BA (Hons) coursesCourse outline

Course Overview

The Arts University Bournemouth offers an unique opportunity to study fashion.

A major strength of this course is its position within a specialist arts, design and media institution with the potential for you to study alongside other creative and cultural disciplines.

The course is located in a dynamic and creative studio environment. Individual development is supported and nurtured through experimentation, exploration, innovation, and risk-taking.

During the course you will build an appropriate portfolio of skills, which supports the development of individual practice, and informs your decision regarding the selection of a specialist named award. The curriculum acknowledges that the creative process is informed and nourished by your development as an independent, critically self-reflective learner. Each level is broadly defined as follows:

Year 1 (Level 4) Exploration

BA (Hons) Fashion Course Outline

At Level 4 there are a range of four skill-based units delivered as iterations in the first and second terms. These units draw on a range of expertise as part of an instructional yet intellectually challenging student journey.

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Year 2 (Level 5) Innovation

BA (Hons) Fashion Course Outline

You will be encouraged to question existing practices and look for new solutions, exploring diversity and emotionally considerate design as practice.

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Year 3 (Level 6) Application

BA (Hons) Fashion Course Outline

Level 6 is the most challenging year. This where you will apply all previous knowledge and focus specifically on a specialist area of study related to the named awards.

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