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Fashion & Textiles

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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

MPP

T Level

P

P (D or E on the Core).

UCAS Tariff

64

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Textile design

Fashion

This course is aimed at individuals who wish to develop creative and innovative skills and ideas which could lead to a career within the fashion and textiles industry.

Well-equipped studio spaces and professional expertise give students the opportunity to develop creative and practical abilities within the field. Regular visits are organised to museums, galleries and fashion trade events. . Research can be undertaken using the excellent community learning resource centre with subscriptions to trade publications, online facilities and the networked learning environment. Live projects are set by specialists, and work placements must be undertaken.

Graduates will have the skills to set up their own business, work freelance or gain employment through their work experience. Students can progress on to the BA (Hons) Arts Practice (Progression Year) at the University of Suffolk.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£8,220
per year
England
£8,220
per year
EU
£12,996
per year
International
£12,996
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,220
per year
Republic of Ireland
£12,996
per year
Scotland
£8,220
per year
Wales
£8,220
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Great Yarmouth)

Department:

Academic Services

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

79%
high
Textile design
79%
high
Fashion

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Design studies

Teaching and learning

79%
Staff make the subject interesting
83%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
76%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

68%
Library resources
86%
IT resources
69%
Course specific equipment and facilities
66%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
0%
Male students
100%
Female students
69%
2:1 or above
4%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Design studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,000
low
Average annual salary
92%
med
Employed or in further education
57%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

29%
Design occupations
29%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
10%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Creative arts and design

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£15k

£15k

£17k

£17k

£20k

£20k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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