At Sheffield Hallam we give you the support, knowledge and skills you need for a successful career. That is why 89% of our students are in work or further study six months after graduating. Studying is about much more than lectures and essays. We think you only truly understand what you have learnt when you use it in the real world. That's why you'll work on real projects with employeers, you are taught by lectures with industry backgrounds and you get unique work experience. It all adds up to help you graduate with the confidence and skills to hit the ground running in your chosen career. Uou develop your confidence and practical skills, get work experience to go on your CV, and have brilliant opportunities to network with employers.
If you have the flair and ambition, these courses can help you become a highly innovative designer within the fashion industry. We help you develop your design skills and creative awareness by building on your strengths and individual creativity through guided projects. Based in industry-standard workshops with modern facilities, you work on real-world briefs set by professionals.
You can enter national and international design competitions and visit major fashion centres such as London, Paris and New York, before building your professional experience by applying for internships and placements with major labels like Iris Van Herpen and Paul Smith.
Career options include working as a fashion designer, production management in fashion, fashion design consultant, fashion illustrator, stylist working on fashion shoots or in imaging for the press and advertising, or working as a creative pattern cutter. Many of our graduates are either currently self-employed or working for some of the biggest name in the fashion industry (Barbour, Top Shop, Zara and others) across a variety of roles such as assistant designer, visual merchandiser and textile technologist.