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Fashion BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at Burnley College

Course description

This course covers a wide range of practical skills at an advanced level, including illustration and visual presentation, textile development, pattern construction and adaptation, creative design development and garment construction techniques and finishes.

You will study a variety of disciplines such as sculpture, graphic design, photography, life drawing and painting, textiles, surface pattern design, TV, film and media production, acting, directing, stage management, music composition, sound recording, musical theory and instrumental and vocal skills.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language and either Textiles or Art OR a relevant Level 2 Diploma with a Merit grade and a GCSE grade C in English Language and either Textiles or Art.


Assessment is via coursework.

Future opportunities

A number of university programmes and careers including fashion design, fashion retail, buying and merchandising, fashion promotion and styling, journalism and garment, pattern and fabric technology.

Further information

The extensive facilities accessed by our Creative Arts and Media students include Apple Mac and PC suites, art and design studios, a dance studio, a digital video suite including a chroma key studio, industry standard fashion design, textile printing and production facilities, multi-track digital sound recording studios and music and performance rehearsal spaces, including a 160-seater Performance Theatre.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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