This is the perfect programme for ambitious and creative individuals who want to pursue a career in fashion and clothing design. It encourages the development of inspired, inventive and innovative designers. Projects include work-related learning to provide you with a crucial professional understanding of the sector.
- Fashion drawing and illustration
- Design principles
- Principles of pattern cutting and draping fabric
- Historical and critical studies
- The business of fashion and clothing design
- Contexts and environments
- An independent study on areas of personal interest.
Two years full-time or three years part-time.
Students who successfully complete this Foundation Degree are guaranteed a place on the BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Manufacture Final Year programme to gain a full Honours Degree.
You will be able to pursue an exciting career as a fashion and clothing designer, specialising in your preferred area, such as menswear, womenswear, children’s clothing or costume, plus many more.
Application for the full-time course is through UCAS and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.
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, plus 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.”