About the courseWatch: Caroline Gurnett our Lecturer in Fashion Design BA (Hons) discusses why you should study Fashion Design at DMU. On this course, you can specialise in menswear, womenswear and or fashion knitwear, and will study a range of topics including fashion illustration, innovative concept development, pattern cutting and computer-aided design (CAD) for fashion and design development - preparing you for a career in a creative multibillion-pound industry where you can benefit from countless opportunities to develop, progress and learn new skills. You will be introduced to the academic, professional, industrial and commercial challenges of design practice. There are opportunities to work with leading brands on live projects, work placements and competition awards, thanks to the course’s unparalleled links with the UK and global apparel industry. The first year provides grounding in fashion and design through practical, creative and technical classes and projects, while the second year is more focused, with emphasis on experimentation, in-depth project research and 3D development. You will gain skills such as tailoring and fashion prediction, thanks to the major project in the third year giving you the opportunity to set your own briefs and create a final collection of work to showcase your unique vision and talent, as well as entering national and international competitions. We are delighted DMU is ranked in the Top 10 for Fashion and Textiles in the UK, according to The Guardian University Guide 2020 and DMU was named best in learning experience in 2019 by The Business of Fashion, the internationally renowned website which assesses the world’s top programmes. Key features This course is ranked in the Top two for Fashion and Textiles in the UK for ‘Graduate Prospects’, according to The Guardian University Guide 2020. Fashion Design at DMU was named best in learning experience in 2019 by The Business of Fashion, the internationally renowned website which assesses the world
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AboutDe Montfort University Leicester is a public university in the city of Leicester, England. It was established in accordance with the Further and Higher Education Act in 1992 as a degree awarding body. The name De Montfort University was taken from Simon de Montfort, a 13th-century Earl of Leicester credited with establishing the first Parliament of England in 1265.
De Montfort University (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and world-class facilities. It is proud to be one of the top 25 universities for graduate employment and offers a great student experience. DMU works closely with industry to design engaging courses that will equip students with the skills and experience to accelerate their career and get ahead in the competitive job market.
The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses, foundation courses, full-time and part-time courses and Learning Beyond Registration modules, among others. Students’ career will be in focus from minute one, with UK and overseas placements, internships, targeted training, coaching and research opportunities part of DMU life and study.
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