Aspiring fashion designers gain a nationally recognised qualification and vital industry skills through this 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND).
You will explore the fashion industry and its related disciplines, covering both design fundamentals and how to generate new trends and ideas. The course also incorporates many practical, hands-on assignments to more accurately reflect the fashion industry.
This course is accredited by Edexcel and delivered by LCCA.
Key areas include pattern drafting, textiles and fashion design. These sit alongside business-focused subjects including garment manufacturing and fashion marketing and styling. You will also explore influences such as culture, sub-culture and lifestyle trends.
This course provides valuable insight into the latest creative and commercial innovations in fashion &ndash, keeping your skills relevant to employers. Future roles could include Fashion Designer, Art Director, Fashion Buyer, Stylist or Marketing Manager.
Study in a global fashion capital
London is home to some of the world&rsquo,s most recognisable fashion brands, and is where exciting new trends are born. You will be close to the industry&rsquo,s major organisations, and will have the chance to visit London Fashion Week and design houses such as Stella McCartney.
Your course has been divided into 16 distinct modules, each designed to broaden your knowledge and build upon its predecessors. Over the period of two years you will gain the practical capabilities that will allow you to bring your creativity to life.
Fashion Promotion and Marketing
Managing a Creative Business
Cultural Understanding in Fashion
Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
Organisations and Behaviour
Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
Managing Business Activities to Achieve Results
Business Practice in Art and Design
Management of the Design and Production Process
Professional Practice in Art and Design
Research and Development for Fashion Design
Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation