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Art & Design BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at East Berkshire College

Course description

This is a level 3 diploma consisting of 18 units that will give you the skills and knowledge to progress on to University or to become involved in the fashion/retail industry.

From fashion visualisation, garment production through pattern cutting, and fashion promotion, styling.

You will have a broad portfolio of work to take the next step in your career.

Entry requirements

A level 2 diploma in art & design, or 4 GCSE's at grade C, a portfolio of artwork that demonstrates your interest and commitment to this subject - this to be shown at interview.


Your work will be assessed at regular points throughout the course and graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction.

After 2 years you will receive a diploma that will have a profile of one of these grades.

Future opportunities

  • An HND in Fashion design, or a B.A. Hons in fashion, or seeking employment within the retail/fashion or fashion promotion industry.
  • Becoming a freelance fashion designer, a stylist, a fashion media worker, working for another established company within the fashion industry.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 May 2016

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