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Portfolio Preparation Short Courses

Our portfolio preparation courses can help you take your skills to the next level while you develop a portfolio for application to further studies, including foundation, BA or MA - or to go directly into professional practice.

Our short courses take place in the evening, during the day, at weekends and online.

Short Courses

Full Time Portfolio Preparation

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Fashion Folio

An Intensive fashion programme for students to produce a portfolio of work which can be used to apply for an undergraduate or postgraduate fashion programme.

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Graphics Folio

The Graphic Design Portfolio Course at Central Saint Martins provides students with a solid foundation in graphic design or to develop established skills.

Textiles Folio

The Textiles Portfolio provides students with a thorough grounding in the different areas of textile design: Knit, Print and Weave.

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Orientation to Art and Design

Orientation to art and design is a single 7 or 9 week course for students with little or no art and design education.

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Photography Professional Practice and Academic Portfolio Course

Enhance your knowledge of photography through the understanding of professional processes and skills while building of an original portfolio

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Innovative Pattern Cutting for Graduates and Professionals

This course is a highly regarded postgraduate level course for designers, graduates and practising pattern cutters.