Art & Design History and Contemporary Fashion Design BAUCAS Code: CF03|Duration: 3 years|Full Time|Creative Campus|UCAS Campus Code: L46
Work placement opportunities|International students can apply
As the UK city with more museums and galleries than any other outside of London, alongside the country’s largest contemporary art biennial, Liverpool will provide a vibrant cultural backdrop for your studies. Utilising Hope’s exclusive partnership with Tate, visiting speakers from the creative industries and the University’s own collections/gallery programme, students gain a wide-ranging understanding of theoretical perspectives in Art & Design History and how these are expressed through the workings of cultural organisations. Through our cultural partnerships and collaborations, students will be offered privileged access to important collections in Liverpool and experts working in the field.
Encompassing the study of visual and material artefacts, museum and gallery practices and the production and circulation of meaning around art and design. This degree provides a systematic understanding of art and design practices and theories with a strong emphasis on critical thinking. There is also the possibility to participate in overseas study tours – in recent years the department has visited Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bilbao, Milan, Paris, Florence, Venice, Berlin and New York.
In your second and third years, you will also take ‘Professional Practice for Art and Design History’. These courses look at theoretical approaches to museology, as well as more practical considerations such as conservation, exhibition planning and design, curatorial practices and educational activities. These components address pathways into the creative industries and address the range of roles today’s cultural organisations demand – equipping students with the skills and knowledge necessary to secure future professional opportunities.
Art & Design History
Contemporary Fashion is a dynamic practice-based course that explores a breadth of current themes and issues from inclusivity to adaptable fashion. Centred around the exciting possibilities of adorning the body and exploring materials, you will learn about the fundamentals of designing, making and understanding the role that fashion plays in wider society. The course will encourage individuality, collaborative working and support diverse career trajectories.
During your studies you will be taught by established practitioners and have access to a vast range of equipment, workshops and studios. You will be immersed in a professional environment that enables rich interdisciplinary approaches at undergraduate level. This includes working with live briefs and competitions, as well as engaging with established national and international contacts.
As a Combined Honours Degree, this programme offers an exciting opportunity to combine your fashion practice with other subjects, which will influence your individual approach to fashion and can be tailored to individual interests.For more details and information about this course visit:
Contemporary Fashion Design