What will I learn?

Prepare yourself for the competitive demands of the global fashion marketplace as you become a 21st-century thinker with an individual visual language.

Course overview

Employability is at the heart of this course. During the degree, you will engage with the communication of contemporary global fashion market issues, challenges, opportunities and needs, in creative, collaborative ways through project work leading to presentations, case studies, visual displays of branding, and branding solutions and graphic communication.

Why study this course with us?

On the course you will engage with the communication of contemporary global fashion market issues, challenges, opportunities and needs, in creative collaborative ways. It could be project work leading to presentations, case studies, visual displays of branding and branding solutions and graphic communication.

You may be introduced to creative graphic communication software and to fundamental principles of graphic design and typographic layout to enable professional production of communication solutions.

You will study a range of fashion-related disciplines, providing theoretical and technical knowledge to develop appropriate and relevant communication solutions for fashion brands and markets.

Teaching methods

The majority of learning is activity-based within studio sessions, plus there are some theory-based seminars and lectures in appropriate settings. You will explore projects cooperatively to mirror the ways in which the profession organises itself.

Assessment

Assessment is via portfolio and project development leading to the creation of creative branding and communication solutions for the fashion industry. Group work and collaboration with fellow students in the Department of Art and Design feature strongly.

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Which department am I in?

Art and Design

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,750.00 (US$ 17,435) per year
The tuition fees for international students studying undergraduate programmes in the 2021/22 academic year are £12,750. This fee is set for each year of study. There may be slight increase in the year 2022/23 entry.

This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Chester

Parkgate Road,

Chester,

Cheshire,

CH1 4BJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have UK foundation/pathway course with a pass mark of 50% and above. Engineering courses require an additional mark of at least 55% in a Maths module. IELTS: 6.0 (Min. 5.5 in each-sub-skill).

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

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