Fashion: Design and Production with Retail

UHI Outer Hebrides


Outer Hebrides Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This course is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in fashion, design, production or retail, with practical projects that allow you to develop highly relevant, sought-after skills in a supportive and well-equipped rural environment.

You will be introduced to new techniques and encouraged to factor them into your own design processes. Advanced manufacturing techniques will enable you to refine your skills, in areas such as: textile technology; pattern construction; fashion design; fashion merchandising; creating patterns to industry standards; commercial design; producing fashion garments; fashion illustration; and millinery.

You will develop your knowledge of clothing design, production, and merchandising, and will gain in-depth experience of designing and working with Scotland's famous Harris Tweed.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, preferably in English, Art and Design or Fashion and Textile Technology, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and portfolio.

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year


Creative Industries

SCQF Level