Gloucestershire College
Fashion and Textiles HND
Gloucestershire College

Key Course Facts


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  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20000 £16977 £20190
25-75 percentile range £17667 - £24333 £11760 - £21991 £13937 - £25916

Course Description

This is an industry focused Higher Education Course that allows you to develop a range of extensive skills in Fashion Design. You should have the opportunity to work in a variety of fashion specialisms through a range of different learning and teaching methods. You are encouraged to work creatively within an realistic industry environment that will equip you with skills to progress into this highly competitive and exciting area. This course offers an exciting fusion between textiles and fashion and explores contemporary trends in this area. Students have the opportunity to showcase their work through catwalks, roadshows and pop up boutiques.

This programme is designed to be a two year HND level 5 course which is the equivalent of the first two years of a degree programme. On completion of the first year (at HNC level 4) accreditation can be claimed.

What your studies may include

Print, textiles, promotion and retail advances will be explored as well as learning more traditional techniques in pattern cutting and garment production.

Field trips/Industry links

The fashion academy has built strong relationships with industry partners that offer mentoring internship and fashion experience. There will be the opportunity to participate in exciting live projects including Cheltenham Fashion Week, Gloucester Fashion Week, and a variety of events throughout your studies.

How you will be assessed:

Assessment is through ongoing assessment and coursework. You will be expected to do approximately 10 hours per week study outside of college time.

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
Cambridge English Advanced
IELTS (Academic) 5.5

Across all skills.

TOEFL (iBT) 53
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Fashion and Textiles, HND, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Fashion and Textiles HND

England UK £7400 year 1
Northern Ireland £7400 year 1
Scotland £7400 year 1
Wales £7400 year 1

Additional fee information


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2

About Gloucestershire College

Gloucester College (GC) is an institution offering both further education and higher education courses and programmes, with the main campus situated in the city of Gloucester in England. This college is mainly intended to meet the academic needs of young learners who have just finished secondary school, and for that reason the majority of the college’s resources go towards those studying A-levels and vocational subjects.

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