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BA (Hons)Fashion Buying with Garment Technology

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

This course has been created in response to industry demand for graduates with technical expertise in the clothing industry. It has been designed to develop your knowledge of product realisation through practical and theoretical sessions to learn about textile materials, production and garment fitness for purpose. You will learn about the life cycle of a product from concept stage through to delivery on to the shop floor, as well as key aspects of trading. There will be an opportunity to work on live projects with industry and hear from expert visiting lecturers. There is an option for a year’s industrial placement and an option to choose a Language from second year.

This course is designed for students who are aiming for a career in the fashion industry, with broad career options that include fashion design, buying, merchandising, garment technology, product development, sourcing, and fashion marketing.

Programme structure

Year 1
Core Buying 1
Introduction to Fashion Design Technology
Textile Materials 1
Fashion Communication (CAD)
Design Cultures

Year 2
Core Buying 2
Textile/Garment Technology
Fashion Realisation
Textile Materials 2
Design Cultures
Language Option

Year 3
Sourcing and Supply
Product Development
Major Project
Language Option

Career opportunities

This course is designed for students who are aiming for a career in fashion buying, and also offers broader career options which include fashion merchandising, visual merchandising, garment technology, sourcing, design, and fashion marketing. Students will be equipped to work in retail and the extended supply base.

Recent graduates have succeeded into careers at ASOS, Selfridges, Next, George, M&S, River Island, and Joules amongst many others.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States