Fashion weeks across the world are some of the most prestigious and highly regarded events in the creative industries. The global apparel market is value at 3 trillion dollars, and employs over half a million people in the UK. What we wear and how we wear it has a huge impact on many different areas in our lives – a simple slogan on a T-shirt can spark political and social unrest. Fashion can inspire, represent how we feel, say things that words can’t and simply bring joy and colour to our lives. From paper and pencil to the catwalk, studying Fashion can enable you to learn how the industry works, where your passions and talents lie, gain the skills and knowledge needed, and discover opportunities to get your foot in the door of this versatile and ambitious industry.
If you are passionate about Fashion and are ambitious and keen to pursue a career in the fashion industry, this course will nurture creativity and experimentation as well as contextual knowledge alongside design, illustration and technical skills needed to develop a strong portfolio. You will be introduced to 2D and 3D development, drawing and visual language as well as fashion illustration, pattern cutting, print and surface application.
After successful completion of this course you can enter employment or progress onto a range of Higher Education opportunities.
4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English Language and an Art and Design related subject.
Advanced Learner Loan: £8583
Funding support may be available on this course, click here to find out more.
The UK has the largest design industry in Europe.
The UK ranks fourth in the world for design exports, and exports 50% more design than it imports.