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Fashion Design

Overview

This program aims to equip students with the skills to dominate the Fashion Design industry. Fashion Design is a broad industry thus students will be exposed to a range of topics including illustration and portfolio skills, CAD, computer-aided modeling and production, design research and contextual studies, technical skills in clothing production, skills of presentation and communication. Higher National Pearson BTEC qualifications are widely recognized by industry and higher education as the core professional qualifications at Levels 4 and 5. Continuing studies with Pearson BTEC in Fashion Design is closely linked to collaborations with a wide range of employers, higher education, experts of Fashion Design to ensure that this program meets the needs of the market. This specialization aims to support students to gain knowledge in the process of fashion development and the development of their personal approach. By producing a collection of clothing, synthesizing research and design into work drawings as well as reviewing the final results, students will follow the full cycle of clothing design and production.

The objectives of the Pearson BTEC program in Mode Design are as follows:

  • Equipping students with Mode Design skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global creative industries sector.
  • Supporting students to develop their ability to think creatively and recognize its value in the creative industries and beyond.
  • Provide students with the ability to communicate their ideas and creative outcome through visual, written and oral presentation.
  • Provide education and training for a range of careers in the Fashion Design industry.
  • Provide students with an understanding of how technologies are transforming creative industries and prepare them to work with these technologies, etc.
Semester I
Nr M/E Subject ECTS
1 M Professional Development 15
2 M Techniques & Processes 15
3 M Principles of Lifedrawing  15
4 M Computer Aided Design (CAD) 15
5 E EFL I 6
6 E Study Skills 2
Semester II
Nr M/E Subject ECTS
1 M Contextual Studies  15
2 M Individual Project (Pearson-set)  15
3 M Communication in Art & Design  15
4 M Fashion & Textiles Practices 15
5 E EFL II 6
6 E Academic Writing 6
Semester III
Nr M/E Subject ECTS
1 M Applied Practice: Collaborative Project (Pearson-set) I 15
2 M Advanced Fashion Studies I     15
3 M Material Selection & Specification 15
4 M Jewellery Design 15
5 E EFL III 15
Semester IV
Nr M/E Subject ECTS
1 M Applied Practice: Collaborative Project (Pearson-set) II 15
2 M Advanced Fashion Studies II     15
3 M Creative Entrepreneurship 15
4 M Professional Practice  15
5 E EFL IV 15

ACCREDITATION

Interior Design program is an accredited program by the English Institute BTEC Pearson.

What is BTEC Pearson?

Pearson is a world leader in teaching, with expertise in curriculum and assessment, and a range of teaching-related services. Pearson works closely with governments, teachers, students, researchers, authors, and local experts to put education in the hands of more people around the world, making it more inspiring. BTEC is part of Pearson.
The BTEC Qualifications are the most popular professional qualifications in the UK and are successfully offered across the globe by Pearson Qualifications International. BTEC Centers comply with all BTEC policies and regulations.
BTEC degrees are internationally recognized higher education qualifications at levels 4 and 5 that are equivalent to the first and second years of a bachelor’s degree.

Pearson Diploma and Universum College

Universum College is the only center in Kosovo approved by Pearson to offer the Design and Nursing programs of this Institution in the country. Upon completion, Universum College students receive a degree from BTEC Pearson which is recognized in Kosovo and abroad.

Pearson Diploma and MASH

Since 2016 BTEC Pearson and MES have collaborated for high quality professional development in Kosovo.

The agreement between MES and BTEC ensures that the programs of this institution offered by the centers in Kosovo are officially recognized as other programs regulated by the KAA.

How to apply for an international scholarship?


Every student of Universum College can benefit from a full scholarship semester exchange at one of the 125 Universities in 26 European countries with which Universum College cooperates. To date, 297 Universum College students have studied with a full-time scholarships at the most prestigious Universities in Europe.

WHO CAN APPLY?

All students who are enrolled at Universum College may apply for Erasmus+ Mobility Programs. Study exchange opportunities are available to each study cycle:

– First study cycle (Bachelor or equivalent)

– Second study cycle (Master or equivalent)

Please note that Erasmus Student Mobility is carried out in the framework of Inter-Institutional Agreements between home (Universum) and host institutions (universities where you wish to apply for a semester). This means that before being able to apply, you should check whether Universum College has a partnership with the university where you wish to continue your studies. To do this, have a look at the list of universities with whom we collaborate.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

– At least 5 completed exams at Universum College

– Active participation in extra-curricular activities organized by Universum College

– English Language knowledge (B1 or B2, as set by the host university)

REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

– English Language Certification (TOEFL or Anglia Examination)

– Transcript of records in English (to be taken from Student Services)

– Passport copy

– 1 photo (300pix; size – 3*4 cm; file – .jpg)

Universum College provides students with a range of resources and services to support their teaching and research. The library has a wide range of collections, services and facilities that support college-taught courses, including books, magazines and a wide range of electronic resources.

Together with the library, students learn in practice in our Graphic Design Laboratories where computers are equipped with ArchiCad, autoCad, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3D Max, etc. programs.

Student Activities

Universum College wants to do everything possible to help students stay active, happy and engaged both in and out of class.

Attached to classrooms and labs, students conduct various study visits. These visits include visits to various Fashion Design companies, Visits to the National Gallery of Arts and the National Museum, etc.

To gain different knowledge from the industry, the College organizes “Coffee Lectures” where well-known personalities from the creative industries are invited to chat with students and to tell about their experience in the profession.

In addition to these activities students are engaged in various exhibitions and competitions to showcase their work.

Exhibition ``Origami Meets Fashion``

Studentet e Programit Dizajn Mode ne Kolegjin Universum kane mbajtur ekspoziten e pare “Origami Meets Fashion” . Studimet në Kolegjin Universum janë të bazuar projekte duke ndërlidhur teorinë me praktikë duke krijuar kështu profesionist në fushat përkatëse të studimit.

Exhibition - Student works

Study Visit

Studentët e Kolegjit tUniversum nga Dept. Dizajn i Integruar në kuadër të lëndes “Parimet e Vizatimit” vizituan Galerinë Kombëtare të Arteve 

Coffee Lecture Series

Kolegji Universum në kuadër të aktiviteteve organizoi “Coffee Lecture Series”  me ekpert të ndryshëm nga fusha e modës. Studentët po mësojnë nga ekspertë dhe përvoja e tyre në fushën e dizajnit dhe modës.

Gifts for children in SOS village

Studentët e Kolegjit Universum nga Dept. Dizajnit dorëzuan kuti me dhurata për fëmijët në SOS fshatin. Studentët realizuan disa aksesorë, kartolina dhe dhurata të tjera të gjitha të punuara me dorë

Practice in the Cabinet

In addition to the academic staff, students are also assisted by tutors. The purpose of tutoring is to help students develop strategies that help them consolidate their knowledge, develop transferable learning skills, and achieve academic success. The role of a tutor is to enable Fashion Design students to acquire their knowledge using the best way of learning. The ultimate goal is to help students discover that they are learning better and to help students develop their skills to achieve better educational outcomes. In case students need additional support and academic assistance tutors are informed immediately. In this way the academic performance of the students is closely monitored.

This program offers in-depth and rigorous knowledge of Fashion and Textile Design as well as practical skills. With access to specialized workshops, supported by expert academic and technical staff, students will develop skills in both traditional and digital technologies preparing them for the industry of the future.

Graduates of this program are qualified to pursue their careers in:

Fashion Designer, Stylist, Clothing Curator, Fashion Illustrator, Fabric and Inventory Planner, Textile Designer, Entrepreneur, Fashion Writer, Personal Stylist etc.

The normal minimum entry requirements for a candidate to be eligible for admission to the College’s courses are set out in the General Entry Requirements contained in the Prospectus. However, the absolute minimum criteria for a student to be admitted to this academic program, is that all students are expected to have successfully completed high school and have passed the national test (matura). In addition, in order to be enrolled in our program, all applicants are required to bring the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Diploma and secondary school certificate
  • Legalized documents issued by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo for all those who have completed their education outside of the Republic of Kosovo
  • Completing the application procedures at Universum College
  • The contract of the study program if they meet eligibility criteria

Programet e studimit

Programet e studimit Bachelor të ofruara në Kolegjin Universum zgjasin tre vite (3 vite) dhe përmbajn 180 ECTS kredi ose 60 ECTS kredi për vit. Grada e studimeve ne studimet bachelor është Bachelor i Arteve (BA).

Programet e studimeve Bachelor Northampton University

Programet profesionale Pearson