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Fashion and Textiles - Level 3 (Full-Time) at Newcastle College

Course description

This is a specialist course which will develop your skills in this design discipline and prepare you for higher education or employment in all aspects of Fashion and Textiles related subjects.

Course content

  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design
  • Interior design
  • Introduction to workshop practices
  • Developing ideas and concepts
  • Visual communication
  • Drawing and painting
  • Workshop skills
  • Professional practice
  • Graphical presentation
  • Computer aided design
  • Final self directed project

Entry requirements

You should be completing, or have completed, at least one of the following:

  • 5 GCSEs A-C
  • BTEC First Diploma in Art and Design
  • An Intermediate GNVQ in Art and Design
  • An alternative equivalent qualification at the appropriate level

If English is not your first language you will also need an IELTS score of 5.5 or above.

We welcome applications from mature students who would like to get back into design education


The emphasis is on real-life assignments and projects carried out throughout your time at college.

Future opportunities

You could continue your studies by progressing to a Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Interior Design or a related area.

Previous students from this course have progressed to careers such as Retail Merchandiser or Design Assistant.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newcastle College directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2016
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