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Fashion Creative Pattern Cutting

University of Huddersfield

12 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
7900 GBP/year
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About

The M.A. in Fashion Creative Pattern Cutting at University of Huddersfield is designed to develop creative problem solving and innovative creative pattern cutting skills, incorporating sustainable approaches and considering new technologies.

Overview

About the Fashion Creative Pattern Cutting at University of Huddersfield

The course encourages research and discussion of new methods and experimental techniques in creative pattern cutting, to develop practical and analytical skills. The course aims to support the development of imaginative approaches to problem solving within the technical and design sector of the fashion industry.

The aim of this course is to enable you to:

  • Critically appraise the importance of social, technological and cultural dimensions of garment construction as applied to your personal practice and that of others.
  • Evidence advanced knowledge and understanding of the complete fashion design cycle, from concept to garment including its emerging and future trends.
  • Systematically plan, negotiate, and implement a coherent body of work underpinned by advanced practice and research in creative pattern cutting.
  • Contribute to the principles and processes inherent in design and creative pattern cutting to extend the life of clothing.
  • Evidence awareness and relevance of your practice in relation to professional standards in creative pattern cutting and garment construction.

Practical modules are run by staff who are practicing designers with expertise in the role of Creative Pattern Cutter. You will acquire strong 2D and 3D technical skills required to establish your career or advance your current practice. Students are encouraged to engage with other departments within the University, such as 3D printing, laser cutting, textile print, embroidery and weave. This course is suited to applicants who wish to develop a future career within the industry or who wish to advance their existing skills in this area.

Careers

There are many exciting opportunities within the creative industries for innovators in areas such as museums, galleries, fashion, interiors, the retail sector and freelance/consultancy. The education sector or further doctoral study are also options.

The expectation is that you will seek to enter the fashion industry into roles such as: creative pattern-cutter, fashion designer, garment technologist, fashion merchandiser, design or production manager, trend and colour forecasters and consultants, or you may wish to advance your research expertise in your current subject area or role by developing proposals for further postgraduate research.

MA students studying within the Department of Fashion and Textiles have gone on to be successful within the following roles: Trend Researcher at Trend Bible, Textile Design and Development Consultant at Thorpe Hodgson, Apprentice Developer at FOOTASYLUM, Creative Pattern Cutter at Hugo Boss, Visual Associate at Gap, and freelance design practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Research Methods and Project Proposal
  •  Creative Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  •  Creative Studio
  •  Professional Practice Fashion and Textiles
  •  Vision and Realisation Major Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience may be accepted, subject to approval.
  • International students with qualifications in 'creative' or 'practice' subjects should submit a digital portfolio (pdf) of work with their application.
  • All suitably qualified applicants are normally invited in for an informal chat with a portfolio or considered for admittance under alternative arrangements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • The part-time tuition fee for UK postgraduate students on this course will be £660 per 15 credit module and £1,320 per 30 credit module.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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