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Qualification name Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation University of the Arts London
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 5th September 2022
Cost description Free for 16 to 18 year olds (subject to ESFA funding rules), if you are aged 19 or over please call for further information.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This Textiles & Surface Design course is designed for you if you have creative flair, talent and a passion or interest in all areas of exploratory textiles but are unsure of how to develop it further into a career in the wide range of creative textile & craft industries.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

4 x GCSEs 9-4/A*-C or equivalent qualifications. GCSE English minimum grade 3/D and Maths 2/E in Maths or Functional Skills Level 1. (If you do not have Maths / English at grade 3 / D you would be required to work towards these qualifications alongside your course).

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The course offers you the opportunity to explore a wide range of career path- ways including textiles for products, interior accessories, costumes, fashion accessories and jewellery, textiles art, surface design and print for fashion, costume, gift wrap wallpaper and interior fabrics, innovative surfaces, print and illustration. You will have opportunities to use traditional and non- traditional textile media, such as paper, fabrics, metal, glass and ceramics. Develop a variety of drawing and printing techniques, digital and surface embellishment, to enhance design ideas for areas such as interior and fashion accessories, and handmade bespoke work. You will learn how to generate, develop and create contemporary ideas in response to challenging briefs and live assignments. You will gain invaluable knowledge and skills in how to become textile makers and/or surface designers through exploration, in specialist studios and workshops, experiencing and combining a wide range of mixed media textile techniques, materials and equipment used within the art and design industries. During your two years with us, you will receive an exciting broad experience and knowledge of 2D and 3D textile materials processes in year 1, this then becomes individually and independently focused throughout year 2, and is designed to enhance and develop your chosen area of textiles and career specialism, within the textile design and art and craft industries.

The Extended Diploma will give you the skills to progress into higher education, a degree or employment.

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