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UAL Fashion Business & Digital Marketing Diploma Level 3

Level 3 - Advanced

UAL Fashion Business & Digital Marketing Diploma Level 3

Only course of its kind in the West!

A variety of employable career paths within the fashion industry, including, buying, merchandising, communications, promotions, styling and many more.

Digital employable software skills.

Fantastic progression opportunities into top creative universities.

State of the art facilities and industry experienced lecturers.

Studying this course, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of fashion business and retail and prepares you for the reality of the sector. The qualification has been designed to incorporate a strong element of vocational learning to provide you with the understanding, knowledge and skills identified as necessary for future progression and employment.
Fashion Business and Retail Units 1 and 2, provide an introduction to the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to explore, enhance and sustain your creative development and determine a standard from which all other activities and learning will develop. 

The UAL Level 3 Diploma in Fashion Business and Digital Marketing is made up of eight units and students must successfully complete all of them – all units are mandatory. All units are delivered through vocational learning, here are some that are covered;

- An introduction to a range of elements that contribute to the fashion retail environment

- An introduction to the diversity of roles and activities within the fashion retail sector, and the skills needed for a career in fashion business and retail

- An introduction to the history and context of the fashion retail industry and an awareness of the value of contextual research in informing knowledge and ideas

- An introduction to the specific skills, attributes and methods required for communicating ideas in fashion business and retail and alternative approaches for effectively communicating to a wide range of audiences

- An introduction to fashion production and an understanding of the specific roles and responsibilities of the operations team in a fashion business and an opportunity to integrate and apply learning in a fashion production and operations context.

Awarded by UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail on completion of this course.



Matthew Boulton College



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* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 35 Weeks

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English.

Students are assessed via a ‘Final Major Project’ which takes place at the end of the course when they are at their best. This large project allows students to demonstrate all the learning that has taken place through completion of the other units. This unit is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction and determines the overall qualification grade.

On successfully completing the UAL Level 2 Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail students can progress to further study at level 3 in Fashion Clothing Design or Fashion Business & Retail. Alternatively students may progress directly into entry-level roles in the creative industries.

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