HND in fashion and textiles is the gate way to the creative development and commercial success of the students. In this 2 year course the students will gain hands on experience on idea generation, exploration and industry networking. The course incorporates practical hands-on assignments to more accurately reflect the fashion and textile industry. It also helps you gain a cultural understanding of the fashion retail environment. Units offered include design application and techniques and processes in fashion and textiles, experimental constructed, printed and embroidered textiles, and concepts for costume design.
Compulsory core units
Visual communication in Art & Design
Ideas Generation& Development in A & D
Contextual & Cultural Referencing in A&D
Professional Practice in Art & Design
Project Design, implementation & Evaluation
HND Specialist Units
Design Exploration in textile
Design application in textile
Techniques and processes in fashion
Drawing techniques and process A &D
Cultural understanding in fashion
Communication with images in art and design
Production techniques in fashion designing
Students over 18 years of age, with successful completion of 12 years of education; F.A, F.Sc, A Levels or equivalent. FOR STUDENTS WITH SUPPLEMENTARY or WAITING results it is advised to visit the admission office.
Qualifications can lead? (Progression route)
Because HNDs are designed to give you the skills for a particular field of work, they can lead straight to a career. You can also use the qualifications to progress within your current career, for example as a stepping stone to gaining professional status.
You can also convert your HND to a bachelor’s degree with extra study. Once you complete your course, HND can allow entry into the second or third year.