Fashion in Practice
In this unit, you will be introduced to the specialist subject disciplines, Fashion Design and Technology, Buying and Merchandising and Fashion Promotion, and will complete a project in each of these areas. For Fashion Promotion you will style a range of garments for an online promotional activity. Upon completion of the unit, you will select your specialist area of study.
Studio Project: Fashion Promotion
This Studio Project unit forms a conclusion to the Foundation Year and requires you to select a specialist option and to undertake an individual project, which is presented to an external audience at its completion. You will be produce a body of work appropriate to your specialist discipline of Fashion Promotion, which will be presented at the end of year Foundation Showcase.
Academic Practice for Fashion
You will be introduced to Academic skills including HE terminologies, critical thinking and logical analysis, developing an academic argument, presenting evidence visually and orally using appropriate technologies.
The Business of Fashion
This unit introduces the journey of fashion products from concept to consumer and beyond, taking into account how product is promoted, marketed and culturally and historically contextualised.
English for Academic Studies
The unit focuses on reading, writing, listening and speaking, from within both an academic and general context. The course is designed for non-native English speakers to prepare them for the academic demands of their degree course, as well as helping them with daily English needs. The unit content is largely based on the development of academic skills, notably writing and speaking, to give you confidence in your written work and oral presentations. General English is also focused on, however, as the means to helps you develop your abilities in English communication needed outside the classroom.
English and Academic Practice
This unit is designed to provide those whose first language is not English and who come from outside the EU with the language and study skills needed for effective transfer to UK undergraduate courses at MMU. You will learn to present themselves effectively in speaking and writing and to use printed, electronic and other materials and resources efficiently for HE study. Course content will include language and study skills activities