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BA (Hons) in Fashion Design & Manufacture

Marbella Design Academy
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
11,500 EUR
Start dates
28 September 2020  (English)
11 January 2021  (English)

Program description

Study a 3-year BA in Fashion Design & Manufacture in Spain.

Study (in English) Fashion Design & Manufacture at Marbella Design Academy in sunny Spain and be awarded an official United Kingdom Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion Design & Manufacture by our UK partner – University of Bedfordshire.

Starts twice per year, in September and in January.

The fashion design & manufacture program is taught in conjunction with the University of Bedfordshire, guaranteeing you the highest caliber of education in the fashion industry. Graduates have an employment rate near 100%. 

You'll be taught using professional computer applications already from the first year of study. Advanced skills in these programs is a must for students to find employment.

This bachelors in fashion design & manufacture is designed for those who are passionate about fashion and expressing art through the clothes you wear. Graduates from this innovative program find exciting careers in creating their own label, or in global fashion houses across the world. 

The campus in Spain provides the ideal location for international fashion and design. Major companies such as Zara, Su-Shi handbags, Dolfie shoes, Mayoral and Charanga children´s wear, Pepa Loves, Oltimara ladies fashion are all within the region. You'll literally be in the hub of European fashion at Marbella Design Academy. 

Through this fashion design & manufacture BA, you'll study:

  • the fundamental of creative design
  • the fundamentals of fashion design 
  • the history of fashion and art
  • freehand drawing
  • print design
  • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • pattern cutting
  • runway and styling
  • fashion textile and colour

In the final year, you'll gain hands-on experience through a work placement program to prepare you with real life experience in the fashion industry. 

September intakes (3 years of study): Three academic years beginning in September ending in June.

January intakes (2,5 years of study): Three academic years: 1st academic year begin in January and ends in the beginning of August.

2nd and 3rd academic year begin in September ending in June.

Admission requirements

Applicants wishing to enter the fashion design & manufacture program should meet the following requirements:

  • A high school diploma or similar level education can enter the design programs at the Marbella Design Academy. 
  • Completion of 3 GCSE subjects (A-C), including English.
  • In the event a student possesses a proven outstanding artistic talent, has documented work experience for an extended period of time, or has completed another education of minimum 2 years of duration, a discretionary exception from the above rules can be made.
  • All students who do not have English as a first language, or who have not received a high school education in English, are required to provide evidence of English language proficiency at level 6 IELTS.

All international equivalent qualifications will be assessed and guidance will be taken from the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC).

  • Applicants who do not fulfil the academic Entrance Requirements will be required to complete the Intensive Foundation Course Entrance Exam.

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Tuition fees

Fee per academic year: 11.500Euros.

500 euros: Registration Fee – to be paid first year only.

There is a limited amount of scholarship places available for up to 30% of the yearly tuition fee. For further info please complete an information request form. 


Upon successful completion of your fashion design & manufacture courses, you'll receive a bachelor of arts degree. 

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Durita Thomsen Lookbook Photo Shoot at Marbella Design Academy. As part of her 3rd year Fashion Design UK validated Bachelor of Arts, Durita created a full garment collection.

Once the collection is ready, it's time to do a photo shoot and create a lookbook. That is the last step before the runways.

Collection by Durita Thomsen, recent Marbella Design Academy graduate. Video editing by Andrea Giorgi, tutor at Marbella Design Academy. Music by Anitek.

About this institute

Marbella Design Academy

Marbella Design Academy is located on the sunny coast of Spain. The academy is state recognised by the Ministry of Education in Spain. Graduates have an employment rate near 100%. Graduates are awarded an official BA (Hons) Degree in Interior Architecture...

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Contact info

Marbella Design Academy

Camino Hoyanca
29110 Marbella - Monda

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