Fashion (Textiles for Fashion) BA (Hons)

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Duration
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Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 04/10/2018

Fashion starts with textiles, and during this exciting course you will learn how to develop a wide range of textile applications to enhance your fashion collections. The broad range of facilities includes; digital and screen printing, transfer print and laser cutting. Students also use applique and embroidery to embellish and enhance their garments, dyeing their own fabrics and yarns to create personalised colour combinations. Live projects and competitions provide you with real time industry experience, and the range of careers available include the textile, accessories and garment design sectors for high street and high-end markets.

Course

Highlights

  • Travel abroad opportunities
  • This course is a member of Graduate Fashion Week
  • Industry work experience is embedded into the course structure

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Opportunities Abroad

In previous years our students have had the opportunity to visit fashion capitals of the world such as Milan, Tokyo and New York.

All the study trips are optional and the costs vary year on year. Typically, this is approximately £800 for New York, and £400 for European trips (Milan, Amsterdam, Sweden).

Course Details

Our Textiles for Fashion undergraduate course provides you with the opportunity to explore a range of areas in the textile industry. Our broad range of facilities includes; digital and screen printing, transfer print and laser cutting. You will also use applique and embroidery to embellish and enhance your garments, dyeing your own fabrics and yarns to create personalised colour combinations. Live projects and competitions provide you with real time industry experience, and the range of careers available include the textile, accessories and garment design sectors for high street and high-end markets.

Read more…

Open Days

Discover your course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Graduate Fashion Week

Fabrics on parade

Students work on their fashion collections, textile designs, footwear and accessories, using a broad range of traditional and unexpected materials to showcase in Graduate Fashion Week.

Check out the collections in our Graduate Fashion Week video.

Subject Futures Week

Explore your Pathway

Our annual Subject Futures Week is an exciting event and an excellent opportunity for our students to explore the potential of their course and understand where their university experience can lead them beyond graduation.

It offers a unique chance to network with high profile industry professionals from the arts, TV, film, fashion and more.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Graduates have been highly successful in securing employment in the fashion and textile industries.

Here are some of  the job roles directly related to this degree are Clothing/textile technologist, Colour technologist, Interior and spatial designer, Fashion designer, or Textile designer.

Our graduates have secured fashion design jobs with big brands such as POP Magazine, Ted Baker, House of Holland, COS, Topshop and River Island.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements apply to this course. A typical offer is around BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

Admission to this foundation course is normally DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the course you wish to study.

Course Content

You will be introduced to studio design and workshop practice in fashion, printed textiles and leather for fashion. Throughout this stage you are offered the opportunity to work on ‘live’ collaborative design projects in conjunction with the industry.

  • Design Practice: Concept Research and Design Development (60 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FSH1107
    Core Module Y
  • Contextual Studies 1 (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FSH1101
    Core Module Y
  • Fashion Footwear/Accessories and Textiles: Context (40 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FSH1106
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.



Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

  • the Fashion and Footwear area has dedicated studios and a range of high quality workshops to enable the production of 2D and 3D work
  • emphasis is placed on the partnership between digital imaging and more traditional screen printing techniques
  • the course is a member of Graduate Fashion Week
  • strong links with industry, invited guest speakers and live project learning experiences
  • optional international study visits
  • opportunities for work experience and internships are embedded within the curriculum

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your Study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Leather Technology MSc

Research

at the University of Northampton

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

Opportunities available

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
Foundation: £6,500 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate)

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,000
International Foundation: £9,400 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BA rate)

For more information on our international tuition fees, please see our Tuition fees for international students page.

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers' Scholarship

The Cordwainers’ Scholarship provides multiple awards to students on the BA (Hons) Footwear and Accessories course who show evidence of high quality work, commitment and involvement…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Foundation Study Framework

Our Foundation Study Framework offers an exciting route into studying for a degree, attracting ambitious and driven students who are willing to learn and advance.

If you have non-standard qualifications or do not quite meet the entry requirements for this course, we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to study a four year course which includes our Foundation Study Framework.

The Foundation Study Framework will help you to develop the theoretical/practical and academic skills you will need in order to successfully progress to the full award.  The Foundation Study Framework provides you with a practical and group-based approach to learning that supports your development and your transition to Higher Education, whilst also studying a number of specialist modules.

Read more…


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Updated 04/10/2018

  • Fashion starts with textiles, and during this exciting course you will learn how to develop a wide range of textile applications to enhance your fashion collections. The broad range of facilities includes; digital and screen printing, transfer print and laser cutting. Students also use applique and embroidery to embellish and enhance their garments, dyeing their own fabrics and yarns to create personalised colour combinations. Live projects and competitions provide you with real time industry experience, and the range of careers available include the textile, accessories and garment design sectors for high street and high-end markets.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Travel abroad opportunities
    • This course is a member of Graduate Fashion Week
    • Industry work experience is embedded into the course structure

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • Our Textiles for Fashion undergraduate course provides you with the opportunity to explore a range of areas in the textile industry. Our broad range of facilities includes; digital and screen printing, transfer print and laser cutting. You will also use applique and embroidery to embellish and enhance your garments, dyeing your own fabrics and yarns to create personalised colour combinations. Live projects and competitions provide you with real time industry experience, and the range of careers available include the textile, accessories and garment design sectors for high street and high-end markets.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Opportunities Abroad

    In previous years our students have had the opportunity to visit fashion capitals of the world such as Milan, Tokyo and New York.

    All the study trips are optional and the costs vary year on year. Typically, this is approximately £800 for New York, and £400 for European trips (Milan, Amsterdam, Sweden).

    • Discover your course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Fabrics on parade

      Students work on their fashion collections, textile designs, footwear and accessories, using a broad range of traditional and unexpected materials to showcase in Graduate Fashion Week.

      Check out the collections in our Graduate Fashion Week video.

    • Explore your Pathway

      Our annual Subject Futures Week is an exciting event and an excellent opportunity for our students to explore the potential of their course and understand where their university experience can lead them beyond graduation.

      It offers a unique chance to network with high profile industry professionals from the arts, TV, film, fashion and more.

    • Career Opportunities

      Graduates have been highly successful in securing employment in the fashion and textile industries.

      Here are some of  the job roles directly related to this degree are Clothing/textile technologist, Colour technologist, Interior and spatial designer, Fashion designer, or Textile designer.

      Our graduates have secured fashion design jobs with big brands such as POP Magazine, Ted Baker, House of Holland, COS, Topshop and River Island.

  • Standard entry requirements apply to this course. A typical offer is around BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    Foundation Study Framework Entry Requirements

    Admission to this foundation course is normally DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience instead, a range of other qualifications or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the course you wish to study.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • You will be introduced to studio design and workshop practice in fashion, printed textiles and leather for fashion. Throughout this stage you are offered the opportunity to work on ‘live’ collaborative design projects in conjunction with the industry.

    • Design Practice: Concept Research and Design Development (60 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FSH1107
      Core Module Y
    • Contextual Studies 1 (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FSH1101
      Core Module Y
    • Fashion Footwear/Accessories and Textiles: Context (40 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FSH1106
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Further your Study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Leather Technology MSc

    • at the University of Northampton

      We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • Opportunities available

      We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
    Foundation: £6,500 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BSc rate)

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,000
    International Foundation: £9,400 as part of a four year programme (subsequent years will be charged at standard BA rate)

    For more information on our international tuition fees, please see our Tuition fees for international students page.

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers' Scholarship

    The Cordwainers’ Scholarship provides multiple awards to students on the BA (Hons) Footwear and Accessories course who show evidence of high quality work, commitment and involvement…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • Our Foundation Study Framework offers an exciting route into studying for a degree, attracting ambitious and driven students who are willing to learn and advance.

    If you have non-standard qualifications or do not quite meet the entry requirements for this course, we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to study a four year course which includes our Foundation Study Framework.

    The Foundation Study Framework will help you to develop the theoretical/practical and academic skills you will need in order to successfully progress to the full award.  The Foundation Study Framework provides you with a practical and group-based approach to learning that supports your development and your transition to Higher Education, whilst also studying a number of specialist modules.

    Read more…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour