Course Overview

Textiles have such a wide range of applications that they affect every aspect of our daily lives.

Fashion and Textiles A level gives you the opportunity to develop your capacity to design and make products and to explore the relations between design, materials, manufacture and marketing.

The subject will enable you to develop a wide range of skills, including working with others, thinking creatively and making quality products in Fashion and Textiles.

This creative and thought-provoking qualification gives students the practical skills, theoretical knowledge and confidence to succeed in a number of careers. Especially those in the creative industries.

You will investigate the historical, social, cultural, environmental and economic influences on fashion and textiles design and technology, whilst enjoying opportunities to put your learning into practice by producing prototypes of your choice.

You will gain a real understanding of what it means to be a designer, alongside the knowledge and skills sought by higher education and employers.

We’re confident you’ll find Fashion and Textiles an exciting and inspirational course.

Entry Requirements

A GCSE grade 4 or above in Maths, English and Science along with a Technology subject would normally be required.

The GCSE in Technology should be a grade 9-4 and preferably be in Fashion & Textiles.

Other Technology or Art subjects, however, can be taken into account.

Detailed Course Information