This course is undergoing a review over the next year, which may mean a change to the course title or units of study. This degree is aimed at students who want to become creative menswear designers within the fashion industry; whilst studying on this programme, you are expected to seek out the new and be innovative. You will be encouraged to be visionary, and to make a contribution to the future development of fashion design in a global context. Your design research will be broad ranging and original in concept, which will in turn inspire and inform your design ideas, enabling you to enter the industry as a creative and professional practitioner. The curriculum encourages you to develop your intellectual skills alongside your practical skills. You will be expected to be challenging in your use of materials, and to use cutting-edge, state-of-the-art equipment. This programme encourages you to value traditional manufacturing methods, and to embrace and experiment with new technology. Your first year will provide you with an overview of fashion design and technology where you will develop transferable skills applicable to all sectors of the industry. From your second year onwards you will study your chosen route. Features and benefits of the course; - Creative and Technology-based course providing you with both technical know-how and creative flair. - Excellent placements in the UK and abroad and opportunities to partake in live projects. - Our students have also been successful in a number of competitions with international companies, including BIFT International Youth Design Contest 2016, Lauren Bennett who went on to showcase her work at Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, China; ASOS Menswear Design Competition winner, Lauren Evans; GFW Vivienne Westwood Ethical Award 2016 finalist, Leanne Knox; GFW Fashion Technology Award 2016 finalist Grzegorz Furca. - Opportunity to enhance your learning by taking study trips. Previous trips have been to trade fairs in Paris and to Amsterdam to explore denim brands and production facilities.