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Fashion and Textiles

Gloucestershire College

UCAS Code: 032W | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

UCAS Tariff

48

Gloucestershire College will recognise other/combinations of equivalent Level 3 qualifications to meet the UCAS Tariff point requirement.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Fashion design

This is an industry focused Higher Education Course that allows you to develop a range of extensive skills in Fashion Design. You should have the opportunity to work in a variety of fashion specialisms through a range of different learning and teaching methods. You are encouraged to work creatively within an realistic industry environment that will equip you with skills to progress into this highly competitive and exciting area. This course offers an exciting fusion between textiles and fashion and explores contemporary trends in this area. Students have the opportunity to showcase their work through catwalks, roadshows and pop up boutiques.

This programme is designed to be a two year HND level 5 course which is the equivalent of the first two years of a degree programme. On completion of the first year (at HNC level 4) accreditation can be claimed.

**What your studies may include**

Print, textiles, promotion and retail advances will be explored as well as learning more traditional techniques in pattern cutting and garment production.

**Field trips/Industry links**

The fashion academy has built strong relationships with industry partners that offer mentoring internship and fashion experience. There will be the opportunity to participate in exciting live projects including Cheltenham Fashion Week, Gloucester Fashion Week, and a variety of events throughout your studies.

**How you will be assessed:**

Assessment is through ongoing assessment and coursework. You will be expected to do approximately 10 hours per week study outside of college time.

You can view more about the course on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gcfashiontextiles/

Modules

- Professional Development
- Contextual Studies
- Individual Project ( Pearsons set)
- Techniques and Practices, Fashon and Textiles practices
- Pattern Cutting & Garment Making
- Computer Aided Design
- Surface Pattern
- Conceptual Practice
- Art Direction
- Material Selection & Specification
- Professional Practice
- Applied practice Collaborative project (persons set)
- Advanced Fashion Studies
- Advanced Textiles Studies.

Total Y1 units at level 4 = 8/Total Y2 units at level 5 = 6
Total of level 4 credits in Y1 = 120/Total of level 5 credits in Y2 = 120

Tuition fees

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England
£6,700
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,700
per year
Scotland
£6,700
per year
Wales
£6,700
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cheltenham

Department:

Centre for Arts

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