Art and Design (Fashion)

  • Students

    This is an industry focused Higher Education Course that allows you to develop a range of extensive skills in Fashion Design. You should have the opportunity to work in a variety of fashion specialisms through a range of different learning and teaching methods.  You are encouraged to work creatively within an realistic industry environment that will equip you with skills to progress into this highly competitive and exciting area. This course offers an exciting fusion between textiles and fashion and explores contemporary trends in this area.  Students have the opportunity to showcase their work through catwalks, roadshows and pop up boutiques.

    This programme is designed to be a two year HND level 5 course which is the equivalent of the first two years of a degree programme. On completion of the first year (at HNC level 4) accreditation can be claimed.

    You can view more about the course on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gcfashiontextiles/

    What your studies may include

    Print, textiles, promotion and retail advances will be explored as well as learning more traditional techniques in pattern cutting and garment production.

    Field trips/Industry links

    The fashion academy has built strong relationships with industry partners that offer mentoring internship and fashion experience. There will be the opportunity to participate in exciting live projects including Cheltenham Fashion Week, Gloucester Fashion Week, and a variety of events throughout your studies.

    How you will be assessed:

    Assessment is through ongoing assessment and coursework

    You will be expected to do approximately 10 hours per week study outside of college time.

    If you need information about a loan for your fees and other related information try The Student Loan Company www.slc.co.uk/services/higher-education.aspx.

    Please be aware we do require you to apply via UCAS https://www.ucas.com//apply and you will be prompted to do so at application stage.

    The UCAS Institution Code for Gloucestershire College is G45.

    The UCAS code for these courses is 032W. 

    Please see Gloucestershire College’s Admissions Policy and Code of Practice available at http://www.gloscol.ac.uk/about-us-and-jobs-at-gc/partnerships-and-governance/governance/policies (subject to agreed amendments).  Gloucestershire College’s Admissions Policy and Code of Practice has been written based on guidance from external bodies that regulate consumer law, customer protection and education standards.  If you have any queries about either Gloucestershire College’s Admissions Policy or Code of Practice, please contact Gloucestershire College’s Admissions department via telephone 01242 532008 or applications@gloscol.ac.uk

    Please note that modules could be subject to change but any such changes, to module delivery, would be in consultation with the students.

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.

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