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August 2022
2 Years
Course code ALADTD1LC

Fashion and Textiles Design, A Level

This subject will offer an exciting opportunity to embrace textile art, textile design and elements of fashion looking at the design industry from an artist’s perspective. It will introduce you to the contemporary approach of the industry and encourage you to flourish as a potential textile designer, looking at a variety of techniques.

You will also cover a printing unit, looking at techniques such as shibori and screen-printing. You will combine your practical work with theory, research, and presentation skills, enabling you to develop fully as a budding designer or textile artist.

How will I be assessed?

Component 1 - personal investigation (60%) of qualification/120 marks.

Component 2 - externally set assignment (40%) of qualification/80 marks.

What could I do after this course?

This programme could lead to degree-level study, such as Weston College’s Art and Design UAL Foundation (pre-degree) or in BA (Hons) Art and Design at University Centre Weston.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English and maths, and grade 5 or above in an art-based subject.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What our students say

Lilly Greer, Level 3 Art and Design


Lilly Greer

"My experience with the course so far has really helped me gain confidence in my work and allowed me to explore my creative freedom."

Former school: Backwell School

Studied: Level 3 Art and Design

What next? Thinking of going to university to study illustration or graphic design

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