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Art and Design: Fashion and Graphics BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Cowley International College

Course description

This creative course is interesting and flexible and allows
students to investigate, design and to create 3 dimensional
artefacts. Students can choose to specialise in either fashion
or graphics depending upon their area of interest.

Within fashion, students study elements of fashion,
textiles and design to create 3 dimensional costumes.
Within graphics, students design and create advertising and
promotional materials such as point of sale or product designs
used for packaging.

This creative course gives students the chance to develop practical
skills and the confidence to design and create artefacts. This course provides students with ‘real life’ design skills relevant to today’s environment using traditional and modern technology.

Depending upon areas of interest, projects could include:
point of sale displays, packaging designs, fashion shows,
fashion design, interior design, decorative techniques,
CAD /CAM and digital printing.

Entry requirements

Students should have at least 5 GCSE’s at grade C or above and
be competent in numeracy and communication. GCSE or BTEC
in Art and Design, Graphics or Textiles is desirable, but not

Students must be sufficiently committed and motivated to
carry out independent study, research and practical work.
Such qualities are considered vital for success in this course.

Future opportunities

Careers in the fashion and graphics industry include: Graphical
designer, Advertising, Retail, Fashion designer, Textile designer,
Costume designer, Purchasing, Interior designer or Sportswear

For those who wish to continue their education, there are
degrees / HND courses in Graphic or Fashion design, Advertising,
Retail, Historical and theatrical costume, Textile design,
Interior design, Sportswear design and Technical textiles.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 February 2017

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