Birmingham Institute of Fashion and Creative Arts

Introduction

Birmingham Institute of Fashion & Creative Art

You can now gain a prestigious British degree while completing all or part of your studies in China, thanks to a new collaboration with a leading Chinese university.

Birmingham Institute of Fashion and Creative Arts (BIFCA) is a joint venture between Wuhan Textile University and Birmingham City University, combining the expertise of a leading Chinese university with a British institution established in 1843.

The UK is recognised as a world leader in the creative arts and BIFCA offers a superb opportunity to gain a prestigious British degree, with the option of studying either all four years here in China, or two in China and two in the UK.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Chinese

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Programs

This school also offers:

BA

BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham China Wuhan + 2 more

Learn how to create vibrant exterior environments with our accredited Landscape Architecture degree course. The course will change the way you see the world around you as you’re encouraged to think about design in all aspects of your life. [+]

Learn how to create vibrant exterior environments with our accredited Landscape Architecture degree course. The course will change the way you see the world around you as you’re encouraged to think about design in all aspects of your life.

Strong connections with the region’s best landscape architecture practices and global firms such as Atkins give our students unrivalled insight and networking opportunities. That’s why our graduates go on to secure roles in industry with the likes of Arup, Atkins, Fira and Camlins.

What's covered in the course?

Covering all aspects of landscape architecture, our course is fully recognised and accredited by the Landscape Institute (LI) and supported by a leading design team in its field. ... [-]


BA (Hons) Visual Communication - Graphic Communication

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham China Wuhan + 2 more

The Graphic Communication pathway Communication will enable you to realise your potential as a creative practitioner and a problem-solving designer. You will gain professional knowledge of design, brand identity and advertising, user experience, motion graphics, expressive design and web design. [+]

The Graphic Communication pathway Communication will enable you to realise your potential as a creative practitioner and a problem-solving designer. You will gain professional knowledge of design, brand identity and advertising, user experience, motion graphics, expressive design and web design.

You are taught in studios and workshops developing live briefs. We offer studio visits, professional portfolio advice and one to one tutorials. We aim to provide you with a varied and professionally designed learning experience using state of the art facilities. Many of our graduates are now working with leading design groups and advertising companies.

Our graduates are creative visual problem solvers, design mavericks and thought leaders, feeding employment markets in the creative industries and the third sector on international and regional platforms.... [-]


BSc

BSc (Hons) Digital Media Technology

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham China Wuhan + 2 more

Adding a good dose of business understanding to technical competence and creative flair, this digital media course explores web and rich internet application development, animation, three-dimensional modelling and video production. You acquire a broad range of cross-disciplinary skills that will make you an attractive candidate for current and emerging web and multimedia technology roles. [+]

Adding a good dose of business understanding to technical competence and creative flair, this digital media course explores web and rich internet application development, animation, three-dimensional modelling and video production. You acquire a broad range of cross-disciplinary skills that will make you an attractive candidate for current and emerging web and multimedia technology roles.

What's covered in the course?

During the first year you will explore design methodologies and production tools, alongside fundamental design principles, including use of colour, typography and photography. You look at the creative process, animation, and image creation and manipulation. You are introduced to web standards, mark-up, scripting languages and associated authoring tools and environments used in the development of interactive interfaces for web and multimedia applications.... [-]