University of the Highlands and Islands
Fashion: Design and Production with Retail HND
University of the Highlands and Islands

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29821 £25150 £29857
25-75 percentile range £24771 - £35770 £18886 - £32933 £21689 - £41100

Course Description

Bring your love of fashion to life on courses that combine creativity with application. Set in fully-equipped spaces, with views overlooking Stornoway Castle, develop highly relevant, sought-after skills such as textile technology, pattern construction, fashion design, merchandising, commercial design, garment production, fashion illustration, and millinery.

Gain in-depth industry experience of designing and working with Scotland’s famous Harris Tweed, with incredible opportunities to visit local mills, weavers, and artisans.

Please note that UHI North Highland, UHI Outer Hebrides and UHI West Highland have changed their names to become UHI North, West and Hebrides. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Fashion: Design and Production with Retail HND at University of the Highlands and Islands

25% Sales occupations
15% Welfare and housing associate professionals
15% Teaching Professionals
10% Customer service occupations
10% Protective service occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Legal professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Administrative occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5

Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0

PTE Academic 50

Minimum score of 50

TOEFL (iBT) 72

Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Fashion: Design and Production with Retail, HND, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Fashion: Design and Production with Retail HND

Scotland £1285 year 1
England UK £7110 year 1
Northern Ireland £7110 year 1
Wales £7110 year 1
Channel Islands £7110 year 1
Ireland £7110 year 1
EU £7980 year 1
International £7980 year 1
Channel Islands £7110 year 1
Ireland £7110 year 1
England UK £7110 year 1
Northern Ireland £7110 year 1
Wales £7110 year 1
Scotland £1285 year 1
EU £8775 year 1
International £8775 year 1

Additional fee information

For full information on fees please see our Undergraduate Tuition Fees page at https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/ug/

For course specific fees information please refer to the Fees/funding tab on the university website course page.

You can also find information on additional funding available such as bursaries and scholarships at https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/funding-your-studies/bursaries-and-scholarships/

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 University of the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands offers their students the opportunity to study at one of their 13 colleges or research centres. For those who don’t have the freedom to enrol themselves in full-time education, this university also offers a series of options on a flexible Part-time or Online basis. With that said, 7 out of their 13 institutions offer a Childcare service, which is useful for enabling parents to pursue their degrees. When it comes to research activity, the University of the Highlands and Islands’ main focus is on Engineering, Humanities, Society, and Health Science.

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Where is this programme taught

North, West and Hebrides
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