FOUNTAINS HIGH SCHOOL

STATUTORY INFORMATION

COURSE MODULES


Students engage on practically tutored modules from a foundation to a professional level with learning on fashion illustration, history, draping, sewing, pattern drafting and pattern cutting, digital image creation to professional portfolio development. Students conceive a capsule collection at the end of the year with a professional look book shoot and an opportunity to showcase at the FAD Emerging Talents Runway Show. The students have access to state-of the art fashion studio facilities teamed with opportunities to work alongside styling, photography, make up & fashion management students on various live projects. On successful completion of the course students would be able to further progress onto higher education as well be able to work as design professionals with a distinctive style. The student relations department constantly support our students and alumni on internships, placements and entrepreneurial set ups. 120 Credits / 600 Hours Art & Design Foundation Visual Research & Skills Development Global Fashion Awareness Contextual Studies & Fashion History Fashion Illustration Pattern Drafting in Fashion Pattern Cutting in Fashion Textile & Fabric Studies Fashion Collection Realization Look Book Shoots Runway Show




SEMESTER OVERSEAS


Students have an opportunity to pursue a semester abroad at some of the leading fashion universities. Students can choose to study in Italy, UK or France for 3 to 6 months and receive a dual certification for the semester spent at the international institution. Students are assisted on the formalities including the visas by our team. Students can decide on the term transfer midway through the course as well. For further details on the universities for semester abroad, contact the overseas admissions department at FAD.




COURSE OVERVIEW


The one year HNC Diploma in Fashion Design is a British qualification focusing on both design and technical areas within fashion. The course is ideal for those looking at a career change, those pursuing alternate educational qualifications or students wising to continue further education in fashion design. The intensive professional course looks at fashion in totality where higher emphasis is laid on developing the creative thought process and understanding the design methodology before experimenting with technical aspects of garment construction. The course allows students to realize their individuality through self-research and projects apart from guided lectures and industry visits. Taught through a project driven approach, the course at all levels helps students to connect their learning to real life industry situations. The course also unifies learning on global fashion taught by tutors with international exposure and opportunities to garner unparalled expsoure through the FAD Europe tour & the semester abroad opportunities.





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