This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. Fashion Design at Bath Spa University is a fast-paced, dynamic and demanding course for determined and ambitious individuals who want a career in fashion. You will develop your own personal design philosophy underpinned with strong pattern cutting and product development skills whilst also benefitting from a unique relationship with the Fashion Museum in Bath, the course has a reputation for producing highly individual, award-winning designers and practitioners. - A course for dedicated and ambitious individuals looking for a specialist career in the fashion industry. - Combine the technical and design elements into one creative endeavour. - Cover all aspects of the design process including - search and design development, drawing and illustration, colour and fabric development, drape and tailoring skills, and many more. - Join a course with a reputation for producing highly individual, award-winning designers and practitioners. - Unique partnership with the world famous Fashion Museum – students have access to an unrivalled collection of fashion. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.