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Leather for Fashion BA (Hons)
Leather for Fashion BA (Hons)

Leather for Fashion BA (Hons)

  • ID:UNIC440206
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC.
  • studied an Art or Textiles related subject in an A Level or BTEC level 3 Diploma, or equivalent qualification


  • a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Applicants are interviewed and are requested to provide a portfolio of their own work in Art and Design. Students with a relevant HND or Foundation Degree with a suitable profile of achievement may be admitted onto year two or three.

English requirement

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)

Course Information

Leather has always played a major role in the creation of garments and it is still significant today, with many leather designs appearing on catwalks. Appreciating the properties of materials will allow you to maximise your creative flair, so this course uses theory and practical work to help you understand leather as a material. You will learn how to take leather through the design and manufacturing stage for the production of leather garments so that you can meet the demands of innovative design while ensuring that the product remains fit for purpose, meeting the high demands of the commercial world.

We will encourage you to develop your own individual aesthetic signature in a stimulating work environment, where you will be able to explore materials and develop exciting conceptual pieces in leather and suede. We put an emphasis on on technical finesse, balanced by creative exploration and material investigation.

You will start your degree with an introduction to fashion, textiles and leather so that you can tailor your studies to your interests. You will then focus on Leather for Fashion, with a specialist module at the Institute for Creative Leather Technology (ICLT). As well as developing your technical skills, you will produce a portfolio of conceptual design work culminating in a final collection utilising leather or suede.

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Pathway Courses

  • Foundation Pathway in Fashion and Footwear
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Careers in designing and leather crafting, leather technology and testing, footwear and accessories manufacturing, pattern cutting, buying, merchandising, PR and editorial

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