Course Information

Where is the course delivered?

  • Bridgwater campus

Who is the course for?

This course is for those wishing to follow an art-based approach to fashion, textiles and design, concentrating on experimentation with a diverse range of specialist techniques and processes. You will need to have a skill and passion for creativity and be prepared to use drawing and recording of primary research as a starting point for designs. It is essential that you are highly motivated to consistently work on your projects, it is not recommended that you study this subject with more than one other art related subject.

What does the course involve?

Components of the course may include:

  • Fashion design
  • Printmaking
  • Surface pattern
  • Drawing
  • Knitting
  • Weaving
  • Felt making
  • Dyeing
  • Hand and machine stitching
  • Pattern cutting
  • Garment construction

Placements/Work Placements

There are often live briefs and projects that will see you working in the community outside College. There is a strong link to the Fashion Academy and employers beyond the College.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of five GCSEs A* to C or 9 to 5 is recommended for A Level study, including Maths and English. 

A sample of your creative work will need to be seen at interview.

What are the assessment methods?

Your work on the programme is assessed by a range of methods, which includes projects, assignments, case studies, coursework, essays, and presentations throughout the two years. A final exhibition is assessed by an external examiner.

How long is the course?

Two years

Are there any additional costs for the course?

A materials fee is collected at enrolment and additional costs for residential trips, such as our New York residential need to be paid.

Awarding Body

Edexcel

Further Information