Experience national and international visits, and see your creative work on the catwalk.

Level 1 – Explore your creativity. This course will focus on developing vocational technical skills alongside English, Maths and personal skills. You will explore a broad range of art and design topics including drawing, painting, computer aided design, graphic design, photography and printmaking.

Level 2 – Develop and explore your creativity. Ideal if you are interested in the practical nature of art and design and want a hands-on course which can help you progress to a higher level. You will take part in classroom sessions to help build your general knowledge of a range of skills and techniques in creative arts and maths and English.

Level 3 – This course is designed for students who wish to specialise in fashion, textiles and interior design. You will learn the essential skills of fashion and interior design and be encouraged to develop your own style and individuality. All students can show their collections on the catwalk at the annual fashion show and exhibition.

Key elements:

  • Fashion design
  • Printed textiles
  • Pattern cutting, garment manufacture
  • Fashion history
  • Fashion Marketing & management
  • Drawing
  • Maths & English
  • Work experience
  • Surface pattern
  • Illustration
  • Constructed textiles
  1. Enthusiastic, expert tutors.
  2. National and international trips.
  3. Excellent equipment and facilities.
  4. Opportunity for work experience in local studios.
  5. End of year fashion show and exhibition.

Fashion Designer, Furniture Designer, Illustrator, Printing Industry Worker, Teacher, Interior Designer, Costume Designer, Model, Soft Furnisher, Marketer, Fashion Buyer, Window Dresser, Journalist, Stylist, Shoe Designer, Dresser, Freelance Artist, Printing Industry Worker, Magazine Layout Designer, Fashion Historian, Fashion Merchandising, Display and Exhibition Planner, Jewellery Designer, Set Designer, Textile Artist, Accessories Designer.

What can I go on to do?

  • Enter employment
  • An apprenticeship
  • Progress to a degree programme or other higher education programme

If you are aged 16-19 and have not achieved GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths, any programme you choose will require you to continue studying English and maths.

95% of students that applied to university from East Coast College gained a place

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design

  • 1 Year

  • Level 2

  • Full-time

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Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design

  • 1 Year

  • Level 1

  • Full-time

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Fashion for Business & Retail Level 3

  • 2 Years

  • Level 3

  • Full-time

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FdA in Fashion and Textiles

  • 2 Years

  • Level 5

  • Full-time

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