UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design (Fashion & Textiles) — Overview
This is a fast-paced and practical route, giving you the skills to develop ideas and design for a range of areas in the fashion and textiles industries.
This course is for the makers and the designers.
With projects across fashion, textiles, styling, promotion and fashion business, you will discover your strengths and define your future path.
You’ll sample extensively across a variety of techniques and processes, developing an innovative approach.
Learning is supported by industry standard facilities including industrial sewing machines, textile printing, photography and film equipment, Adobe creative software, and trend forecasting tools such as WGSN – with access to facilities at our undergraduate campus, such as 3D printing, laser cutting and more.
You will have the chance to market your finished products in pop-up shops, such as our student led annual Design to Sell event.
We also have an established work placement offer, providing opportunities to work with companies such as matchesfashion.com and Hunger magazine.
We guarantee our Extended Diploma students a place on one of our BA (Hons) programmes if they achieve a Merit or higher in their final assessment and meet any additional entry criteria.
Students tell us that they are treated as adults in a professionally stimulating and enjoyable learning community. Our students regularly curate public catwalk shows, drawing in large crowds with their fashion-forward designs. This is a great opportunity for them to develop their professional practice and showcase their work to the public.
Many of our students choose to continue their studies with us on degree programmes across art, design and media.
Future careers could include: fashion designer, interior designer, stylist, textile designer, print designer, costumier, or milliner.
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