36 months
11500 EUR/year
11500 EUR/year
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Study a Fashion Design & Manufacture BA (Hons) validated programme at Marbella Design Academy.The Fashion Design & Manufacture Validated programme is validated and awarded by our UK partner, the University of Bedfordshire, and taught at Marbella Design Academy in Spain.

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The Fashion Design and Manufacture (Hons)  Bachelor of Arts  validated programme offered at Marbella Design Academy is designed to accomplish high academic standards in an exciting exploration of the latest techniques and processes of the Fashion Industry.

The highly educated and professional tutors at Marbella Design Academy nurture our students to be individuals, daring them to think out of the box. 

Our students are provided with a high standard academic level in a family-friendly atmosphere and a safe environment.

We teach and encourage design creativity, originality and imagination combined with commercial business sense across most areas of Fashion. Ranging from street wear, sportswear, contemporary fashion, evening wear and “Pret-a-Porter”. We cover “A to Z” of this fantastic industry and we will guide each individual student through the different stages of structured formal education to final Graduation, and to even job application so that they are fully prepared to face their next challenge and their chosen proposed career path.

Class of 2021:

We are proud to celebrate that our students have achieved outstanding results, with 55% of our presenting class of 2021 being awarded a 1st Class with Honours final grade.

Key facts:

Being a professional Fashion Designer is a great career with many opportunities to either create your own brands and collections or to gain employment in one of the numerous fashion houses worldwide.

This innovative course will give you a professional insight to all the different job roles and career opportunities that exist within the fashion industry. You will have the opportunity to learn not only the theoretical and practical skills essential for fashion design, but also essential personal skills such as self-confidence, presentation, organisation, the ability to work with others and an opportunity to discover and express your own creative identity.

Programme Structure


Fundamentals of Design

Fundamentals of Creative Design & of Fashion Design

History of Art & Fashion Design

Communicating Fashion

Basic Production & Technology

Fashion Drawing I

Photoshop I

Illustrator I

Block & Size Specifications

Pattern Cutting

Design Projects I

Project I

Group Project I

Final Project & Portfolio


Fashion Theory

History of Fashion Design II

Sustainability & Ethical Education

Fashion Marketing, Merchandising & Branding

Fashion Production

Fashion Production & Technology II

Fashion Drawing II

Illustrator II

Photoshop II

Fashion Textile & Colour

Design Projects II

Project I

Group Project II

Final Project & Portfolio


Advanced Fashion Design & Management

Fashion Marketing, Merchandising & Range Planning

Intellectual Property for Fashion Business

Collection Development

Advanced Pattern Cutting & Technology

Garment Costing

Fashion Drawing III

Fashion Photography

Final Major Project & Collection

Final Major Project & Portfolio

Work Experience & EVO


Natalia Rivera, BA, as Head of Fashion Design and Manufacture Department.

Eli Cuesta, MA.

Paula Rieksta, BA.

Nuria Rodríguez Ruíz , Fashion Technician.

Jean Pierre Costa, BA.

Other part-time tutors will be met during the year.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS
360 alternative credits
  • 360 CORE CREDITS (UK) = 180 ECTS Points (60 ECTS points per academic year)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who possess a high school diploma or similar level of education can enter the 3-year BA (Hons) Validated programmes at Marbella Design Academy.
  • The Students have to have minimum 17 years of age to enter in the 1st year of the 3 years Bachelor of Arts Validated programmes.
  • For applicants who do not fulfil the academic Entrance Requirements, we will require them to complete our Intensive Foundation Course – Entrance Exam.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • Fees 11.500 Euros per academic year for the Bachelor of Arts validated programme. 500 Euros registration fee (to be paid once only).


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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Fashion Design and Manufacture (Hons)
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