Academy Profession Degree Programme - Fashion Design
The English name for the programme is Academy Profession Degree Programme in Design, Technology and Business.
On completion and passing of the programme, the graduate will achieve the Academy Profession Degree (AP) and will be awarded the title AP Graduate in Design, Technology and Business.
This speciality will qualify you to function as a design assistant in a development department within the fashion industry. Throughout the 4 semesters you will acquire knowledge of trends, development of ideas, materials and product development making you able to carry out a design process from the first idea to the finished fashion product.
The course programme focusses on providing you with skills in preparing a graphic and visual material as well as presenting and arguing in favour of your ideas. You will be up-dated on the development within design and the line of business.
You will sketch on paper but also work with computer programmes such as Photoshop and Illustrator. You will create your styles on industrial machines in the workroom.
The course programme will enable you to take part in interdisciplinary work. Through work experience you will form close relations to the business expanding your own network and strengthening your cv.
You may form part of a design team in a company that develops products and accessories for the fashion and life style sectors.
There are possibilities in for example a:
• Design company within clothing
• Design company within accessories
• Commercial company as product support in a purchasing department
• Trend agency, fashion magazine, or TV/theatre