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BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 6 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

104

% applicants receiving offers

72%

Subjects
  • Design studies
Student score
75% MED
% employed or in further study
92% MED
Average graduate salary
£16k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
BCC

BCC to include a relevant subject.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
MMD

BTEC Level 3 Diploma
D*D*

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
M

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MMD

International Baccalaureate
29

UCAS tariff points
104

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

72%

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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • 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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

This highly acclaimed and dynamic Fashion Design degree course, with a heritage of producing award-winning graduates, is designed to cultivate and develop the skills needed for todayâ??s commercial fashion industry. The course aims to develop informed, innovative and industrious graduates, who are ready to meet the challenges of an ever-changing industry. This specialist, industry-focused course is for those who wish to pursue a career in creating concepts for fashion retailing environments. During the course you will also have an opportunity to travel to cities known for their cutting-edge approach to fashion and retail, such as London and New York.

Modules

All years: Essentials; connections; design subject 1; concept; body; fashion theory 1; edge; fashion theory 2; identity; design subject 2; vision; critical paper; reality; professional practice.

University of South Wales

Treforest campus

The University of South Wales, formed by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport, is one of the largest in the UK, offering more opportunities and better prospects for students. Students will benefit from the University’s growing reputation as a major university for jobs and employers.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 78%
Student score 75% MED
Able to access IT resources

84%

Staff made the subject interesting

83%

Library resources are satisfactory

86%

Feedback on work has been helpful

75%

Feedback on work has been prompt

73%

Staff are good at explaining things

81%

Received sufficient advice and support

75%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
12% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
62% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
14% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
299 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
61% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
6% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 92% MED
Average graduate salary £16k LOW
Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

7%

Graduates who are design occupations

34%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

14%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The UK has a proud reputation as a centre of design excellence, and last year, design was behind only nursing in the number of graduates from UK universities with nearly 13,700. Not all areas of design have been affected equally by the recession, so bear this in mind when you look at the stats. At the moment, things are looking a little better for fashion and textile designers and not as good for interior or multimedia designers – but that may change by the time you graduate. In general, design graduates are more likely than most to start their career in London. This also varies by subject – fashion designers often find jobs in the North West. Some employers in the field, particularly in London, are a little prone to asking graduates to work for free, so while it’s not the norm – one in nine design graduates from 2012 starting design jobs in London were working unpaid – it does go on.
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