Strong links with industry include placements and work-related projects
You will cover a wide range of skills needed for a career in footwear design
The chance to progress to the final year of the Footwear Design BA (Hons) degree
Offering the expertise in footwear technology required by the footwear industry worldwide, this course includes training supported by the UK footwear industry. This is in conjunction with specific requirements in design, shoemaking, range building, supply chain management, quality control, footwear business studies and production.
Areas of study include:
UCAS course code: WJ74
Duration: Two years full-time
Location: Leicester College
Institution code: D26
A good portfolio and normally:
Five GCSEs grades A*- C including English Language or Literature at grade C or above.
Interview required: Yes, if UK based
If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
All modules are assessed through completion of either practical or written assignments that are set within a contemporary work-related context. The final stages of the course involve the production of a professional portfolio. The work you carry out is fully negotiable and reflects your individual strengths and career aspirations.
You have contact with tutors through lectures, tutorials and studios, and you also engage in independent study. Although the balance of time will vary depending on the course and level of study, you will typically have 15 hours’ contact and undertake 25 hours of independent study each week.
The course includes work placements within the UK footwear industry, employment or work-related projects and assignments.
UK/EU Fees: TBC
International Fees: TBC
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State-of-the-art facilities at Leicester College include a footwear-specific CAD suite and workshops with computerised making machines.
Please contact Leicester College
T: +44 (0)116 224 2240
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