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Art and Design (Fashion, Millinery)

Morley College London

UCAS Code: MIDP | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


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48

48 UCAS points equivalent: - Access to Higher Education Diploma - A levels - BTEC at level 3 With GCSE English grade 4 or C minimum. Desirable GCSE Maths.

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

The Morley College Chelsea millinery department has been training industry-leading milliners for almost 20 years. Students on the HND Art and Design (Fashion) millinery course can progress into all areas of millinery – couture fashion millinery, commercial design, theatrical and film millinery – with some students progressing on to MA level courses at leading fashion colleges.

The tutors on the HND course are all professional milliners as well as tutors. They bring a wealth of diversity, skills and ideas to the course, and to the development of different career pathways for each student.

The course offers intensive investigation of millinery skills and industry preparation. This two-year programme is designed to give students in-depth millinery experience in order to prepare them for a career within the industry. The course consists of a series of projects covering different areas of millinery and is designed to develop varied technical skills and expand each students’ individual design creativity.

Areas covered during the course projects include: specialist couture techniques, theatrical millinery, occasion millinery, commercial millinery and cut-and-sew techniques, historical and contextual research, design development skills, collection building and management, blockmaking, portfolio building, collaborative skills, branding and professional practice.

Modules

Units may change but would typically be:
- Professional Development
- Contextual Studies
- Individual Project
- Techniques and Processes
- Computer Aided Design
- Fashion and Textiles Practices
- Accessories
- Fashion Collection
- Professional Practice
- Applied Practice Collaborative Project
- Advanced Fashion Studies
- Branding & Identity
- Material Selection & Specification
- Creative Industries Placement

Assessment methods

The course is structured around 14 units taught through 13 projects designed to develop a broad and detailed millinery skill base. Each project focuses on a different area of millinery and build familiarity with a different range of materials, skills, and industry knowledge.

Each project gives the opportunity to follow the design process and work to the conditions of a brief, allowing students to build up a confidence and understanding of their own process and how it can best be developed in order to support progression into industry.

Assessment takes place at the end of each project, starting with self-assessment, a group crit and discussion, and finally, written feedback and one-to-one tutorial to discuss strong points and areas for development. At the end of the course, exit tutorials will focus on each students’ development over the course, and how each student can best be supported as they progress into industry.

Tuition fees

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£6,165
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Northern Ireland
£6,165
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Scotland
£6,165
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Wales
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chelsea Centre for the Creative Industries

Department:

Millinery (Chelsea)

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