Birmingham, United Kingdom

Fashion: Print, Style, Capture

when 17 July 2023 - 4 August 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee GBP 2200

What will you study?

You will be introduced to a range of
processes and abstract cutting techniques,
and from this you will develop ideas based on
a given theme or concept. These will then be
combined three-dimensionally to create your

Your tutors will work with you to give you an
understanding of fabric, colour and form, and
will teach you basic machine skills to enable
you to realise your ideas.

Once complete, you will consider the final
took’ of your outfit and propose ideas for hair,
make-up and accessories. You will work with
photography and styling tutors in a studio
photoshoot. The culmination of the course
will be an exhibition of your garments and

The other course we would like to offer will
be based around digital print and CAD work,
so much more computer based. The outcome
will produce a basic garment, but the work
will involve less sewing.

Course leader

Arts, Design and Media

Target group

University students

English language requirement: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent*

Academic pre requisites: Level 3 or equivalent

Course aim

During this course you will explore fashion
concepts: how research informs design ideas
and translates into 20 patterns. This will
allow you to develop an outfit, which you will
then style with accessories and spend time
with a professional photographer, capturing
the best representation of your concept.

Credits info

7.5 EC
15 credits (7.5 ECTS / 3 US credits)

* Students who are unable to demonstrate
the required competence in the English
language are welcome to attend the
programme on a non-credit bearing
basis. Upon successful completion of
the programme you will be awarded a
Certificate of Attendance.

Fee info

• Academic course
• Accommodation for three weeks
• Birmingham airport pick-up and
• Cultural visits to London, Bath and
• Programme of social events
• International Summer School T-shirt
*Please note travel to the UK, visa costs and other personal
travel and living expenses are not included e.g. meals.
There are many shops, canteens, cafes, and restaurants
on or near the campus. We suggest that students should
budget a figure of approximately £10 50 per day for
additional food and drink.