to start just yet. The foundation entry modules include: Art & Design Studies, Design Investigation, Specialism Skills and Drawing and Image Communication, giving you the opportunity to explore a range of design practices before progressing to Year One of the Foundation Degree in your chosen specialism.The course goes on to offer an introduction to a range of skills and knowledge in Visual Merchandising and Promotional Design, which include the design process through project briefs, visual merchandising theory and practice, fashion promotion and styling, spatial awareness, 2D and 3D digital design, product presentation and historical contextual studies. In the final year skills are applied in the following areas: live briefs, advanced product presentation, fashion promotion, visual merchandising, retail brand identity and promotion, contemporary contextual studies, preparing for industry employment and the designing and installation of a final major project exhibition. The Foundation Degree in Visual Merchandising and Promotional Design will equip you with the vocational skills to apply solutions intelligently and effectively. You will develop a number of computer design skills by using industry software such as AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite (CS). Industry experience opportunities are an integral part of this course providing experience of real working life within the design industry. You will be given the opportunity to gain work experience via live briefs, realistic project briefs, and industry talks as well as work experience with personal development planning.

Modules

You will study a range of core modules, including:

Foundation Entry year:
•Art & Design Studies
•Design Investigation
•Specialism Skills
•Drawing and Image Communication

?FdA Year 1:
•Visual Merchandising
•Promotional Design
•Historical Contextual Studies
•Digital Solutions

?FdA Year 2:
•Visual Merchandising and Promotional Design
•Professional Practice
•Contemporary Contextual Studies
•Advanced Model Making
•Drawing and Modelling

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
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£6,000
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EU
£6,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

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Department:

FACULTY OF DESIGN INDUSTRIES

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