At UWL we blend both elements from a fashion and textile industry to develop career ready individuals, focuses on developing innovative independent thinkers within print, knit and fashion. This course will help you develop your own design voice, as well as to build confidence in the presentation of ideas visually and verbally. We have strong links with industry, such as high profile guest speakers. Combined with the high-level technical skills and knowledge you will acquire, you will be equipped to compete in a global economy. You will be guided through a range of workshops and lectures that build strong design principles; developing skills in: • screen and digital print • domestic and industrial knit/sewing machine skills • pattern cutting • fashion design • fashion illustration • material awareness • fashion video production • presentation skills • designing for a market • contextual and visual research. Woven throughout the degree are approaches to developing an understanding of the impact the fashion and textiles industry has on the planet and its inhabitance, helping you on your way to becoming a future-relevant designer. As well as supporting an exciting career within the fashion and textile industry, the course prepares you for further postgraduate studies such as a Masters degree. Career opportunities range from independent makers to those working for international organisations, as well as couture to high street.