Course: FdA Fashion and Clothing Design

Department: Art, Design and Fashion

Type: Degree

Duration: Two years full-time or three years part-time

The Programme

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.

What You Study

  • Academic skills development
  • Fashion fundmentals
  • Drawing and illustration
  • Pattern cutting and construction
  • Visual communication
  • Studio / industry practice
  • Creative context
  • Negotiated project.

Entry Requirements

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.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

Hannah Smith

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.