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BA (Hons) Fashion

Course Summary School: Norwich University of the Arts

Location: United Kingdom, Norwich

Education: Diploma

Do you see yourself as a future fashion designer? Our BA (Hons) Fashion degree course will equip you with the design and manufacturing skills to enter and excel in the contemporary fashion industry.
Throughout this stimulating undergraduate fashion course, you’ll push your creative boundaries and build your own design aesthetic and fashion identity. A focus on industry is embedded throughout the degree and is recognised through our Creative Skillset accreditation.
Your fashion skills
With a focus on developing an innovative approach to fashion design, underpinned by a thorough understanding of historical and contemporary trends in fashion, you’ll acquire a valuable range of technical skills in design development and planning, pattern cutting, garment construction and tailoring.
Your strong research and technical skills and extensive knowledge of the fashion industry, as well as the quality of your designs and manufactured garments, will help you build an enviable profile on which to establish your career. We’ll support you in building a professional portfolio – one of your most powerful assets as a designer to give employers an insight into your talents and design aesthetic.
Your fashion future
In our creative and buzzing studio-based environment and well-equipped workshops managed by expert technical staff, you’ll find the space and specialist resources to develop your original ideas and perfect practical skills like pattern cutting, draping and moulage, digital design and drawing.
You’ll participate in competitions and live projects involving major companies such as John Lewis and Hobbs and take your understanding of fashion to a professional level through seminars and workshops run by guests from brands like All Saints and Viktor & Rolf.
In the final year of your degree you’ll have the chance to participate in major showcases and public events, including Graduate Fashion Week in London.
Graduates work in a broad range of careers including
Freelance Designer
In-House Designer
Bespoke Tailor
Creative Pattern Cutter
Design Consultant
Fashion Illustrator
Garment Technologist
Visual Merchandiser
Fashion Stylist
You’ll get specialist creative careers advice from our Careers Team in the Ideas FactoryNUA to help support you as you plan your career.