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BA (Hons) Fashion Design (Professional Placement Year)

Bath Spa University
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Course UCAS code: W234
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  • BA (Hons), Full-time With Year In Industry , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. Fashion Design at Bath Spa University is a fast-paced, dynamic and demanding course for determined and ambitious individuals who want a career in fashion. You will develop your own personal design philosophy underpinned with strong pattern cutting and product development skills whilst also benefitting from a unique relationship with the Fashion Museum in Bath, the course has a reputation for producing highly individual, award-winning designers and practitioners. - A course for dedicated and ambitious individuals looking for a specialist career in the fashion industry. - Combine the technical and design elements into one creative endeavour. - Cover all aspects of the design process including - search and design development, drawing and illustration, colour and fabric development, drape and tailoring skills, and many more. - Join a course with a reputation for producing highly individual, award-winning designers and practitioners. - Unique partnership with the world famous Fashion Museum – students have access to an unrivalled collection of fashion. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.
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Year 1 introduces you to the fundamentals of fashion design, including 2D and 3D practice as well as fabric sourcing and developing the relationship between fabric and design. In Year 2 you'll be encouraged to broaden your research skills and further develop your personal design aesthetic as well as working on a live intern brief for a US brand. Finally, in Year 3 you'll develop a more strategic perspective and negotiate a body of work that reflects your personal practice as a designer, drawing together your academic experiences and personal interests. You will draw together all you have learnt into a written thesis. For more information please refer to the website.
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15 January

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Cows. Sheep. Swans. Squirrels. The Newton Park campus of Bath Spa University may as well be a zoo. Overlooking the rolling hills of Somerset, this picturesque, postcard-worthy place is perfect for the lovers of the natural world. All the essentials are here: we've got the general shop, on-campus doctors, the SU (with their unbeatable pizza meals), and of course the Starbucks. Everything is so close, you'll be able to roll out of bed and straight into a lecture. Campus is peaceful and tranquil most of the time, although you may be woken up rather early by the mooing cows outside your window.

Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Bath Spa Admissions Team:
Tel. 01225 876180
Email. [email protected]

Bath Spa Admissions Team:
Tel. 01225 876180
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • BeeHappy101's avatar by BeeHappy101 on 24th January 2019
    Great, not a problem with anything, the only thing is that it may be frustrating to ask the university questions at times but whatever problem I have is solved within a few days.
  • Can't always remember, think it might be Josephinex's avatar by Can't always remember, think it might be Josephinex on 8th October 2015
    Generally a good experience with some down points
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