Textiles & Fashion - A Level (Eduqas)

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Start Date: 06 September 2021
Duration: 2 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Location: Sixth Form College, Angel

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This practical design course in Fashion and Textiles takes a broad experimental approach to a range of textiles practices including dye, print, digital, stitch and embellishment. Through a series of creative projects you will learn how to develop ideas by engaging with drawing and research, how to create textiles samples and realise your ideas into final outcomes. Learning about artists, designers and textiles from diverse cultures will underpin your independent projects and trips to exhibitions will inspire your ideas.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Research and Development of Ideas
  • Drawing and Collage
  • Contextual Research and Understanding
  • Design Development
  • Creative Making & Textiles Techniques 
  • Experimental Garment Construction
  • Project Recording and Presentation

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Grade 5 or above in GCSE English Language
  • Grade 5 or above in GCSE Art and Design, or a related subject*
  • Three further GCSEs at grade 4 or above

If you wish to study 4 A Levels, you will need 7 GCSEs at grade 7 or above, including two at grade 8.

*If you did not study GCSE Art and Design, or a related subject, we will assess your suitability based on a portfolio of work. For help and advice on building your portfolio of work, please click here.

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Final assessment is made up of 60% coursework and 40% externally set assignment.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

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