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English Plus Fashion (Year Round)

English Plus Fashion (Year Round)

College
London College of Fashion
Level of English required
Pre-intermediate or above

English Plus Fashion allows you to combine your English course at UAL Language Centre with different fashion topics at London College of Fashion throughout the year.

I have been here for around 2 months and I’m already very glad to learn more about fashion in such a prestigious University. Moreover, the way of teaching, the quality of my course and the broad approach of my teacher let me think that this is the best place to study fashion. Julie, France

Hours per week


Why choose English Plus Fashion Year-round?


English Plus Fashion Year Round provides English courses as well as learning about fashion topics. The course covers 6 topics, giving you the opportunity to try a different fashion subject every 4 weeks. If you attend for the full 24 weeks you will receive an overview of the industry and an idea of where you might excel if you are considering further study.

Most topics are design or business based, except for English Plus Simple Garment Making, where you will be using industrial sewing machines. The tutors on this course all teach at London College of Fashion, and many of them combine teaching with working in the fashion industry.

The English courses at UAL Language Centre are British Council-accredited

Key features


What is included?

  • 15 hours of General or Academic English tuition per week, Monday to Friday
  • seven hours of fashion studies over two days per week
  • regular tutorials and reviews
  • free Wi-Fi access across all UAL sites
  • independent study facilities
  • insurance
  • certificate of attendance from the Language Centre and London College of Fashion.

Are materials included?

Basic materials will be provided, students are expected to bring their own pencils, brushes, sketch book, scissors and craft knife, and a camera for recording three dimensional work and visual research.

How many students in a class?

For English language classes, the average number of students in a class is 12 students and the maximum is 15.
For fashion classes, the average is 12 students, and the maximum is 16.

What is the minimum age?

16.

Do I need to have experience in the subject I want to study?

No, this course is designed as an introduction to fashion.

Level of English required?

Pre-intermediate.

Not sure? Check your language Level.

Timetable - courses starting in 2019


27 August 2019: Fashion PR and Marketing

Learn about job roles which help to create a successful fashion image. Explore how PR and marketing work together to generate sales and brand awareness.

  • Overview of PR and Marketing in Fashion
  • The fashion calendar and press releases
  • Media and communication in fashion

23 September 2019: Fashion - Styling the image

Learn about styling and the different roles for stylists within the fashion industries.

  • Role of a stylist
  • Moodboards and trends
  • Photoshoot in a studio

21 October 2019: Simple Garment Making

Learn how clothes are put together in this introduction to sewing. Make a garment from a bought pattern, and the end of the course you should have a completed piece.

  • Preparing a pattern and cutting fabric
  • Construction methods
  • Garment creation and finishing techniques

18 November 2019: Visual Display

Gain an insight into the key roles and responsibilities of a visual merchandiser. Analyse shop floor plans and fixtures and fittings within a space.

  • The importance of visual merchandising
  • Understanding brands and customers
  • Window concepts and store layouts

2019 course dates and fees


These courses can be booked between 4-24 weeks in 4-week blocks.

Course dates 2019

  • 27 August
  • 23 September
  • 21 October
  • 18 November

Course fees 2019

  • 4 weeks: £1,860
  • 8 weeks: £3,600
  • 12 weeks: £5,400
  • 16 weeks: £6,960
  • 20 weeks: £8,700
  • 24 weeks: £10,080

The Language Centre holiday is 27 - 31 May 2019 and there will not be any classes in that week.

Please note, Monday 26 August 2019 is a UK public bank holiday so classes that week will begin on Tuesday 27 August.

Read about how to book and pay for your course.

Timetable - courses starting in 2020


Our four week blocks take place twice at different times of the year, so you can choose the dates that suit you best.

6 January 2020 or 29 June 2020: Fashion - Styling the Image

Learn about fashion styling and the different roles for stylists within the fashion industries.

  • Role of a stylist
  • Moodboards and trends
  • Photoshoot in a studio

3 February 2020 or 27 July 2020: Visual Display

Gain an insight into the key roles and responsibilities of a visual merchandiser. Analyse shop floor plans and fixtures and fittings within a space.

  • The importance of visual merchandising
  • Understanding brands and customers
  • Window concepts and store layouts

2 March 2020 or 24 August 2020: Fashion PR and Marketing

Learn about job roles which help to create a successful fashion image. Explore how PR and marketing work together to generate sales and brand awareness.

  • Overview of PR and marketing in fashion
  • The fashion calendar and press releases
  • Fashion media and communication

30 March 2020 or 21 September 2020: Fashion Drawing

Learn about the importance of drawing in a fashion context throughout the design process. Understand how to communicate your ideas more effectively and start to prepare a collection of work for your portfolio.

  • Learning how to draw fashion figures
  • Understanding proportions
  • Innovative drawing methods
  • Exploring colour

27 April 2020 or 19 October 2020: Fashion Design

Learn the principles of fashion design and be inspired through doing research, creating moodboards and developing your own fashion ideas.

  • Trends research overview
  • Doing your own research projects
  • Using multiple techniques to develop your own designs
  • Creating your own mini-collections

1 June 2020 or 16 November 2020 : Simple Garment Making

Learn how clothes are put together in this introduction to sewing. Make a garment from a bought pattern, and the end of the course you should have a completed piece.

  • Preparing a pattern and cutting fabric
  • Construction methods
  • Garment creation and finishing techniques

2020 course dates and fees


These courses can be booked between 4 to 24 weeks in 4-week blocks.

Course dates 2020

  • 6 January 2020
  • 3 February 2020
  • 2 March 2020
  • 30 March 2020
  • 27 April 2020
  • 1 June 2020
  • 29 June 2020
  • 27 July 2020
  • 24 August 2020
  • 21 September 2020
  • 19 October 2020
  • 16 November 2020

Course fees 2020

  • 4 weeks: £1,900
  • 8 weeks: £3,680
  • 12 weeks: £5,520
  • 16 weeks: £7,120
  • 20 weeks: £8,900
  • 24 weeks: £10,320

The Language Centre holiday is 25-29 May 2020 and there will not be any classes in that week.

Read about how to book and pay for your course.

Any questions?


Email: language-centre@arts.ac.uk.

Phone: +44 (0)20 7514 2309

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