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Art and Design (Fashion)

City of Liverpool College University Centre

UCAS Code: W232 | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


To apply for this programme, applicants are required to hold a Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Fashion or equivalent Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

The HND top-up in Art and Design (Fashion) builds on previous experience and has a strong emphasis on developing practical skills alongside specialist knowledge and understanding to meet the needs of the sector. BTEC Higher Nationals are recognised by employers as providing students with the key concepts and practical skills for direct progression to either Higher Education or employment within the fashion industry. Students will have the opportunity to master essential techniques for their chosen pathway and develop higher level skills in Fashion Design.

A fundamental aspect of the student’s development is educational visits which enhance the course experience and underpin all assignments. Guest lectures are also incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the student’s understanding of professional practice and previous guests have included acclaimed designers, Fashion marketing and PR representatives and specialist practitioners.

Modules

Modules covered:

• Professional Practice
• Applied Practice Collaborative Project
• Advanced Fashion Studies
• Branding & Identity
• Material Selection & Specification
• Trend Forecasting.

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed through a combination of written essays, research portfolios, image presentations and evaluations, which support the practical assessments throughout the course. Formative feedback supports student progression in both written and practical. Self and peer assessment in convener/critique situations is an essential element of all projects and the feedback from these will enhance student achievement and progression.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,673
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,673
per year
Scotland
£6,673
per year
Wales
£6,673
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Arts Centre

Department:

Art, Design and Fashion

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