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Istituto Marangoni London

Fashion Design (Sandwich)

UCAS Code: WFH0

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

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

80
100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Sandwich | 2020

Subject

Fashion design

Today’s fashion designers are catalysts of creativity, forming new trends, responding to consumer demands, industry developments and new technology, from initial design right through to the finished garment. Nurturing original style, this three year full time course trains highly skilled designers for the engaging fashion industry. Participants learn how to create collections from an accurate analysis of the market, the trends, materials and fabrics, as well as translating ideas and inspiration derived from any form, concept, or art, or simply from their own experiences, successfully combining a personal vision with industry needs, or brand design strategies. The Fashion Design course moves through key aspects of illustration and graphic design techniques including the study of form, colour, pattern drafting and draping, and an accurate analysis of clothing manufacturing through deconstruction.

With a solid base in the fashion system participants are introduced to many aspects of the industry, not only in the principles of fashion business, brand identity, positioning and marketing, but also interpreting art and craft in fashion, production, retail, consumer habits, and trends. Research approaches to creative and original product development are key throughout. Participants of the Fashion Design course are encouraged to experiment with new approaches in the industry that are evolving today, including renewable and sustainable resources, innovative materials and new technologies, building an individual style and nurturing creative and professional abilities. Studies heritage design and fashion culture provide the necessary skills to make a critical assessment of a brand’s or client’s lifestyle and legacy, while communication skills provide a professional approach in the negotiation and presentation of ideas to companies and new clients, accompanied by a professional portfolio of work. By the third year participants work as independent practitioners, and with the constant support of a faculty team of industry experts, are encouraged to participate in international fashion talent competitions during in the course.
A professionally produced fashion show and graduation showcase event introduces collections or portfolios to a selected audience of leading fashion experts, journalists, bloggers, designers and head-hunters – a unique experience opening up industry networking and career opportunities.

This fashion course forms the base of all three year fashion design study pathways. With fashion design as the core subject, participants select from different pathways to specialise in a chosen area of interest, responding to individual creative flair and passion.

This course is also available as a BA (Hons) four year course (including placement sandwich year)* **

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£17,500
per year
England
£17,500
per year
EU
£17,500
per year
International
£20,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£17,500
per year
Scotland
£17,500
per year
Wales
£17,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Istituto Marangoni London

Department:

Fashion

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What students say


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58%
low
Fashion design

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Design studies

Teaching and learning

54%
Staff make the subject interesting
65%
Staff are good at explaining things
73%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
71%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

53%
Library resources
59%
IT resources
51%
Course specific equipment and facilities
39%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

After graduation


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