What will I learn?

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Learn the core research, design, communication and presentation skills that will kickstart your fashion industry career.- Work alongside successful industry professionals and gain invaluable real-world experience.- Enter high-profile competitions with the potential for international exposure.- Build your knowledge of today’s fashion industry and its exciting possibilities.This course equips you with the knowledge, creative and practical skills you need to succeed in fashion design and garment production. Through inspiring teaching and wide-ranging creative and experimental design projects, your love of fashion is transformed into focused professional expertise. By building a high level of technical skill and a unique creative identity, you progress towards a fulfilling and rewarding future in this dynamic industry.**How you learn:**- lectures and seminars- group and individual tutorials- demonstrations- work review sessions- live streamed teaching- digital learning materials- practical projects- collaborative activities- creative thinking workshops- studio-based projects- applied industry projects- placements and internships- study trips- independent study All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.We give you the space to explore all aspects of fashion design, learning vital core skills and unleashing your own creative spirit. Through challenging projects and personal discovery, you create your own learning journey, experimenting with ideas and approaches as you find your unique voice. Throughout the course you work alongside the best in the industry, tackling live briefs and engaging with the wider fashion world as you develop your personal practice.You’ll research your ideas and concepts in depth, and understand how your work connects to global audiences and evolving trends. Key skills such as fashion illustration, construction and manufacturing methods, and computer-aided design and manufacturing are at the heart of the course, along with the advanced techniques you need to transform two-dimensional ideas into 3D and 4D. You’ll also learn to source materials sustainably and ethically – crucial skills for building your future career.We nurture your growth throughout the course, supporting your development as an exciting, culturally-connected and highly employable fashion designer.Module tutors support your project work, helping you explore your creativity.Our dedicated technical services team supports you in the studio, helping you get the most from our specialist machinery.Take a look at the department's Instagram to see what innovations and creations our students have been working on. For content directly from our BA Fashion Design students, please visit the Sheffield Hallam Fashion Collective on Instagram. **Work placements**You’ll have the opportunity to arrange work placements between your second and third years. Previously, students have worked with Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Reiss and ASOS. You may also be able to work or study abroad with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme. **Enterprise year**Brilliant business ideas can be developed between your second and third years. There’s plenty of support to draw on, including the University’s business support network, the Hallam i-Lab business incubator, a start-up advisor, worksh

Which department am I in?

College of Social Sciences and Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,833) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,833) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
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  • A low cost of living
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