Foundation Degree (FdA) Creative Industries - Fashion & Textiles Pathway Awarded by UCLan

23500W1 | School for the Arts, Wigan
Start Date | 10/09/2018

Is this course for me?

From research to design, students will use innovative concepts and creativity to produce a variety of garments. Students will develop an understanding of the industries marketplace and trends whilst learning skills in computer aided design,print and drawing.

What will I study?

The course includes units covering: Creative Thinking; Contextual Studies; Contemporary Contextual Studies for Creative Industries; Creative Industries; Professional Practice. Specialist units include Fashion Design; Fashion Communication and Presentation Skills and Computer Aided Fashion Drawing.

How long is the course?

Two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

The programmes are assessed through a variety of methods, from portfolio assessments to project work.

What qualifications do I need?

64 UCAS points. Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and employer references will be considered, Students must also possess a Grade C or above in English at GCSE or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

Former students have successfully progressed into employment in roles such as designer, visual merchandiser, garment technologist and product developer for companies such as Missguided, O'Neill Sports and Matalan. The course is designed to offer progressi

Other Information

As a student on a course awarded by UCLan you are also a student of the university. This means that you have access to facilities including library, social facilities and the Students' Union.

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

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