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Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers71%
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.
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- 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
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With access to the latest technology in fully equipped dedicated studio spaces, you'll master all the industry skills needed to make it as a successful fashion designer. We'll encourage you to tackle live briefs, working with well-known companies such as Reiss, Warehouse and Tommy Hilfiger. And you'll receive the chance to show off your work at international high profile events such as Graduate Fashion Week, where UCA excels every year. We pride ourselves in having no house style. So you'll have the freedom to establish your own creative style, supported by a community of like-minded peers from disciplines across the creative industries. Situated on London's doorstep, you'll also have easy access to one of the world's biggest fashion capitals, where you can benefit from our extensive industry connections for work experience opportunities and enhancing your career prospects after graduation. Similar courses that we offer: Fashion (3 & 4 years) - UCA Epsom Fashion Atelier - UCA Rochester Fashion Buying Retail Management - UCA Rochester Fashion Design (4 Years)- UCA Rochester Fashion Journalism - UCA Epsom Fashion Management and Marketing - UCA Epsom Fashion Media and Promotion (3 & 4 Years) - UCA Rochester Fashion Photography - UCA Rochester Fashion Promotion and Imaging - UCA Epsom Fashion Textiles: Print - UCA Rochester
In Year 1 you'll undertake a series of design projects that will introduce you to the design process, where you’ll learn different aspects of the designer’s role. Other aspects of this year include: pattern and production skills, Gerber technology (CAM), portfolio techniques using traditional craft methods and digital programmes, a theory programme examining historical and contextual issues, a live high street industry project. In Year 2 you’ll become more independent in your approach to learning, and you’ll be encouraged to challenge tried-and-tested methods of design and pattern cutting. Other aspects include: a work placement, an international exchange programme, introduction to textile digital print facilities, a live industry project involving designing, cutting and making a collection for a leading brand. In Year 3 you'll pursue and develop your own design identity, focusing your work towards your long-term career aspirations, and produce a six-outfit collection.
The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is situated in the South East of England with four campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, and Rochester, as well as specialist courses at The Maidstone Television Studios and the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace. We're a small and specialist university with an art college environment and each campus is populated by a concentration of talented students and academics. Creators of Rupert the Bear, Morph and Aleksandr the Meerkat all studied at UCA. Now the second largest specialist creative arts university in Europe, we have a 160 year track record of educating creative practitioners who go on to lead in their chosen field.
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