27th July - 7th August 2020 (2 weeks)

Explore key concepts in fashion design and textiles with the opportunity to experiment with a wide range of fabrics and techniques.

From sketchbook and fashion research through to understanding colour palettes, recording fashion shapes and understanding fabric manipulation, a series of practical workshops and inspirational study sessions will enhance your design knowledge, critical awareness and develop your fashion illustration skills. You will be guided through the creative design process and encouraged to your own style.

Based in our fully-equipped fashion studios and with guidance from our specialist tutors you’ll learn to translate your visual ideas using a multitude of materials and techniques, including experimenting with digital printing. The end of the course will culminate in a photo shoot of your garments using our professional models and a make up artist. You’ll leave with a series of polished photos ideal for adding to your portfolio.

Course Materials & Resources

All course materials and course trips are included in the course fee.

Students will be taught in our dedicated fashion studios and workshops with access to our digital media suites, library and online resources.

Course Outcomes & Assessment

Students who complete the course will leave with a digital and physical fashion and textiles folio.

All students with 100% course attendance will be issued with an official AUB Summer Course Certificate detailing course contents and study hours.


Get your accommodation, food, social activities and more for just £65 per day.

Bournemouth is a popular place for tourists and visitors, especially during the busy summer months, with many hotels charging around £100 per night for accommodation, which doesn’t include food or other expenses.

Our residential programme offers excellent value for money to make sure you have everything taken care of to support your time whilst you are here studying your summer course with us.

You can choose to book our Summer Residential Programme alongside your 2-week summer course which includes University accommodation, breakfast and lunch plus our lively social programme of activities to make the most of your time in the evenings and weekends.

Our Summer Residential programme includes:

  • Single room en-suite accommodation in University Halls of Residence
  • Orientation to the local area
  • Breakfast and lunch on campus
  • Daily private shuttle bus transfers to campus
  • Programme of social activities in evenings
  • Weekend day trips to places of interest
Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated August 16, 2019
This course is Campus based
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3 weeks
2,295 GBP
£2,295 - Course Fee only. Course fees plus Residential Programme - £3,495 (See website for Residential Programme details)
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