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Fashion

UCAS Code: W2W3

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

Entry requirements


Minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

**About this Course:**

This course will give you the opportunity to develop the specialist skills required to give you the competitive edge in the fashion industry. The diverse areas of this exciting and challenging industry is forever expanding and we passionately develop creative thinkers with the ability to reflect, connect and creatively push the boundaries of the conventional. The three year programme offers a strong emphasis on practical fashion skills alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. Students on the programme will develop their skills through a wide range of practical and communication projects which will involve working to briefs set both internally and by external clients. You will be taught the skills of transforming the 2D into 3D, sculpting with fabric and non-traditional materials and create fashion designs in response to the arts, social, cultural, environmental and technical changes in the contemporary fashion industry. This course is project led and is delivered through a set of modules in each semester, credit points are accrued enabling progression into the next semester.

Your projects are supported by lecturers who are fashion specialists in the areas of sustainability, fashion communication and creative pattern cutting with visiting researchers and practitioners from the industry. At Rotherham College we provide smaller study groups with training from professionals in industry-standard settings. Our industry links will allow you to gain the latest skills and knowledge needed to be successful in the fashion industry.

There will be opportunities to visit exhibitions, museums and galleries in London, Paris and New York, giving you the chance to draw inspiration and source fabrics. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your work at the end-of-year fashion shows, and with our connections with fashion companies, you will be supported through internships or work placements. ?

**Modules Covered:**

**Year 1**
Contextual and Cultural Practice
Personal and Professional Practice
Fashion Production and Processes
Fashion Practice and Methodologies
New Fashion Technology
Fashion Practice and Contemporary Context

**Year 2**
**A choice of two specialist pathways that responds to your own personality, interests and creativity with the additional opportunity to specialise in.**

* Fashion Design and Realisation (FD&R) - a creative introduction to fashion design and the fashion industry, encouraging self-confidence in design, pattern cutting and production

Or

* Fashion Concepts and Communications (FC&C) - a creative introduction to fashion design and the fashion industry, encouraging self-confidence in conceptual fashion design, communication and promotion

**Year 3**
Extended Practice Part 1
Extended Practice Part 2
Dissertation

**Progression:**

- These pathways will equip you with a portfolio of professional skills that open doors to a range of careers in fashion including: a designer, stylist, events manager, fashion journalist, visual merchandising, fashion buyer or PR and marketing.

**Entry Requirements:**
?A minimum of 64 UCAS points from a combination of:

* At least 2 A - Levels or equivalent

* BTEC Extended Diploma with Merits

* GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4

* Relevant Access to Higher Education qualification - pass at Level 3

* University of Arts London (UAL) Extended Diploma with Pass grade

* Diploma in Foundation Studies - Pass

* GNVQ Advanced Diploma in Art and Design

* HNC/HND or Foundation degree will be accepted for direct entry to Level 5 or 6

A formal interview will also be arranged where you will present a portfolio of work.

If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,900
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,900
per year
Scotland
£6,900
per year
Wales
£6,900
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Rotherham College - Town Centre Campus

Department:

Visual & Performing Arts

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