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Trend Research & Concept Creation in Lifestyle

Fontys University of Applied Sciences

48 months
Duration
7920 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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About

At Trend Research & Concept Creation in Lifestyle at Fontys University of Applied Sciences you learn how to thoroughly analyse trends. And then how to translate these insights into new, creative, and future-proof concepts.

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Overview

Every three months, you work on an assignment for a client from the professional field. In the final year, you specialise yourself in at least two lifestyle sectors, while further developing your core skills: trend research and concepting. In the third year you gain practical experience as an intern and concept developer. The final year puts you back in the field with a Graduation Project for a real company.

What to expect from us

The Trend Research & Concept Creation in Lifestyle program at Fontys University of Applied Sciences teaches you how to recognise trends and use them as the basis for designing and creating new lifestyle concepts. Your personal development is the main goal, while you develop both creative and commercial skills. Being guided by teachers with practical experience, means that your education offers the right fit with your future professional practice. You also get to work on real assignments for (international) companies. You can also start your own company as a student.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

The first year introduces you to the various lifestyle sectors:

  • Health (sports/exercise/fitness)
  • Food
  • Leisure
  • Appearance (fashion/beauty)
  • Living (Housing and home environment)
  • Work

Year 2 is all about in-depth exploration, both of the sectors and of the professional tasks of concepting and trend research.

The third year consists of a minor and an internship period.

In the last year of your studies you choose a specialty, focusing on two sectors of your choice.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for EU students if you arrange accommodation yourself: 

  • 15 August

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

As a prospective Bachelor's student you must have a higher secondary education diploma equivalent to Dutch standards. In order to be admitted to Fontys University of Applied Sciences students must be eligible for higher education through a diploma of secondary education / high school diploma with good results. This means: 

  • For Dutch students: vwo-, havo- or mbo-diploma
  • For German students: Fachabitur or Abitur (Fachhochschulreife or Allgemeine Hochschulreife)
  • For students with other nationalities: senior high school diploma/ GCE or equivalent e.g. the British GCE A-levels or GCSE grades A, B or C, International Baccalaureate, the French Baccalaureat or the American High School (top stream or plus 1 year college)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7920 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2143 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Fontys Academy for Creative Industries (ACI) awards a limited amount of scholarships to students from countries other than those of the European Economic Area (EEA). Two different type of scholarships exist:

  • Holland Scholarship Programme
  • ACI Creative Mind Scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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