Start date:September 2024
Duration:2 years Part Time 1 year Full Time
Course type:Full and Part Time
Fees per year 20/21:Full-time £5,995; Part-time £2,998
Additional costs per year:Art materials – up to £300. Relevant software including a Creative Cloud subscription.
Delivery Method:Face-to-face via Lectures, Seminars and Tutorials
HND Art and Design (Fashion)
Our HND in Fashion builds on core skills from the HNC and you will continue to develop practical technical skills, as well as creative skills in fashion design, trend forecasting and use of traditional and non-traditional methods.
You will gain further understanding of the fashion design process and how design is influenced and will build a portfolio showcasing your skills and ideas in preparation for work in this constantly evolving industry.
The course has been developed to meet the needs of industry and the curriculum has been planned to reflect working practices. Contact with employers is a key part of this, including live briefs, industry seminars and conferences.
Students are encouraged to seek placement work to enhance their employability and are supported by a dedicated HE Careers & Graduate Outcomes Officer.
Fashion/Retail Designer, Surface Pattern Designer, Fashion Stylist, Fashion Buyer
Teaching consists of lectures and seminars, workshops and tutorials. These are designed to build autonomous and independent learning facilitating development of academic skills, experiences and techniques.
Live briefs and visits enable students to engage with industry and employers. Assessment is through coursework and portfolio building
The Creative courses at UCO all benefit from access to our Mac and PC Suites. The department has a laser cutter, 3D printers, large format digital printers, motion capture suits and VR technology to support a wide range of digital processes. In addition, Fashion, Graphic Design and Illustration students have the use of screen-printing facilities and presses in our specialist printmaking studio.
Entry onto the course will be via a successful interview,
A typical profile for a student who has recently been in education would consist of:
Mature students may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.