Fashion

Welcome

Do you have a flair for creativity, an eye for popular culture and a love of fashion? Our practice-focused fashion courses will give you valuable opportunities to learn from the professionals. You'll attend interactive workshops, visit galleries and studios, and work with our partners to deliver live briefs. 

Department talk

Here is a video overview of the School of Art and Design.

"The course is very open to exploring personal interests within fashion communication. This industry is all about innovation, so the fact that we're encouraged to be original is really motivating."

Lauren, BA(Hons) Fashion Communication

Fashion courses

Find out more about our courses below. All information is correct as of 19 November 2020. 

BA(Hons) Fashion Communication

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You’ll study at Arnolfini, one of Europe’s leading contemporary arts centres, as part of our City Campus. Working with industry experts, you’ll be immersed in the industry, through live briefs, sector events, factory visits and internships. Benefit from our exceptional facilities and resources, including industry-standard digital media studios, production and fabrication workshops.

BA(Hons) Fashion Communication with Foundation Year

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You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) in Art and Design and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree.

You’ll study at Arnolfini, one of Europe’s leading contemporary arts centres, as part of our City Campus. Working with industry experts, you’ll be immersed in the industry, through live briefs, sector events, factory visits and internships. Benefit from our exceptional facilities and resources, including industry-standard digital media studios, production and fabrication workshops.

BA(Hons) Fashion Textiles

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Explore and develop concepts using computer-aided design (CAD), digital embroidery and laser cutting, as well as exploring creative approaches to sustainability. Using fashion design processes and traditional craftsmanship, you’ll make your own garments, accessories and other fashion products, and translate your ideas from 2D to 3D by building your pattern-cutting skills.

BA(Hons) Fashion Textiles with Foundation Year

Please expand the information below to find out more and watch a course talk.

Please expand the information below to find out more and watch a course talk.

You will study a Foundation Year (Year Zero) in Art and Design and on successful completion you will begin Year One of the main degree.

Explore and develop concepts using computer-aided design (CAD), digital embroidery and laser cutting, as well as exploring creative approaches to sustainability. Using fashion design processes and traditional craftsmanship, you’ll make your own garments, accessories and other fashion products, and translate your ideas from 2D to 3D by building your pattern-cutting skills.

Degree Show

Hear from Fashion student, Bea, on why the Degree Show is important to her.

Fashion Degree Show still

Digital Showcase 2020

2020 has been a year of abrupt and unprecedented global change. We are proud of the ways our students responded in these extraordinary times.

Showcase 2020 - emerging talent in extraordinary times

We developed our online showcase with Rhombus Studio, a local company founded by UWE Bristol alumni from Graphic Design. Whilst no substitute for our annual Degree Show, the showcase features the work of hundreds of our graduating students from 25 of UWE Bristol’s creative courses across art, design, animation, fashion, media, performance, photography and filmmaking.

Digital Showcase 2020

Take a tour of our Fashion facilities

Immerse yourself in our Fashion facilities by viewing our 360° images below. Move between different rooms and spaces by using the arrows or menu bar on the top left, and use the controls or your cursor to explore the images. You can also expand to full screen using the icon on the bottom left of the images.