A-levels or BTEC
Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BBB–CCC (120–96 UCAS Tariff points), or BTEC Extended Diploma DDM–MMM. Our conditional offers typically fall within this range. We are looking for highly motivated and creative students. We will consider you on an individual basis. Your portfolio is the most important and mandatory part of your application. If your predicted or actual grades fall below the range below but you can evidence your thinking, ideas and abilities through a high-quality portfolio we will still consider your application.
Art foundation diploma
Pass. A foundation diploma is not a requirement for entry – it is just one of a range of qualifications that is accepted for admission to this course.
26 points, with three subjects at Higher level.
Access to HE diploma
Pass with 60 credits overall. Art and design courses preferred. At least 45 credits at level 3, and 30 credits must be at merit or above.
Studied before or got relevant experience?
A qualification, HE credits or relevant experience may count towards your course at Brighton, and could mean that you do not have to take some elements of the course or can start in year 2 or 3.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept.
We are looking for highly motivated, ambitious and creative students who are passionate and inquisitive about the subject.
We ask to see an online portfolio of 20–40 pages (drawings, sketchbooks and 3D work) which demonstrate an informed awareness of fashion and textiles, a good understanding of drawing, composition, form, proportion and colour, as well as understanding of visual research and the design process.
It should show evidence of an experimental and enquiring approach to different media and techniques applied to the body and include substantial 2D and 3D experimentation and development work, which demonstrates your personal creative identity and the potential to study fashion design.
Find out more about how to create and submit your portfolio.