BA (Hons) Fashion
This is an internationally renowned, dynamic fashion programme with a strong reputation in the fashion industry.
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This course allows you to experience fashion and textile design activities to help you assess your strengths and confirm your degree aspirations.
Our staff will encourage you to experiment with the wide range of techniques available to our students at Ravensbourne.
You will receive practical guidance throughout, including interview preparation and how to best present your portfolio. As well as higher education opportunities, we can help you to find the right pathway to progress directly into internships or work.
1 years full time
University of the Arts Awarding Body
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.
Application deadline: 28 February 2020
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.
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.
As a student on these courses, you can take advantage of the higher education environment, with its excellent equipment and staff who work in the creative industries. I enjoy seeing our students progress onto Ravensbourne degree courses. They often step off the graduation stage and are set to be leaders in their field and industry.James Ward, Deputy Dean, School of Media
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