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    So my sixth form was fairly small very traditional, meaning they didn't offer subjects like Design, Textiles, or even subjects like sociology, psychology, media, etc etc..

    My a-levels were:
    Economics - B
    Religious Studies - B
    Maths - C
    Furhter Maths AS - C

    I'm now at Sussex Uni studying International Development, but i've always been interested in fashion and i'm now thinking of dropping out and applying to Brighton Uni to do Fashion with Business

    Obviously my a-levels are not really relevant to fashion at all, but aside from this I have made and sold my own clothes now, my brand is called Sullen Girl UK and i've put together 2 full collections so far


    Do you think that my experience with selling my own clothes would be enough to get me into a fashion degree despite my lack of creative subjects/qualifications?
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    As far as I understand you can apply with any a-levels so long as you have a strong portfolio of work (conceptual work and sketches, photos of finished products etc)
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    (Original post by AmeliaLost)
    As far as I understand you can apply with any a-levels so long as you have a strong portfolio of work (conceptual work and sketches, photos of finished products etc)
    Thank you!
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    To get onto an fashion degree you will need more of a creative/artistic portfolio of sketches and designing for fashion. When you say 'made', have you sewed all of the clothing yourself, or just designed the logos? Your brand and experience at selling clothes won't be enough to get you into a fashion degree by itself, it will simply be a perk/extra.

    They will want to see an artistic side to you, with a wide range of fashion styles and designs with unusual patterns and shapes etc. A fashion degree would normally require an a level in either art or textiles but as you don't have that either see how much you can develop your portfolio on your own or look at online examples of what your proposed course requires. Although i expect that without an artistic a level you may have to do an art foundation course before you can get on the course. Hope this helps
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    (Original post by Tithan)
    To get onto an fashion degree you will need more of a creative/artistic portfolio of sketches and designing for fashion. When you say 'made', have you sewed all of the clothing yourself, or just designed the logos? Your brand and experience at selling clothes won't be enough to get you into a fashion degree by itself, it will simply be a perk/extra.

    They will want to see an artistic side to you, with a wide range of fashion styles and designs with unusual patterns and shapes etc. A fashion degree would normally require an a level in either art or textiles but as you don't have that either see how much you can develop your portfolio on your own or look at online examples of what your proposed course requires. Although i expect that without an artistic a level you may have to do an art foundation course before you can get on the course. Hope this helps
    very helpful, thank you!
 
 
 
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