Thank you for contacting Central Saint Martins. You will first need to complete a one year Foundation Diploma in Art & Design after High School / A-levels / BTEC. We do not accept application to the BA Fashion course with only A-levels / BTEC qualifications. The Foundation course will develop your fashion skills, fashion portfolio and prepare you for a specific pathway on BA Fashion. The Foundation course is a set entry requirement.
Ideally you need to have at least a minimum of one main art or design related subject and a portfolio when applying to the Foundation course.
The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at CSM offers six curriculum areas, each offering a range of pathway options. You need to apply to one of the following curriculum areas. The curriculum areas and their pathway options are:
Fashion, Textiles and Styling
o Styling for Fashion & Textiles pathway
o Video and Photography
o Fine Art Practice
Graphic and Communication Design
o Graphic Design
Performance Design and Practice
Three Dimensional Design and Architecture
o 3D Design
o Fashion Jewellery and Accessories
o Architecture and Spatial Design
You can apply from mid October to the end of January each year, it is a direct application to CSM. Portfolio reviews will be after the application deadline and are from February to March each year. Please visit the links below for all the relevant information on this course, including the structure of the course, portfolio advise etc.