Course

Fashion Related Course Details

Advanced Diploma in Footwear & Accessory Design


Description

 

The course aims to provide the opportunity for students to study footwear and accessories within the context of fashion. The course will develop an appropriate knowledge base of particular and generic skills and encourage integration between art and design practice, historical/ theoretical studies and professional practice.

 

The first three semesters are mainly based on creative and technical skill development. The first semester aims to promote drawing, design and research skills placed within the critical context of fashion through the study of theoretical and studio based issues. In the second and third semester concept and skills development with tutorials for independent research will be encouraged.

 

The fourth and fifth semesters are dedicated for the dissertation and the final major project. Footwear and Accessory students will work alongside Fashion and textiles students and project integration will be encouraged. On completion of the 5th Semester students present their Final Major Project to the internal examiners and then to the external examiner.

 

Entry Requirements

 

Applicants should pass the GCE A/L’s with a fluency in English. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements and who are able to demonstrate an appropriate level of ability will also be considered.

 

Applicants with O/L’s can join on completion of the Foundation in Art and design course

 

Duration

2 ½ years (5 semesters)

 

Class timings

 

January Intake: Monday to Thursday 9:00am — 12:00pm

June Intake: Monday to Thursday 1:30pm — 4:30pm