The course aims to give you a comprehensive introduction to the skills required to embark on a career or progress to higher education in fashion and costume.
It will enable you to develop creative and practical skills using specialist equipment and workshops. You will reflect the day-to-day reality of the industry through project-based briefs and scenarios.
You will learn from highly experienced tutors who will help you develop your design and construction skills. You will get the opportunity to visit industry fashion events such as Graduate Fashion Week as well as inspiring exhibitions and museums. There are also opportunities to take part in exciting live briefs and national competitions.
Throughout the course, you will undertake:
- Technical skills such as pattern cutting, garment construction, print design and millinery
- Visual studies including fashion and costume design, fashion and costume illustration, life drawing, colour theory and observational drawing
- Contextual studies covering contemporary and historical issues in art and design, fashion, costume, business and promotion
Please note, studio / materials costs may apply to this course.