BA (Hons) Validated Programme in Fashion Design & Manufacture
Study Fashion Design & Manufacture in English in sunny Spain and be awarded a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree by the University of Bedfordshire, UK.
Fee per academic year: 10.500Euros, Starts twice per year, in September and in January.
This three-year BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Manufacture validated programme is developed, delivered and assessed by Marbella Design Academy and validated by the University of Bedfordshire, UK.
When awarded your undergraduate BA (Hons) degree by the University of Bedfordshire, you can then apply for a Master's degree at any university of your choice.
Fashion Design is the application of art, creativity and aesthetics to clothing and other lifestyle accessories. It is a global business and one of the largest employers in the world workforce. This exciting, lucrative and growing market sector has many rich employment opportunities for fashion graduates including design, pattern cutting, merchandising and marketing. The Marbella Design Academy enjoys an excellent alumni of qualified designers working successfully in the fashion industry.
By choosing to study Fashion Design & Manufacture at Marbella Design Academy, you will find yourself surrounded by a hub of internationally acclaimed fashion designers and creative people. Spain is a mecca for Fashion and some of the world's most famous fashion designers are Spanish. Besides many others, Spain is home to the famous 'Zara' Fashion Empire, with several hundred stores worldwide.
Fashion Design is big business. Being a professional Fashion Designer is a great career with many opportunities to either create your own brands and collections or to gain employment in one of the numerous fashion houses worldwide.
The purpose-built campus has been designed as an inspirational place to think, create and learn, equipped with the latest technologies and facilities expected of a modern education centre. Our academic staff are highly experienced and have all worked in this demanding industry.
This innovative course will give you a professional insight into all the different job roles and career opportunities that exist within the fashion industry. You will have the opportunity to learn not only the theoretical and practical skills essential for fashion design but also essential personal skills such as self-confidence, presentation, organisation, the ability to work with others and an opportunity to discover and express your own creative identity.
The Bachelor of Arts validated Fashion Design programme offered at Marbella Design Academy is designed to accomplish high academic standards in an exciting exploration of the latest contemporary techniques and processes of Fashion Design.
The first year of the programme will cover basic skills such as freehand drawing, design history, fashion illustration, computer-aided design (CAD) and essential pattern cutting and construction techniques.
The second year of study will build and enhance your existing skills with further exploration of the creative fashion design process, trend awareness and industry projects.
In your final year, a work experience module gives the opportunity to test your skills base in a contemporary fashion environment within the industry. A final catwalk collection will push your creative and technical skills and showcase you as an emerging fashion designer. An industry-ready portfolio with styled photography shoots and highly polished design work will be your selling point to achieve a position within the industry on graduation.
We offer an excellent academic and technical programme of study in a purpose-built, well-equipped campus. In addition, we pride ourselves on the way we support our students in their academic studies, with pastoral student support. In return, we ask that you commit to work hard, display good attendance and make full use of all that is available to you at the Marbella Design Academy.
The Bachelor of Arts with Honours validated programmes starts twice per year, in January and September.