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Fashion and Clothing (Level 3)


Why study this course?

You will learn the technical skills that are essential to bring your creative ideas to life, and enable you to generate an innovative portfolio of your ideas and samples.

What will I study?

You will work with a wide range of materials to create garments using the design process. You will also learn how to use artist and design references to support your own practical work. Additionally, you will learn about the importance of a professional approach to your work. This includes building portfolios, interview skills and application to higher education or employment.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This Level 3 qualification can help you find employment, or give you the UCAS points needed for university. It will prepare you for undergraduate study, such as the HNC and HND Fashion & Textiles course available at Tresham College or Bedford College.

Are there any additional costs?

• Drawing materials (drawing pads, sketchbooks, pens, pencils, fabrics etc.)
• Two trips per year approx. £15 per trip

If you are aged 19 or over, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Entry is subject to a successful interview which must be supported with a portfolio.

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Art & Design UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required

UCAS points available

Up to 168