Art & Design | UAL Fashion Design and Business | Level 3

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Course Code: FE0769-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: Central Brighton Campus Entry requirements: At least four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English and maths, and evidence of your art/design work Awarding Body: UAL

Why this course?

This course is for aspiring fashion designers who want to develop their skills in designing, making and understanding the fast-paced and exciting world of fashion. Our fashion design and business course has been created to equip you with the skills, knowledge and professional portfolio to develop your career in the fashion industry either as a freelance maker or designer, to study a fashion degree or to enter the industry directly. The course is suitable for students who have an interest in fashion, fashion business and making clothing.


Start dates

September 2021 Apply

Entry requirements

At least four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English and maths, and evidence of your art/design work. 

Entry requirements

Course content

  • Pattern cutting
  • Garment construction
  • Sewing techniques
  • Garment design processes
  • Fashion illustration/drawing to communicate ideas
  • Fashion photography
  • Trend forecasting
  • Knowledge and research about fashion business
  • Retail and visits to exhibitions and fashion shows
  • Work on live assignments and create work based on your own areas of interest in fashion

Why this course?

  • Opportunities to gain valuable work experience through live projects 
  • Taught by fashion industry specialists 
  • Outstanding progression to prestigious universities. 
  • UAL progression promise 
  • Your chosen course will be part of a wider Study Programme

What next?

Most of our Level 3 students go on to higher education including prestigious universities like London School of Fashion, Central Saint Martins and Chelsea to study a specialised aspect of the fashion industry. Others go into internships, direct employment in the fashion industry or fashion retail, self-employment as a maker/designer or onto our Level 4 Creative Enterprise course. 

Future careers

  • Clothing design
  • Footwear
  • Accessories
  • Children's wear
  • Body contour & lingerie
  • Bridal
  • Tailoring
  • Fashion illustration
  • Fashion styling
  • Brand management
  • Fashion retail buying
  • Self-employed maker/designer

Open events

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

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