Course Code: DB1FE018 Fashion - Level 3 Triple Diploma Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 02 Sep 2024 University Centre 2 Years Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryDo you have an eye for style and a passion for creativity? Then Level 3 Fashion Design at the UAL could be the perfect course for you! This two-year course will give you the skills and knowledge to develop your own fashion collections and pursue a career in the fashion industry. You will learn how to create and explore design concepts and use innovative techniques to develop your ideas. You will also have the opportunity to work with industry professionals and collaborate with other students to create unique and inspiring fashion pieces. At the end of your studies you will be able to progress to many different roles with in the fashion design sector or continue to a degree level of study. Your tutors are industry led and will give you a true insight into your creative future in the field of fashion. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to explore your creative potential and gain invaluable industry experience. Enrol today and get ready to take your fashion career to the next level. Entry Requirements4 GCSEs grade 4 or above in English and Maths A successful interview with a tutor The ability to study independently A genuine interest in the subject Good communication skills Hardworking approach towards the industry Essential Skills – English and Maths If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject. Qualification ObtainedApplied General Extended Diploma in Art & Design Industry Placement and Field TripsThe course encourages students to attend the research trips which are organised for the Extended Diploma course. Previous research trips have taken students to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Tate Liverpool, The Walker Art Gallery, Royal Academy, National Gallery, Tate Modern and Tate Britain. Research trips play an important role on the course and student projects. The trips are supplied by the college at no additional cost to students. Learning and Teaching MethodsYear One This year is primarily investigative - testing and exploring, learning visual language, materials processes and techniques, also how to research and contextually understand the wider fashion and art world. Learning how to use the creative process and modify and adapt these processes to suit your working methodology. One unit in your first Year. Unit 1: Diagnostic investigation in Art and Design. Year Two Builds on learning and achievements in Year One. The second year unit is used to refine and develop your skills and our aim is also to support your progression to Higher Education by producing a portfolio of your work ready for interviews. One unit in your second year. Unit 2: Specialist Practice in Art and Design You will be working on practical assignments where you will be producing Fashion work, with a wide variety of techniques, materials, and methods. In addition, you will be given the opportunity to investigate experimental approaches to your work, combining traditional and digital methods. You will be expected to research, plan, explore, develop, produce and then evaluate and reflect on your ideas. The primary teaching method is specialist workshop based demonstration and experimentation which is supported by individual and group based projects and briefs. Assessment MethodsAssessment is specifically designed to include a range of assessment types and styles suited to vocational qualifications in the sector. There are three main forms of assessment: External, Internal and Synoptic. All of these are types of coursework assessments. At the end of your first year you will have an externally set and assessed piece of coursework. Achievement in the qualification requires a demonstration of depth of study in each unit, assured acquisition of a range of practical skills required for employment or progression to HE, and successful development of transferable skills. Students achieving a qualification will have achieved across mandatory units including external and synoptic assessment. Units are assessed using a grading scale of Distinction, Merit, Pass and Unclassified. Other Costs and Equipment NeededStudents will have access to industry standard equipment from the beginning of the course. At the start of the course essential materials such as sketch books are supplied as well as access to specialist and industry standard equipment. Students thereafter, are expected to cover the costs of their art materials and an indicative list of materials is supplied at the start of the course. Students may wish to buy additional sketchbooks and these can be purchased from a wide range of outlets from as much as £3 upwards depending on quality. Students may also wish to purchase additional higher quality materials for designs again these can be purchased or upcycled depending on the project outcomes. Students will also have access to industry standard software such as Photoshop, illustrator and other adobe products. Access to laser cutting and 3D printing is also available to Art & Design students on this course. We have large fully equipped traditional print room that is used to support student projects. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: UAL Regulatory Body: Ofsted Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and ProgressionThe majority of students progress onto degree courses at Blackpool and The Fylde College and other institutions. Degree level study could include: Fashion design and costume Art Design Fashion Photography Graphics Illustration Architecture Creative Industry Administration Management Teaching. You may also wish to consider being employed as a content creator and complete an Apprenticeship in Content Creation. The North West has a burgeoning creative industry supported by significant investment in recent projects including Media City, Salford. However, the multi-disciplinary nature of a diploma in Art and Design means graduating students will develop the skills to work towards a number of different industry environments and respond to a range of varying market demands.