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Course overview

The Fashion Design course at the University of Chester will offer you the opportunity to be part of a creative community at the Kingsway Campus. You will develop as a creative individual who is confident and has a broad-based understanding of design within the context of the fashion industry.


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Study Option
  • Kingsway Campus, Chester
3 Years

Why Study Fashion Design with us?

Our ambition is for graduates to be 21st-century designers and creative thinkers, highly prized by the creative industries that contribute considerably to economic growth.

You will develop an individual visual language, and will be able to deal effectively with the innovative technological demands of an intensively competitive global marketplace.

Your learning will be supported within a setting that promotes critical intellectual growth, while provoking creative challenges and experiences, embracing fashion design as a cultural and commercial activity.

Kingsway Campus, Chester

The Kingsway campus is located on the outskirts of the city centre, a 20-minute walk from Parkgate Road Campus. Across 6,920 square metres this specially developed creative arts campus offers a range of modern facilities and equipment to bring learning to life.

In addition to its courtyard performance space, popular social hub and two catering outlets, Kingsway provides nine IT labs, a virtual library, a 200-seat lecture theatre, and designated seminar spaces featuring iMacs, projectors and interactive whiteboards.

The Performing Arts Department has impressive facilities, including four large fully equipped rehearsal and performance studios. With professional-standard music rehearsal and recording facilities and an extensive range of high quality open access sound and lighting equipment you have everything you need to flourish as a performer.

As a student in the Department of Art and Design you will work in specialist studio space that reflects professional expectations. Highly skilled technical staff are on hand to support the use of traditional and contemporary facilities including art and photography studios, a metal casting foundry, sound and video editing suites, dark rooms, a reprographics room, lighting studio, and specially designed workshops for printmaking, textiles, digital art and sculpting.

Within the departments, skilled technical staff manage an extensive equipment loan provision where you can borrow a large range of cameras, lighting, audio recording kits and more.

The close-knit Kingsway campus provides a truly immersive learning experience where you are encouraged to openly showcase your creativity both inside and outside lectures.

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We offer different opportunities for you to visit us throughout the year


Open Days 2017

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 28th October (MA Art Therapy only)
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