Fashion, Textiles & Clothing Level 3 Extended Diploma

23097W1 | School for the Arts, Wigan
Start Date | 03/09/2018
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

If you are enthusiastic about fashion and its trends, then this course will enable you to acquire the skills and knowledge to pursue a career within the Fashion industry either by progression to a higher education course or by employment as a junior fashion designer or pattern cutter.

What will I study?

You will develop your skills in Fashion Studies (Fashion Design, Computer Aided Design, Garment Production and Pattern cutting) along with supporting work in Visual Studies, Life Drawing, Textiles and Fashion Illustration). The emphasis of this course is on the application of the fashion skills you will learn and during the course you will develop a personal portfolio of work.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years

How will I be assessed?

Work is project based and is assessed throughout the course. A range of methods are used including external projects. You are encouraged to evaluate your own progress using your own initiative and through tutorials.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-C / 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English and an art related subject.

What can I progress onto?

On to a BA Honours degree course. Previous students have progressed onto top universities across the UK including Glasgow, The Slade and London College of Fashion as well as the Foundation Degree in Creative Industries at the University Centre Wigan & Le

Other Information

You will be taught by qualified lecturers who are also practising artists and designers. Opportunities for work experience, work related learning and guest speakers to underpin the professional creative elements of the course are part of your learning. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £8373.00 3F

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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