fashion & textiles foundation

The fashion and textiles foundation course is a preparation course for university for any student that has a keen interest in fashion.

The course offers a broad range of specialisms that include life drawing, painting, fashion, textiles, fine art, 3D Design, graphic illustration an installation art. This course has a strong art and design bias.  You will learn to develop concepts in a creative design / craft studio environment with support from our knowledgeable and dedicated art team. There are a broad range of future careers available to you, and previous students have gone on to work in the commercial fashion sector, accessory design, textile design, theatre costume design, graphic design, fine arts and photography.

We also offer Art, Architecture and Media Foundation Courses

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  • Key Course Information
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  • Student Portfolio Work
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These are the entry requirements for our Fashion & Textiles Foundation Course.

  SEPTEMBER START JANUARY START
COURSE LEVEL RQF LEVEL 3 RQF LEVEL 3
AGE AT START OF COURSE 16.5 17
ENGLISH LEVEL IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5

Here’s some key information about the Fashion & Textiles Foundation Course.

FASHION & TEXTILES September Start January Start
Minimum Age 16.5 17
Course Length 3 terms 2 terms*
Start Dates 2nd September 2019 6th January 2020
English Language Requirement IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5
Hours of study per week 23 (24 in term one) >30
Location Cambridge Cambridge
Tuition Fees per Term £6700 £6700
Accommodation Options Residential or Homestay Homestay

You will study the following subjects on the Fashion & Textiles foundation course.

  • Sculpture & 3D Studies
  • Life Drawing
  • Fine Art
  • Photography
  • Textiles & Textural Studies
  • History of Art
  • Portfolio & E-Portfolio
  • English (IELTS/EAP)
  • University Preparation Course

Read the full Fashion & Textiles Foundation Course Syllabus here

Here’s some of our recent fashion & textile student portfolio work

To apply for a course, go to our APPLY page. You can choose to apply online or download our application forms and scan them to us. Please ensure you read the instructions on the page so you complete the correct forms.