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Level 3

Fashion & Textile Design | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Practice | Level 3


Do you aspire for a career within the specialist area of fashion or textile design, then this is the course for you. It is a fast-paced and practical route, giving you the skills to develop ideas and design for a range of areas within the fashion and textiles creative industries sector.

You will develop your individual skills in pattern cutting, illustration, drawing, and construction and you’ll build a knowledge of traditional and digital printing skills using industry-standard facilities within our exciting and vibrant creative industries department. You will have the opportunity to discover your strengths and passion through projects and practical workshops enabling you to choose your specialism and focus on one of the many topic areas, bringing your creativity to life and defining your future path. All teaching staff are experts in their fields, are practicing professionals and are passionate about encouraging their students to uniquely expand their fashion and textiles skills.

  • Design studios
  • Specialist print and sewing workshops (with digital printer, laser cutter, industrial and domestic sewing machines)
  • Live projects commissioned by internal and external clients
  • An impressive alumni profile

This course can be studied over two years; the UAL Diploma is completed in the first year and the UAL Extended Diploma in the second year.

The Fashion & Textiles team also has their very own website, where you can view student and alumni work, and find out more about the course and our fantastic facilities. Visit Fashion | Fashion Textile Design | England

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To join this Level 3 course, you should have at least four GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above, including English and maths, or a Level 2 qualification. You should also have a portfolio of your art/design work. If you do not have the above grades, you can start on Level 2 Art & Design.


If you want to find out more about what Northbrook College has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
Visit our one of our specialist campuses to see our industry-standard facilities and meet our expert tutors.