Duration: 2 Years Full-Time
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs (9-4/A*-C)
UCAS points up to 168 (depending on grade outcome)
This fashion course will give you an excellent understanding of the whole design process through specialist teaching that covers fashion sketching, garment construction, technical investigation, fabric manipulation, portfolio building and fashion promotion and styling.
Alumni Our alumni have gone on to develop fantastic careers spanning all areas of the fashion industry including: Cissy Jones @cissyjones Pretty Little Thing: After getting 1.1 million views on a tiktok video, Cissy Jones has now secured her dream job at fashion giant Pretty Little Thing. Cissy studied fashion at the School, it’s such an amazing college, it’s dedicated to all creatives and I highly recommend”. Claire Barrow @Claire_Barrow Claire's work explores the subconscious by depicting fantastical realms. Claire made her London Fashion Week debut the same year after being awarded Fashion East, has created bespoke leather artwork worn by Rihanna and continues to produce her highly successful Xtreme Sports collections alongside her broader art practice. • Danielle & Natalie Futo (pictured), entrepreneur & founder, Lielle Womenswear • Abbie Killen, assistant buyer, Matalan • Amy Churchill, CAD designer, Abercrombie & Fitch • Ashley Robinson, creative director, ADYN Studio Ltd • Charlotte Wood, assistant designer, Monsoon & Accessorize • Stephanie Greenwood, head of pattern cutting, The Descended
ROBYN & MAY TAYLOR What do you enjoy most about your course? May: The amount of creativity and boundaries we can push with our work. Robyn: And the research that goes into it all is really interesting. May: Also challenging yourself all the time, we’re constantly developing our techniques. What’s your favourite thing about The Northern School of Art? May: Definitely how comfortable it feels here and the whole atmosphere! Robyn: The support is amazing from the tutors and the staff. We’re never short of someone wanting to help. What are your next steps? Both: We’ve got a conditional offer at Edinburgh University to study fashion design. What's surprised you about your time here? Robyn: I didn’t think it was going to be that experimental. We learn a wealth of skills here! May: We didn’t realise how much we’d pick up and learn.