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BA (Hons)Fashion

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry / London
Tuition fee £9,000.00 per year
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coventry.ac.uk/..e/2017-18/fashion-ba-hons 

Overview

This course is primarily a designing and making course. However, you
will also cover a full range of marketing and professional related
activities which will prepare you for employment in the fashion
industry in its broadest sense.

If you choose this course you will benefit from:

  • Links with designers such as Gavin Douglas, Alvin Loy and Zandra
    Rhodes; guest lectures from industry experts such as Martin Raymond,
    co-founder of The Future Laboratory, and Sally Denton, Managing
    Director of The Trend Boutique
  • Opportunities to exhibit your work at live shows. In the past,
    these shows have included the 2010 Blitz Celebrations and the College
    Forum Catwalk at the Clothes Show Live; access to fashion workrooms
    with the latest leading-edge equipment including laser cutting and
    sonic welding tools
  • The opportunity to travel to Paris to visit Premiere Vision, the
    world’s premiere textile show, to view fabric trends for future
    seasons
  • Access to the industry version of Worth Global Style Network
    (WGSN) trend website, the leading online trend-analysis and research
    service providing creative and business intelligence for the apparel,
    style, design and retail industries; a programme of study visits to
    tradeshows, exhibitions, conferences and trend presentations in the UK
  • An award-winning staff team each with their own very specific
    expertise in the world of fashion, which they bring into their
    teaching

You will be introduced to themes including: issues relating to
sustainability, global markets, the relationship of new and existing
technologies, and the relationship of fashion to youth culture and an
ageing population.

In your first year you will be introduced to the subject of fashion
from forecasting through to design, manufacturing and marketing and
you will attend a series of contextual studies lectures. You will work
on a range of practical projects that will use both traditional and
leading-edge technology and be introduced to both flat pattern cutting
and working on a stand.

During your second year you will develop your individual direction
through live projects and competitions. You will be encouraged to
think about ethical issues in terms of manufacturing, consumption and
sustainability through practical project work.

In your final year you will be asked to consider the market potential
for your designs, whether you aim to go out and work for a brand or to
set up your own business.

View the course structure and module list from year one through to
your final year.

Career opportunities

This course covers all aspects of both design and marketing. This
combination prepares students for a wide range of careers in the
fashion industry. Recent graduates from this course are employed in a
range of professional environments and companies including:
Sainsbury’s Tu, Richard Nicholl, Annie Greenabelle for Topshop and
Debenhams.

Graduates are also prepared through their studies to work as
freelancers and have gone on to freelance photography, styling,
make-up artistry and theatre wardrobe.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: Romania