Art and Design UAL Diploma Level 2 at New College Nottingham
This course is accredited by the University of the Arts London awarding body, Europe's largest specialist arts and design university.
Fashion retail is an ever-changing industry, particularly with the growth of online fashion retail sites and the advent of designer clothing. Explore this and more on this one year course which will open your eyes up to the many opportunities that exist in fashion retail.
You’ll carry out a work placement as part of the course and alongside this you’ll get to complete a portfolio of reports, presentations and creative projects.
Our industry links provide amazing opportunities for our students. Our partnership with House of Fraser led to fashion retail students styling and development the look-book used by House of Fraser personal shopper staff to help customers find clothing and accessories based on the latest trends. This is just one example of our students getting real hands on experience in a real working environment.
This course consists of the following:
Term 1 - Award in Art & Design
The first term provides an opportunity for students to explore their interest in art and design using various materials, methods and processes that support many art and design activities to include:
- Pattern & texture
- Colour work
- Exploration of ideas
Term 2 - Full Diploma
The full diploma will complete the course enabling students to build their skills, knowledge and understanding acquired through the Award. Students will increase their self-confidence, and understanding of the career demands and opportunities within art and design. Students will also be involved in an annual studio-based art show.
The course will provide skills and knowledge in the following:
Projects often link to live briefs and competitions.
Students must have ONE of the following:
- 4 GCSEs (3 at grades A*-D and 1 at grade A*-E) including English & Maths
- Level 1 qualification at merit, plus GCSE English & Maths (1 at grade A*-D and 1 at grade A*-E)
- Equivalent qualifications - Functional Skills may be accepted in place of GCSE Maths and/or English
A portfolio of art & design work is also required. Applications from mature students are welcomed.
Adults 19+ who have industry experience BUT do not have the necessary qualifications can be invited in for interview.
Assessment is continuous and will consist of a portfolio of reports, presentations and creative projects plus a final major project at the end of the year.
- UAL Extended Diploma in Design, Fine Art or Fashion
- Certificate and Diploma courses in Retail and Fashion
If you would like to find out more about how this could unfold for you, our advisors are on hand to help – just click the Contact an Advisor option to the right.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.