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Art & Design (Fashion and Textiles)

East Riding College

UCAS Code: HNCF | Higher National Certificate - HNC

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

**This course is primarily designed for face to face learning with you attending your lessons for the specified hours within the validation document. However, there may be periods of study where the government advises TEC Partnership that it is not safe to open campuses or there is limited access due to social distancing measures. If the Campus is closed TEC Partnership will continue to deliver your sessions online and offer you the necessary support and resources remotely. If there is limited access due to social distancing measures a blended model will be adopted with some lessons happening in small groups and others happening using online sessions and support.**

Do you want to be the next Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney or Vera Wang? Do you have a flare for design and love of fashion? Well if so our Level 4 HNC in Fashion is for you!

The Level 4 HNC Fashion specialist study programme is a one year course designed to equip you with a wide range of technical and creative skills that will enable you to work as a fashion or textiles designer within the industry. Studying at the hub of our East Riding College campus in Bridlington will provide you with the space to work in our fantastic studio facilities that will assist in the development of your industry work. You will be required to undertake study trips and exhibition visits that will underpin your project work, and enhance a broader range of subject knowledge for your specialism. Whether you are completely new to the industry or have studied before and want take your skillset to the next level. You will have the opportunity to develop your understanding for digital design, experimental pattern cutting and garment production. You will gain industry experience through live briefs which provide you with further insight into the fashion industry from a comprehensive perspective. Our previous students have worked with global companies such as Lee Jeans and Boohoo and found this invaluable experience for their industry portfolios.

This dynamic and rapidly changing sector of the global economy explores a wide range of subjects covering; research skills, design and portfolio development, trend prediction and market research, pattern cutting and garment construction along with additional support for preparing for interviews. The pathways of this qualification are intended to provide you with the opportunity to explore the creative industries through a focused curriculum that will prepare you for progressing onto our HND (Level 5) in Fashion or working within the fashion industry.

The course is designed for students with previous academic experience and a personal interest in art and fashion who have the ambition to further develop a professional focus for fashion and textiles within their work.
The HNC first year of the programme provides you with all the essential skills you will need to successfully challenge the creative process and excel in the world of fashion and textiles. Throughout the course you will be encouraged and guided to develop your research practices, concept innovation, design and construction skills and awareness of its application within the creative industries, digital design will also be a key attribute to the development of your final portfolio. You will learn an expansive range of skills which will be relevant to your progression onto our HND Level 5 or for a variety of creative career pathways in industry if this is your preferred choice.

Modules

Unit 4- Techniques and Processes
Unit 23- Fashion Collection
Unit 2- Contextual Studies
Unit 8- Pattern Cutting & Garment Making
Unit 3: Individual Project (Pearson Set)
Unit 1- Professional Development
Unit 7- Computer Aided design- Digital fashion
Unit 9- Fashion & Textile Practices

Assessment methods

You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including written assignments, work-based assignments, work experience, practical assessment, portfolio development and formal presentations.

Tuition fees

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England
£5,495
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Northern Ireland
£5,495
per year
Scotland
£5,495
per year
Wales
£5,495
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bridlington

Department:

Art, Design and Media

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