Overview

The Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design program is for those who wish to pursue a career in the fashion and textiles industries. The program aims to offer specialist training and an in-depth knowledge of the fashion design process from the initial idea to the realisation of final design outcomes to industry standard. The Students will learn various techniques, explore creative processes and fashion trends. The program objective encourages the student to explore and specialise in the areas they are most interested in and develop an independent mode of working. The students will be given the opportunity to take part in collaborated projects as well as an industrial placement to gain professional industry experience.  Upon completion of the program the student will be equipped with a wide range of fashion industry related skills and an industry-ready portfolio of their creative work.

Entry requirements

  • 2 passes in GCE A/L or Equivalent
  • GCE O/L with GTC Foundation Diploma or
  • Any Equivalent Foundation Qualification
  • GCE O/L with Adequate Work Experience
  • A Portfolio or a Compilation of Creative & Art Work Or a Sketchbook

Course Structure

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1

  • Fashion Design Practices 1
  • Fashion Design Workshop 1 – Creative Thinking
  • Digital Fashion Design 1
  • Pattern Making & Draping 1
  • Production 1

SEMESTER 2

  • Fashion History & Culture
  • Fashion Design Practices 2
  • Fashion Design Workshop 2 – Design Projects
  • Pattern Making & Draping 2
  • Production 2

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1

  • Fashion Marketing & Promotion 1
  • Individual Project – Design Research & Development
  • Work Placement

SEMESTER 2

  • Marketing & Promotion 2
  • Digital Fashion Design 2 – Portfolio
  • Final Collection Realization  & Presentation

Assessment methods

Assignments, Presentations, Critical Appraisals, Peer Assessment, Research Journal, Sketch Books, Portfolio, Presentation

Awarding Body: TVEC & OTHM

Level (RQF) : Level 4 & 5

 

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