Fashion: Creative Pattern Cutting
University of Huddersfield
Key Course Facts
Our course is designed to develop creative problem solving and innovative creative pattern cutting skills, incorporating sustainable approaches and considering new technologies.
The course encourages research and discussion of new methods and experimental techniques in creative pattern cutting, to develop practical and analytical skills. The course aims to support the development of imaginative approaches to problem solving within the technical and design sector of the fashion industry.
The aim of this course is to enable you to:
Critically appraise the importance of social, technological and cultural dimensions of garment construction as applied to your personal practice and that of others.
Evidence advanced knowledge and understanding of the complete fashion design cycle, from concept to garment including its emerging and future trends.
Systematically plan, negotiate, and implement a coherent body of work underpinned by advanced practice and research in creative pattern cutting.
Contribute to the principles and processes inherent in design and creative pattern cutting to extend the life of clothing.
Evidence awareness and relevance of your practice in relation to professional standards in creative pattern cutting and garment construction.
Practical modules are run by staff who are practicing designers with expertise in the role of Creative Pattern Cutter. You will acquire strong 2D and 3D technical skills required to establish your career or advance your current practice. Students are encouraged to engage with other departments within the University, such as 3D printing, laser cutting, textile print, embroidery and weave. This course is suited to applicants who wish to develop a future career within the industry or who wish to advance their existing skills in this area.
Materials: You will need to cover the cost of some printing of your work for presentation during the course. You will also need to supply your own materials for some aspects of your studies, which may include sketchbooks, general art materials, and some specialist materials and tools for the Major Project. The cost of these items in recent years has been approximately £500 - £700. However, given the nature of the Masters course, where your own project design is the driving focus for specific outcomes, these costs are approximations only. It may be that, depending on the nature of what you intend to produce, the costs may increase or decrease. The costs vary depending on the materials you choose, the specialist area you pursue and how you present your work
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Fashion: Creative Pattern Cutting, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Entry requirements for this course are normally: * An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject or an equivalent professional qualification. * Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience may be accepted, subject to approval. * International students with qualifications in 'creative' or 'practice' subjects should submit a digital portfolio (pdf) of work with their application. * All suitably qualified applicants are normally invited in for an informal chat with a portfolio or considered for admittance under alternative arrangements.
Tuition Fees Fashion: Creative Pattern Cutting MA
|England UK||£7900||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7900||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7900||year 1|
Additional fee information
If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/.
Please email the Student Finance Office [email protected] or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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.
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About University of Huddersfield
The University of Huddersfield is a research university which is maintained through public funding, based in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. The university’s main campus, known as Queensgate, is located within just five minute’s walking distance of Huddersfield city centre. In addition, there are two other campuses used for distinct functions, the Oldham campus and the Barnsley campus.
Student composition of University of Huddersfield
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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