Coventry University Fashion

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Coventry University Fashion

Coventry University Fashion

Fashion BA (Hons)

OVERVIEW

This course runs in 2017/18.

Would you like to join one of the most dynamic and challenging industries around? Are you the future Iris Van Herpen, JW Anderson, Stella McCartney, Mary Katranzou, Holly Fulton, Sophia Webster, Katie Hillier or Christopher Kane?

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

This course is primarily a designing and making course. It is unique in that it offers students an opportunity to design and make menswear, womens-wear, childrens-wear and accessories such as shoes, bags, hats, jewellery and scarves. You will also cover a full range of marketing and professional related activities, to help you prepare for employment in the fashion industry in its broadest sense.

If you choose this course you may benefit from:

  • Opportunities to work on live industry-led projects with companies that in the past have included Claire’s, Sainsbury’s TU, Tatty Devine, Sales Gossip, George and Reebok;
  • Guest lectures from industry experts. In the past this has included: Martin Raymond, co-founder of the Future Laboratory, Sally Denton managing director of the Trend Boutique;
  • opportunities to exhibit your work at key events such as Clothes Show Live and internationally in China and Europe*;
  • opportunities for overseas travel and visiting key international trade events such as Premiere Vision, Paris and Berlin Fashion Week;
  • opportunities to apply for work placements with companies and designers such as; Iris Van Herpen, Richard Nicoll, Preen Studio, Lulu Liu,Trendstop, Vogue Australia, Oxfam, Tatty Devine, Seraphine, Comptoir Des Cottonnieres, Mary Katranzou, Sainsbury’s TU, The Future Laboratory, Calvin Klein, Natori New York, POP magazine, Arena Homme+ Magazine, WGSN, New Look, Topshop, Burberry, Boden, George, Peter Jensen, Injury Hong Kong, The Fashion and Textile Museum Bermondsey and J Model Management amongst others;
  • opportunities to study abroad at institutions in Milan, Barcelona, Bologna, Paris and Liege plus access to the industry version of WGSN & Stylesight the leading online trend analysis and research service providing creative and business intelligence for the apparel, accessories, style, design and retail industries;
  • IT workshops in Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, Dreamweaver and Rhino;

* All of the students have the opportunity to exhibit their work at all of the events that we do, however, work may be selected by ourselves and/or industry professionals, in order that we show work that is of an acceptable standard for exhibition.