Access to HE Diploma (Fashion Studies) Diploma Specification, Rules of Combination and Approved Units
Qualification Aim Number: 40010570

Credit Value: 60
Guided Learning Hours: 450-600

Information for centres

How can we deliver this qualification?

You can enquire about becoming an approved centre for delivering Access to HE Diplomas by completing the Centre Approval Enquiry Form.

You can find out more about the delivery of the Access to HE Diploma by reading our Access to HE Brochure and the OCN London Access to HE Diploma Guide.

Information for learners

Is this the right qualification for you?

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Fashion Studies) is a Level 3 qualification which prepares people without traditional qualifications for study at university.

The qualification gives you the relevant academic knowledge and creative skills needed for higher education study and the opportunity to develop study skills to help you to succeed.

Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Fashion. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study:

  • Fashion Design and Development
  • Fashion and Textiles
  • Fashion Promotion
  • Fashion Styling
  • Fashion Photography
  • Costume
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Media and Communication and a range of combined and related degrees.

Some colleges may offer internal progression to fashion related Foundation Degrees.

You can find out more about the Access to HE Diploma in our Guide for Learners and Learner Area.

Where can you study this Access to HE Diploma?

Access to HE Diplomas are delivered by OCN London centres including Further Education Colleges, and Adult and Community Education Centres. The following centres are approved to deliver this qualification:

Morley College
South Thames College
Southwark College

You can find out more about these centres and the Diplomas that they offer by visiting their pages in our Access to HE Course Directory and by contacting them directly.

You can also study for an Access to HE Diploma in Art and Design, Design or Creative and Digital Media.