This one year programme includes a series of projects designed to develop students’ creativity and build on existing millinery skills. With a strong focus on design development and specialist couture techniques including hand-shaping, block-making and theatrical millinery. Contextual studies, visual studies and professional practise add breadth to studio work, alongside tutorials, workshops and lectures. There is an additional equipment charge payable in class.
HNC IN ART & DESIGN
Chelsea Centre / 1 year
This one-year course involves a series of projects which will build on existing skills in millinery and develop creativity. There is a strong focus on design and specialist couture techniques, including theatrical millinery, hand-shaping and block making in millinery and headdresses. Learning from successful commercial milliners, you will also create work for a prestigious exhibition, held as part of the College’s annual end-of-year arts shows.
Alongside studio tutorial and independent learning, you will also have a range of tutorial sessions and lectures.
- The course will cover Visual Communication
- Ideas Generation and Development
- Contextual and Cultural Referencing
- Professional Practice
- Project Design and Implementation
- Design Method and Application
- Fashion Collection Realisation
- Theatrical Millinery
- Summer Millinery
- Commercial Millinery
- Felt Millinery
- Final Collection
Learners gain entry onto this course via interview. Learners should have Millinery experience and preferably a level 2 qualification. Applicants with a variety of other Art & Design skills will be considered.
Applying for this course
Applications for this full-time HE course must go via UCAS: www.ucas.com
The code for this course is 333A.
Kensington and Chelsea College’s provider code is K14.
Upon successful completion, learners can seek employment/self-employment in the Millinery industry, or progress to further studies on a course such as a BA in Accessories Design, or an MA in Millinery or Fashion.