In the latest ranking by London-based industry website Business of Fashion, the UTS degree has been placed 13th in the world, up from 28th last year, and number one in Australia.
The Bachelor of Design in Fashion and Textiles is an internationally recognised degree that gives students the start they need to pursue careers across all facets of the international fashion industry. The degree provides the conceptual knowledge and garment-making skills required to transform creative vision into compelling fashion statements.
The course is designed to provide students with outlook and ambition that extend beyond the University, cultivating a collaborative and global vision of design. Central to the course is the integration of theory and practice in relation to fashion and textile design. Students are expected to develop an understanding of the formation and application of their own individual design language and theoretical position in relation to historic and contemporary contexts.
The first year introduces design principles and challenges design thinking. In the second year students have the opportunity to diversify according to their area of interest and strength including innovation in material research, types of technologies, engaging with digital design, methods of construction, and approaches to either flat patternmaking ordrape.
The fashion studio and professional practice subjects in third year have been designed to extend studentsunderstanding of global fashion and provide students with a choice of design projects and areas of specialisation.
Career options include womenswear designer, menswear designer, fashion producer, art/creative director, textile designer, print designer and fashion forecaster. Some graduates start their own business, while others work in an established company locally or with larger international brands. Graduates can also work in fashion media, including marketing, public relations and journalism roles.
University of Wollongong - Bachelor of Social Work
Social Work is one of the most highly demanded occupation. The Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Wollongong (UOW) trains and equips students with the right skills to work in this growing industry. The course is taught by experts in the field and it includes an intensive professional experience which allows you to practise your skills with real people in real situations.
UOW's Bachelor of Social Work is provisionally accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers(AASW). It is an entry qualification into the social work profession and has been determined to meet the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards 2012 (ASWEAS). All Graduates of this course have the same standing as graduates from all other AASW accredited courses and are eligible for membership of the AASW, which is required by many employers.