Fashion Buying with Design BA (Hons)
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
International tuition: £13,250
Domestic tuition: £9,250
Students will learn the roles and responsibilities of a buyer, from design concept to the selling platform. They will gain the knowledge of product lifecycle through learning about garment fitness for purpose, from design, material, through construction, fit and final realisation. CAD sessions will support students design development and the professional communication of work.
This program can be done
A good portfolio and normally: Art and Design Foundation or 112 points from at least 2 A ‘levels and including grade C/4 in Art and Design or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM in an Art and Design related subject or International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points including Art and Design GCSEs - Five GCSEs grades A* - C (9-4) including English Language or Literature at grade C/4 or above. Access - Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit in Art and Design and GCSE English (Language or Literature) at grade C/4 or above. We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English at grade C/4 or above (if required as part of our standard requirement). If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent when you start the course is essential.
This course is designed for students who are aiming for a career in fashion buying, and also offers broader career options which include fashion merchandising, visual merchandising, garment technology, sourcing, design, and fashion marketing. Students will be equipped to work in retail and the extended supply base. Recent graduates have succeeded into careers at ASOS, Selfridges, Next, George, M&S, River Island, and Joules amongst many others.