Design has become a multi-disciplinary industry. This programme is designed to foster creative development, academic and intellectual skills and personal career development in a range of design disciplines, allowing you to develop the breadth and depth of knowledge and practical skills needed for a successful career in this exciting and developing sector.
The programme covers design disciplines such as spatial / interior design, garden / landscape design, 3D design, exhibition design and graphic design. Students are provided with the opportunity to engage with industry and work on live projects and competitions to gain first-hand experience of design process and delivery within a collaborative working environment. There is also strong emphasis on the development of employment skills and entrepreneurship.
- Visual studies
- Design principles
- Academic skills development
- Studio practice
- Contextual studies
- Design project.
Application for the full-time course is through UCAS using code W201 and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.
Two years full-time or three years part-time.
Students who successfully complete this Foundation Degree are guaranteed a place on the BA Design (Top Up) programme to gain a full degree.
This degree will enable you to take up opportunities in interior design, landscape design, architectural practice, computer-aided design, exhibition design and graphic design. These options include self-employment and fee-earning opportunities.
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.
Applicants should have 48 UCAS points at A-Level, or a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent, including a portfolio.
Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications.
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.”