University of Northampton

St Georges Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JD, United Kingdom

Footwear and Accessories

**Why choose this course?** On this specialist course, you will acquire the creative skills and technical knowledge you need for a career in footwear and accessory design, and the production associated with the broad area of fashion. We encourage you to be creative, experimental and innovative, and give you the opportunity to enjoy your craft and refine your skills. Studying at the University of Northampton means you’ll be in the heart of a region which is synonymous with footwear, having a long and prosperous heritage of shoemaking. Northampton is also home to some of the most elite, internationally renowned footwear brands, some of which you may have the opportunity to work with during your course. In your first year you will study creative leather applications at the Institute for Creative Leather Technology, as well as a being introduced to core skills and theory. In your second year emphasis will be placed on your creative potential and individuality. Your final year will culminate in a major project. Your work may then be exhibited at Graduate Fashion Week or our annual degree show. We have close links with many local footwear and accessories brands, including Dr. Martens, Pittards and Church’s. In the past our students have been able to secure internships with them and many others! **By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:** - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website ( - If you join us in September 2018 you will be the first to experience student life at the University’s brand-new Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day to find out more. - Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See for more information

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Northampton