Fashion and Textiles at Gloucestershire College - UCAS

Course summary

This is an industry focused Higher Education Course that allows you to develop a range of extensive skills in Fashion Design. You should have the opportunity to work in a variety of fashion specialisms through a range of different learning and teaching methods. You are encouraged to work creatively within an realistic industry environment that will equip you with skills to progress into this highly competitive and exciting area. This course offers an exciting fusion between textiles and fashion and explores contemporary trends in this area. Students have the opportunity to showcase their work through catwalks, roadshows and pop up boutiques. This programme is designed to be a two year HND level 5 course which is the equivalent of the first two years of a degree programme. On completion of the first year (at HNC level 4) accreditation can be claimed. What your studies may include Print, textiles, promotion and retail advances will be explored as well as learning more traditional techniques in pattern cutting and garment production. Field trips/Industry links The fashion academy has built strong relationships with industry partners that offer mentoring internship and fashion experience. There will be the opportunity to participate in exciting live projects including Cheltenham Fashion Week, Gloucester Fashion Week, and a variety of events throughout your studies. How you will be assessed: Assessment is through ongoing assessment and coursework. You will be expected to do approximately 10 hours per week study outside of college time. You can view more about the course on our Facebook page:


  • Professional Development
  • Contextual Studies
  • Individual Project ( Pearsons set)
  • Techniques and Practices, Fashon and Textiles practices
  • Pattern Cutting & Garment Making
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Surface Pattern
  • Conceptual Practice
  • Art Direction
  • Material Selection & Specification
  • Professional Practice
  • Applied practice Collaborative project (persons set)
  • Advanced Fashion Studies
  • Advanced Textiles Studies.
Total Y1 units at level 4 = 8/Total Y2 units at level 5 = 6 Total of level 4 credits in Y1 = 120/Total of level 5 credits in Y2 = 120

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature students (over 21) are welcome and encouraged to apply. Any mature applicants that do not meet the UCAS point requirement will be assessed in terms of appropriate experience, knowledge, or industry-based qualifications. We will consider prior learning, life experience and/or work experience but also explore alternative options with you to set you on your path to your goal.

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Additional entry requirements


To study Higher Education at Gloucestershire College, normally applicants will be required to have GCSE English and Mathematics grade 4 (C) or above or have comparable/equivalent qualifications.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2
IELTS (Academic)5.5Across all skills.

The College also accepts a range of international English qualifications and English language tests that demonstrate the required level of English language proficiency. The ability to demonstrate the required level of proficiency in English and Maths, through an appropriate assessment at the College’s discretion may be considered. All course offer decisions are based on an applicant's individual circumstances and the College will approach each application on a case by case basis.

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7400 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7400 Year 1
Scotland £7400 Year 1
Wales £7400 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Fashion and Textiles at Gloucestershire College - UCAS