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This course exposes students to fashion and textile design activities to help assess strengths and confirm degree aspirations.
Students will experiment with the wide range of techniques available at Ravensbourne, and receive practical guidance throughout, including interview preparation and how to best present their portfolios.
As well as higher education opportunities, we can help students find the right pathway to progress directly into internships or work.
Internal progression award: Our foundation and access diploma graduates may be eligible for a one-off cash gift of £500 if they progress directly to an undergraduate degree course at Ravensbourne.
Students applying for the foundation diplomas must be aged 18 or above before the enrolment date.
Application deadline: 31 March 2021
Students for foundation diplomas are normally expected to possess four GCSEs, grade C or above, including English and Maths.
Students are also normally expected to possess one of the following:
Other relevant and equivalent qualifications are considered on an individual basis.
Most students go on to higher education and many to Ravensbourne fashion degree courses. If you decide to go directly into work, we’ll help you to find opportunities.
Your first stage features a series of introductory projects focusing on the core disciplines of fashion and textiles through:
As a fashion and textiles student, you will explore the following subject areas:
You will also undertake a contextual studies lecture series and written assignment.
You will deepen and develop specialist knowledge within your chosen subject area. We will encourage you to look and work beyond narrow definitions, and to collaborate with staff and students from other disciplines.
You will be able to fully integrate research, ideas and methods to negotiate successful practical outcomes underpinned by theoretical understanding. This will enable you to build a competitive portfolio when applying for higher education and employment.
You will choose between the two pathways:
During the final stage, you will undertake and complete a major seven- week project, reflecting on your chosen specialist area of fashion and textiles and your planned progression path; this project will culminate in a public exhibition of your work.
If you have any questions, we'd love to hear from you. Just use the contact details below or chat to our students.
Ravensbourne University London
6 Penrose Way
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