What will I learn?

**Why an Integrated Foundation Stage?**An Integrated Foundation Stage starts your degree studies with a year spent learning the skills required to progress onto a full honours degree. Alongside an introduction to Fashion Design, you will develop valuable study skills, communication, team work and problem-solving techniques which help to build your confidence and prepare you for the rest of your course.**Why Fashion Design?**Our Fashion Design degree will help you develop your own design philosophy and identity, preparing you for a successful career in a dynamic and innovative industry. Developing skills in technical drawing, fabric sourcing, 2D design, 3D drape and pattern design, research, cutting and garment construction, you’ll create and promote your own market-focused catwalk collection. With opportunities to work on live briefs and gain experience with brands and organisations such as TMcollection (Portugal), Superdry, Paul Costelloe, Special Olympics and Feather Studios, our graduates stand out from the competition. There’s also the chance to get involved in renowned fashion events such as London Fashion Week, Clothes Show Live, Graduate Fashion Week and New Designers (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details).You’ll draw on the expertise of accomplished lecturers, benefit from industry panel critiques and get feedback from fashion designers, garment technologists and print designers from national and international manufacturers and retailers. Our new Design Centre, complete with dedicated fashion design and production studios, offers a special collaborative, creative environment where talent can develop and thrive. You can also take advantage of state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, such as specialist sewing machines, printing facilities, a sublimation printer and Mac computers.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual.Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.** **Experience an open day** Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.**To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.

Which department am I in?

School of Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,000.00 (US$ 20,000) 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

Park Campus,

The Park,

Cheltenham,

Gloucestershire,

GL50 2RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need a minimum GPA of 2.7/4.0. Community College or University 1 year of study with a minimum GPA of 2.7/4. They also need one of the following or a combination of the following qualifications: 2 Advanced Placement Tests with Grade 3 or above; 2 International Baccalaureate Certificates; 2 SAT II subject tests with 550 or above in each; 3 College Level Classes with a GPA of 2.7 or above; and 3 High School Honours Classes with a GPA of 2.7 or above. IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band.

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

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