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BA (Hons) Fashion, Design and Manufacture (Top Up)

HOW AND WHEN TO ENROL

To ensure the safety of our staff and students and to manage the number of people on campus in a Covid-safe manner during this busy period, it is our intention to enrol as many students as possible online. You can find out if you’re eligible for online enrolment on our How to Enrol page.

If you are eligible to complete your enrolment online, you will receive a unique username and password via letter and email. This will allow you to sign in to access your online enrolment dashboard.

Online enrolment for this programme opens on the following dates:

10th AUGUST

Please note: Access to your personal online enrolment dashboard will only be available from the date stated above.

If you need support with online enrolment, please email enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk or give us a call on 01964 553000 during the support times shown on our How to Enrol page.

If you are not eligible for online enrolment or need extra support, please call 01964 553000 to book an appointment to enrol on campus.

INDUCTION

The enrolment process will be complete once you have attended Bishop Burton for your induction session, which will take place week commencing:

12th September – Please be advised by your lecturer

Please bring your own device if you have one.

At induction, students will receive their ID badge, a copy of their Learner Agreement and details about how to access their college email account, including their username and password (which they can change if they wish at a later date).

Enrolment and Freshers' Week

Monday 13th September 2021 - Friday 17th September 2021


Semester One

Monday 20th September 2021 - Friday 21st January 2022


Reading Week

Monday 25th October 2021 - Friday 29th October 2021


Christmas Break

Monday 20th December 2021 - Monday 10th January 2022


Semester Two

Monday 24th January 2022 - Friday 3rd June 2022


Easter Break

Monday 4th April 2022 - Monday 25th April 2022


All modules where possible link to the fashion industry preparing the students for the realities of the working world. We encourage students to gain work experience whilst they’re on the course either placements or volunteering all offer opportunities to develop useful skills and attributes.

We’ll take you on a range of visits, which may include trips to various cities such as London, Manchester, Leeds etc., for industry specific visits such as working textile mills, fashion head offices, testing houses. We will explore a range of inspirational galleries and exhibitions. You’ll get plenty of notice of these activities so that you can budget accordingly, some visits may be free, but others will incur a charge varying with the nature of the visit and the distance travelled. Such charges will be kept to a reasonable rate.

Before you begin your course, you’ll need to make sure you’re prepared with the right equipment. Many of our courses need specialist health and safety clothing, but we’ve made it simple - some of your essentials and college branded clothing can be bought from our online shop.

For your course, you will need:

Full size master, french curves, technical pencils, scotch tape and paper scissors

Sewing box equipment including dress making pins, hand sewing needles, fabric shears, pinking shears, tape measure, unpicker, pin cushion and tailors chalk A3 sketchbooks or folders

A range of pencils, pens, rubber and sharpener, Masking tape
Glue stick, Paint brushes, Watercolours

A3 paper – to include tracing paper, craft paper/card and cartridge paper

You may wish to use your own laptop to work on your designs both at college and in your own time

Adobe Creative Cloud – students can get an introductory offer on this package with a saving of 65% off the first year’s contract


USB stick and / or portable hard drive


You may wish to invest in your own sewing machine / overlocker to work on your projects at home in your own time.