This is a distinctly practical-based, portfolio-focused BA Honours ‘top up’ course which will provide you with the tools you need to confidently progress into the working world of the fashion industry and enhance your employment opportunities. It integrates academic and industry-related learning and meets the needs of local regional and national employers, with live projects and study visits underpinning project work.
- Concept development for tailoring and manufacture
- Innovation in fashion
- Brand identity and aesthetics
- Fashion collection development
- Dissertation and major project.
Apply for the full-time course through UCAS, using code W2S6, and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.
One year full-time or two years part-time.
The fashion industry is one of the region's biggest employers, offering a wide range of employment opportunities for graduates in design, pattern cutting, garment production, fashion conceptualisation, retail, publishing, styling, marketing and textile design.
Please use the following links to learn more about our policies and procedures.
- Academic Regulations: This programme follow the regulations of University of Hull.
- Student Disciplinary Policy
Please visit our Document Downloads page to access the College's other policies, i.e. our Mental Health Policy.
A relevant Foundation Degree or a related HND at merit level.
FdA Fashion and Clothing Design
Hannah has honed her fashion design skills during her two years at the College and is now following her dream of opening her own shop, specialising in menswear.
She says her time at Bishop Burton has allowed her to develop a particular talent for designing men’s clothing and hopes to turn this into a successful
Hannah said: “I have specifically focused on menswear, designing suits. I’ve particularly enjoyed the deconstructive module – learning to turn trousers into shorts and shirts into T-shirts.
“I’ve learned a lot about making clothes. I’ve learned a lot of textile work and I’ve learned how to knit. We’ve had really good support from the tutors
and I’ve enjoyed it.
“Now I want to work in men’s tailoring. I’d like to work for myself and have my own shop.”