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Course details

Study options

Full-time: 3 Years, Part-time: 6 Years

UK/EU fee

£9,250 per year (2018/19)

International fee

£12,500 per year (2018/19)

UCAS points

96-112 (September 2018 entry)

UCAS code

W223

Course level

Undergraduate

Qualification

BA (Hons)

Start date

September

Location

Chandos Pole Street, Derby Campus

If you do not achieve the typical entry points required, you may want to consider studying this course with foundation year.

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Course description

Fashion and Textiles at Derby has been ranked in the Top 20 in The Guardian University Guide 2019.

In 2016 the BA (Hons) Fashion course achieved 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS). You'll gain a valuable insight into the commercial elements of the fashion sector, from an integrated perspective encapsulating emerging fashion design and marketing concepts. This new programme of study amalgamates expertise from the University of Derby’s School of Arts and College of Business, Law and Social Sciences.

Employable Graduates – we’re ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities and 12th for English institutions with 96% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree: HESA 2016. The course incorporates enterprise and entrepreneurship providing essential support for individuals wishing to start up a business.

The Fashion and Fashion Marketing course is for anyone wishing to be both creative and strategic. It is designed for those who want to learn about the business of fashion but have a desire to design and make. Ultimately, this course is for anyone wishing to pursue a fashion marketing centric career.

This course will help you develop fashion design skills, and expand your knowledge of key business aspects through a combination of creative and practical study. 

You’ll be taught in a professional fashion design studio environment supported by the latest online learning facilities. You’ll be encouraged to participate in national and international competitions – several of our recent students have won national competitions over the past few years. You’ll also have the chance to undertake live project work within the existing student design studio scheme, providing you with valuable experience and placement opportunities. In addition to this is a placement module that guarantees all students an opportunity to experience “real world” learning. We also offer national and international study trips where appropriate.

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What you will study

You will study modules such as:

  • Introduction to Fashion, Textiles and Marketing
  • Technical Fashion
  • Fashion Research: Market and Lifestyle
  • Visual Studies for Fashion and Textiles
  • Directed Projects in Fashion
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Placement
  • Fashion Marketing and Branding

Diploma in Professional Practice

  • Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice
  • Applied Professional Practice

 

  • Negotiated Study in Fashion
  • Fashion Marketing Project
  • Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
  • Fashion Direction

How you will learn

Assessment is 100% coursework based including practical production and oral presentation work, along with written assignments. In the final year, you’ll have the opportunity to write an extended essay on a subject of your choice and work on self-negotiated and independent creative projects.

Entry requirements

September 2018 typical entry requirements

UCAS points96-112 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
Specific requirements at A-levelN/A
Specific requirements at GCSEGCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification
Interview / AuditionYes - see interview details
Portfolio

Yes - please see below

Selection is based on a portfolio interview, after which you may be required to complete a Foundation Diploma or Year Zero before progressing to the degree course

Our entry requirements for this course should be read together with the University's general entry requirements, which details subjects we accept, alternative qualifications and what we're looking for at Derby.

September 2019 typical entry requirements

UCAS points112 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
Specific requirements at A-level

No specific subject requirements

Specific requirements at GCSEGCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification
Interview / AuditionYes - see interview details
PortfolioN/A

Alternative entry qualifications:

We usually consider an A-level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria/offer conditions.

Our entry requirements for this course should be read together with the University's general entry requirements, which details subjects we accept, alternative qualifications and what we're looking for at Derby.

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

 Full-timePart-time
UK/EU

£9,250 per year

£1,155 per module

International

£12,500 per year

N/A

How to apply

UK/EU students

Full-time students applying to start in September should apply for this course through UCAS or you can apply directly to the University for an undergraduate course if you’re not applying to any other UK university in the same year.

Part-time students should apply directly to the University.

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International students

Full-time students applying to start in September should apply for this course through UCAS or you can apply directly to the University for an undergraduate course if you’re not applying to any other UK university in the same year.

Apply through UCASApply directly to the University

Information for international applicants

Applying for an undergraduate degree

Contact details

EnquiryEmailPhone
Course: Colin Thompson (Programme Leader) E: C.Thompson@derby.ac.uk Tel: 01332 593111
Admissionsaskadmissions@derby.ac.uk+44 (0)1332 591167
Generalmarketing@derby.ac.uk+44 (0)1332 590500

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Teaching hours

Like most universities, we operate extended teaching hours at the University of Derby, so contact time with your lecturers and tutors could be anytime between 9am and 9pm. Your timetable will usually be available on the website 24 hours after enrolment on to your course.

Please note: Our courses are refreshed and updated on a regular basis. If you are thinking about transferring onto this course (into the second year for example), you should contact the programme leader for the relevant course information as modules may vary from those shown on this page.

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