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Footwear Design BA (Hons)

Footwear Design BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

Leicester Campus, Leicester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 72 months
Throughout the course, students will develop shoe design and technical making skills, emphasising the crucial relationship between design and manufacture and the needs of the footwear industry. This course includes a series of shoe design projects focusing on a comprehensive range of footwear styles. Students will learn technical modern shoemaking skills and make a range of prototype shoes of their own using excellent specialist studio facilities including 3D design equipment. Teaching is conducted through formal lectures, group seminars, tutorials, presentations, practical workshops and studio-based activities. Assessment covers 2D work such as research reports, design sketchbooks and presentations boards, 3D work such as shoe prototypes and marketing materials, and formal presentations to peers, staff and external clients. Students are encouraged to enter national and international competitions including the Moda competition, the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers awards, the Worshipful Company of Patternmakers awards and the CIONE biomechanical design award.