FASHION DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY - Menswear, Womenswear, Sportswear

BA (Hons) — 3 or 4 Years Full-Time

FASHION DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY - Menswear, Womenswear, Sportswear

BA (Hons) — 3 or 4 Years Full-Time

FASHION DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY - Menswear, Womenswear, Sportswear

BA (Hons) — 3 or 4 Years Full-Time

The BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology programme has a fantastic reputation within the fashion industry for producing graduates who are employed for their creativity, professionalism and ability to develop innovative ranges using both manual and digital technologies.

This creative programme focuses on contemporary design and application of technology, allowing students to specialise in Menswear, Womenswear or Sportswear. Students work to industry standard, participate in exciting live projects and have the opportunity to undertake a work placement year and/or overseas study exchange.

Students are encouraged to express their individual identity as creative and technical practitioners, developing a portfolio that specialises in areas appropriate to their career aspirations such as luxury, tailoring, creative cut, outerwear, denim, lifestyle or performance fashion products. The practical aspects of the course are underpinned by the study of the business and cultural contexts of fashion, considering sustainability and contemporary society in relation to the future of the fashion industry.

Sophie Parnaby
Sophie Parnaby
Rowanne Seward
Amy Redford
Zoe Alexandria Leach FAD x Missoni
Jenny K Tran
Jenny K Tran
Lauren Evans
Lily Kersley
Georgia Rayner
Alex Ritchie
Alice Hobbs
Alice Hobbs
Eleanor Cowlard
Rebecca Clarke Portfolio
Matthew McGroarty

The course is renowned for producing award winning students, recent winners include the Graduate Fashion Week Fashion Innovation and Considered Fashion Awards, iD Dunedin International Emerging Designer Award and British Fashion Council: British Library x Charles Jeffery Research Competition winner.

Duration: 3 years full-time, 4 years sandwich

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Our Graduates

We have been providing the fashion industry with new creative talent for almost 30 years.

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology graduates have gone on to work worldwide in creative and technical roles for companies including:

ACNE / ABERCROMBIE & FITCH / ADIDAS / ALEXANDER MCQUEEN / ASOS / BURBERRY / BERSHKA / CALVIN KLIEN / CELINE / CRAIG GREEN / CHRISTIAN DIOR COUTURE / FRED PERRY / FRENCH CONNECTION / HUGO BOSS / JACK WILLS / JOHN LEWIS / LEE JEANS / MARGARET HOWELL / NIKE / OLD NAVY / PETER PILOTTO / PUMA / RALPH LAUREN / RAPHA RACHING / REGATTA / RIVER ISLAND / ROLAND MOURET / TOMMY HILFIGER / UMBRO / VICTORIA BECKHAM / VIKTOR & ROLF / WRANGLER / ZARA

Graduate Profiles

Anna Curran

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology

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Jenny K Tran

BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Technology - International student, Vietnam

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Zoë Alexandria Leach

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology Womenswear

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Tom Bird-Jones

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology Womenswear

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Niamh Clarke

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology Womenswear

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Matthew McGroarty

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology Sportswear

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Design students team up with RMIT in Australia on collaborative brief to design multipurpose garments for Aquaterro

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Fashion Design & Technology Sportswear student wins Manchester City FC X PUMA Pride design competition

Mon 28 Jun

LGBT+ History Month at Manchester Fashion Institute

Wed 24 Feb

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