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UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail

The Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Fashion Business & Retail have been designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to further study and training in a range of fashion business and retail disciplines.

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 3 Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail (PDF 186KB)

Statement of purpose - UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion Business and Retail (PDF 363KB)

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.

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Qualifications at a glance

Diploma

  • Level - 3
  • Units - 8
  • TQT (hours) - 1,040
  • GLH - 600
  • Typical course duration - 1 year
  • UCAS points - Pass - 36; Merit - 60; Distinction - 84
  • QAN - 601/6483/9
  • Typical progression - Visual merchandising, fashion buying and merchandising, brand management, garment technology

Extended Diploma

  • Level - 3
  • Units - 13
  • TQT (hours) - 2,030
  • GLH - 1,140
  • Typical course duration - 2 years
  • UCAS points - Pass - 72; High Pass - 96; Merit - 120; High Merit - 144; Distinction - 168
  • QAN - 601/6484/0
  • Typical progression - Visual merchandising, fashion buying and merchandising, brand management, garment technology

Specification

UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Fashion Business & Retail specification (PDF 916KB)

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 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Fashion Business & Retail?

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