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UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail

The UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail provides students with an understanding of fashion business and retail through a broad diagnostic experience that prepares them for the reality of the sector and progression paths available to them.

The qualification has been designed for students who have an interest in fashion business and retail who wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience.

Please read the UAL Awarding Body statements of purpose for these qualifications:

Statement of purpose - UAL Level 2 Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail (PDF 164KB)

Contact

To find out more about the academic content of this qualification please contact academic.awarding@arts.ac.uk.

For all non-academic enquires please chose an appropriate department via our Contact Us page.

Student fashion collections on display at an exhibition.

Qualifications at a glance

Award

  • Level - 2
  • Units - 2
  • TQT (hours) - 100
  • GLH - 60
  • Typical course duration - 6-8 weeks
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/6481/5
  • Typical progression - Visual merchandising, fashion buying and merchandising, brand management, garment technology

Diploma

  • Level - 2
  • Units - 8
  • TQT (hours) - 850
  • GLH - 480
  • Typical course duration - 1 year
  • UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) - N/A
  • QAN - 601/6482/7
  • Typical progression - Visual merchandising, fashion buying and merchandising,
    brand management, garment technology

Specification and documents

UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail specification (PDF 1.5 MB)

UAL Level 2 Grade Criteria Exemplification Matrix V1.0 (PDF 184KB)

Stakeholder support

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with subject practitioners and further education colleges to ensure that it provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to prepare learners for employment and/or support a role in the workplace.

Letters of support for this qualification are available on request by emailing qualdev.awarding@arts.ac.uk.

Working with us

Interested in delivering the UAL Level 2 Award and Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail?

Visit the Working with us page for information on the approval process for new and existing centres.