London College of Contemporary Arts

Introduction

London College of Contemporary Arts is dedicated to the teaching of several creative industries; fashion and design, photography, graphics and multimedia and are each taught in our central London campus.

Our number one priority is ensuring the employability of our graduates, and we understand that a qualification alone isn’t always enough to differentiate you from the job-market competition.

That’s why we offer career-focused courses – hands-on lessons that combine traditional classroom learning with practical activities and relevant case studies.

And with a brand new central London campus in Holborn, you’ll never be short of inspiration at LCCA.

INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE

The creative industries – ranging from advertising to architecture and fashion to film – constitute one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. The creative industries are a key sector for jobs, growth and innovation. The creative industries contribute 6% of the country’s GDP, employs over 2 million people, and is forecast to play a bigger role in coming years.

Graduating students leave LCCA as ambitious, passionate and highly creative individuals whom are well place to embark on a successful career in their chosen specialism.

MAKING ART WORK

We proactively encourage you to explore your creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship - recognise these skills and you are on the way to success. During your time at LCCA you will be introduced to new ideas, talented artists, and creative spaces in and around London, providing you with a prime opportunity to enter into, and be successful in, the exciting world of the arts.

THEORY AND PRACTICE

We aim to provide you with a balanced and hands-on experience of creative processes and academic theory, by continually inspiring you to use your natural talents, engage you through practical work, and provide opportunity for discussion and reflection.

CREATIVE FUTURES

Our courses are specifically designed to help develop your ideas and ambitions, and aim to ensure that the knowledge and expertise acquired also opens the doors to professions where you can make full use of your new skills and experiences. We want you to be successful, benefiting from a high level of job satisfaction, so our courses always provide you with specialist and invaluable industry experience.

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Programs

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Courses

3D Studio Max Basics

Campus Part time 10 weeks January 2016 United Kingdom London

The 3D Studio Max Basics course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of this industry standard software. This course also provides a strong understanding of the principals of visual language, boosting the learner confidence in decision making and helping to develop their eye for design. [+]

The 3D Studio Max Basics course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of this industry standard software. This course also provides a strong understanding of the principals of visual language, boosting the learner confidence in decision making and helping to develop their eye for design. Course Requirements: Minimum age: 18 years of age English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. [-]

Advanced Pattern Cutting

Campus Part time 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London

The Advanced Pattern Cutting Course at LCCA focuses on the more advanced areas of pattern cutting, such as contour cutting which is used in corsetry, evening wear and theatrical garments. Then moving on to draping, to create an elegant flow to garments. [+]

The Advanced Pattern Cutting Course at LCCA focuses on the more advanced areas of pattern cutting, such as contour cutting which is used in corsetry, evening wear and theatrical garments. Then moving on to draping, to create an elegant flow to garments. For the final 3 weeks, students will receive a designer brief, where they choose on garment from a catwalk show, and recreate this garment using the skills previously learnt. Course Requirements: Minimum age: 18 years of age English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. [-]

Creative Fashion Illustrations

Campus Full time 3 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

By studying the Creative Fashion Illustrations short course at LCCA, you gain an understanding of drawing fashion illustrations using a creative and unique approach. [+]

By studying the Creative Fashion Illustrations short course at LCCA, you gain an understanding of drawing fashion illustrations using a creative and unique approach. You will also benefit from being taught by friendly and expert staff who are practicing professionals with extensive expertise in Higher Education. Undergoing this engaging and extensive programme of tutorials, seminars and high-profile visiting lecturers in the heart of London, will equip you with a range of skills. In addition, you will be encourage to develop your own style and presentational skills. You will also be introduced to Adobe Photoshop and use it to enhance your portfolio of illustrations. Course Requirements Minimum age: 16 English proficiency: intermediate Eligible to study in the UK [-]

Digital Graphic Design Fundementals

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course will offer you a solid introduction to the Adobe Creative Suite 6* applications: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. You will gain a strong understanding of the principals of visual language, boosting your confidence in decision making and helping to develop your eye for design. [+]

This course will offer you a solid introduction to the Adobe Creative Suite 6* applications: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. You will gain a strong understanding of the principals of visual language, boosting your confidence in decision making and helping to develop your eye for design. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age English proficiency: intermediate and eligile to study in the UK. Intake Part time (8 June 2016, 17 August 2016) Full time (27 June 2016, 11 July 2016, 25 July 2016) [-]

Essential Fashion Design

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 weeks January 2016 United Kingdom London + 1 more

With this course you will acquire all the essential skills in fashion design. You will be able to draw models and render outfits with all the different fabrics and materials, carry out a research following a fashion trend and develop a well co-ordinated collection. [+]

With this course you will acquire all the essential skills in fashion design. You will be able to draw models and render outfits with all the different fabrics and materials, carry out a research following a fashion trend and develop a well co-ordinated collection. Course Requirements: Minimum age: 18 years of age English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. [-]

Fashion Business

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 10 weeks October 2016 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Fashion Business course at LCCA will introduce you to the business side of the fashion industry. You will be learning the fundamentals of the design process, branding, promotion and marketing in order to sell the designs. [+]

The Fashion Business course at LCCA will introduce you to the business side of the fashion industry. You will be learning the fundamentals of the design process, branding, promotion and marketing in order to sell the designs. By the end of the course, you will have basic understanding of the fashion industry as a whole and the business behind making it one of the most dynamic industries in the world. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age English proficiency: intermediate and eligile to study in the UK. Intake Part time (7 June 2016, 16 August 2016) Full time (27 June 2016, 11 July 2016, 25 July 2016) [-]

Foundation in Fashion

Campus Full time 9 months October 2016 United Kingdom London

The Foundation in Fashion programme at LCCA gives you an extensive introduction to the basic concepts of Fashion, 3D fashion design, modelling and pattern cutting, fashion design and fashion drawing. [+]

The Foundation in Fashion programme at LCCA gives you an extensive introduction to the basic concepts of Fashion, 3D fashion design, modelling and pattern cutting, fashion design and fashion drawing. Studying this course, you will experience a positive and supportive learning environment within which you will be able to build your confidence through successful learning and networking. Course Requirements Minimum Age - course available for students aged 18 and over Qualification - GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above; however if you don't meet these requirements you still can be considered based on portfolio presentation and academic interview. English requirements - IELTS 5.0 or equivalent (with minimum of one component at 4.5) [-]

Interior Design in Fashion and Luxury Retail

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This short course offers you the opportunity to discover Interior Design and visual communication techniques with the aim of giving you the necessary tools to maximise the profitability of the point of sale, [+]

This short course offers you the opportunity to discover Interior Design and visual communication techniques with the aim of giving you the necessary tools to maximise the profitability of the point of sale, and to study the essential aspects of the consumer’s behaviour, a key element to create a unique and emotional shopping experience and transform the consumer into a loyal customer. Course Requirements: Minimum age: 18 years of age English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. [-]

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

Campus Part time 10 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom London

On this course, you will learn the fundamentals of pattern cutting, experimenting with dart manipulation using basic blocks. Each process of cutting you will undergo will be followed by documenting the process both photographically and with machine sewn samples, [+]

On this course, you will learn the fundamentals of pattern cutting, experimenting with dart manipulation using basic blocks. Each process of cutting you will undergo will be followed by documenting the process both photographically and with machine sewn samples, creating a valuable technical file, suitable for job and university interviews. Course Requirements: Minimum age: 18 years of age English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. [-]

Professional Development in Digital Graphic Design

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 United Kingdom London

With our Digital Graphic Design Professional Development Programmes, you will acquire an understanding of the design process, how to plan and develop ideas, and how to use images and text in design work for the purpose of communication. [+]

With our Digital Graphic Design Professional Development Programmes, you will acquire an understanding of the design process, how to plan and develop ideas, and how to use images and text in design work for the purpose of communication. Working with industry standard software such as Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, you will develop a portfolio of projects that will aid you in pursuing a career in the design field. Course Requirements 16 and above [-]

Professional Development in Fashion Business

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 United Kingdom London

With our Fashion Business course and subjects you will learn about the principles employed by today’s fashion industry from marketing, promotion to buying, merchandising and the supply chain and its effective management. [+]

With our Fashion Business course and subjects you will learn about the principles employed by today’s fashion industry from marketing, promotion to buying, merchandising and the supply chain and its effective management. After completing our Fashion Business course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the fashion industry and how it works including current and future trends and new developments. Course Requirements 16 and above [-]

Diploma

HND in Business Management

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 United Kingdom London

The HND in Business Management course enables you to obtain business knowledge with special reference to management whilst developing and enhancing your existing skills in a wide range of key areas in business. [+]

The HND in Business Management course enables you to obtain business knowledge with special reference to management whilst developing and enhancing your existing skills in a wide range of key areas in business. It provides you with opportunities to enter or progress in employment in business, or progress to higher education qualifications. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years old Qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above). Minimum two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component) PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) TOEFL (IBT) 87 – min. L-21, R-22, S-23, W-21 Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satuisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement. [-]

HND in Computer Game Animation

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 United Kingdom London

The HND in Computer Game Animation at LCCA is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. It also provides career development opportunities within the film industry. [+]

The HND in Computer Game Animation at LCCA is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. It also provides career development opportunities within the film industry. On successful completion of the course, you can progress into or within employment and/or continue your study in the same vocational area. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years old Minimum qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above) and two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component) PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement [-]

HND in Fashion and Textiles

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 United Kingdom London

The HND in Fashion and Textiles will equip you with a wide range of creative and technical skills which will allow you to work as a fashion or textile designer within the industry. Studying fashion in the heart of London will allow you to utilise the wonderful cultural facilities to inspire and develop your work. [+]

The HND in Fashion and Textiles will equip you with a wide range of creative and technical skills which will allow you to work as a fashion or textile designer within the industry. Studying fashion in the heart of London will allow you to utilise the wonderful cultural facilities to inspire and develop your work. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years old Qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above). Minimum two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component) PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) TOEFL (IBT) 87 – min. L-21, R-22, S-23, W-21 Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement [-]

HND in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 United Kingdom London

The HND in Graphic Design will enable you to develop your creative ability and technical graphic skills, allowing you to determine the career path you wish to take. The course is delivered via a combination of practical workshops, lectures, one-to-one tutorials and field trips to galleries and museums. [+]

The HND in Graphic Design will enable you to develop your creative ability and technical graphic skills, allowing you to determine the career path you wish to take. The course is delivered via a combination of practical workshops, lectures, one-to-one tutorials and field trips to galleries and museums. You will engage in creating your own portfolio and will have the choice to specialise within a discipline of your choice, such as illustration, digital media, advertising or typography. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years Qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above). Minimum two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component) PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) TOEFL (IBT) 87 – min. L-21, R-22, S-23, W-21 Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement [-]

HND in Hospitality

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 United Kingdom London

The HND in Hospitality course at LCCA is a work related higher education qualification that leads to a career in Hospitality industry. It is a practical course that is an alternative to a foundation degree and also gives you the opportunity to combine part-time work and study. [+]

The HND in Hospitality course at LCCA is a work related higher education qualification that leads to a career in Hospitality industry. It is a practical course that is an alternative to a foundation degree and also gives you the opportunity to combine part-time work and study. This course also provides opportunities for you to focus on the development of higher-level skills in a hospitality management context, including investigatory and research skills focusing on management issues within the context of hospitality, leisure or tourism. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years old Qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above). Minimum two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component) PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) TOEFL (IBT) 87 – min. L-21, R-22, S-23, W-21 Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement [-]

HND in Photography

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 United Kingdom London

The HND in Photography course at LCCA provides an introduction into a wide range of photographical disciplines, allowing you to enter whichever aspect of the photography industry you wish. [+]

The HND in Photography course at LCCA provides an introduction into a wide range of photographical disciplines, allowing you to enter whichever aspect of the photography industry you wish. This introductory programme is well-suited to school leavers looking to gain a position in the industry or those hoping to study photography at university. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years old Qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above) Minimum two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component) PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) TOEFL (IBT) 87 – min. L-21, R-22, S-23, W-21 Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement. [-]

Foundation Year

Foundation in Art and Design

Campus Full time 9 months October 2016 United Kingdom London

The Foundation Art and Design programme provides students with a valuable introduction into a wide range of creative disciplines. Student will have the opportunity to explore a field of interest in more depth, developing their skills, knowledge and preparing them for further education/career opportunities worlds of art and fashion. [+]

The Foundation Art and Design programme provides students with a valuable introduction into a wide range of creative disciplines. Student will have the opportunity to explore a field of interest in more depth, developing their skills, knowledge and preparing them for further education/career opportunities worlds of art and fashion. This programme will be taught in partnership with LSBF academic faculty. It is accredited by Edexcel, the UK's largest awarding body and it offers high quality, professional and innovative programmes, widely known and respected by employers. Course Requirements Minimum age: UK/EU students - 16 years old, International students - 18 years old Qualification: Three GCSE passes (C or Above) / One A Level (Grade E or above), OR Advanced GCE in Applied Art and Design / AS GCE in Art and Design English Proficiency: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent (with one component at 4.5) Alternative: For mature students with few or no formal qualifications must apply with details of age, work experience, including any voluntary work and any other relevant experience gained since leaving school. Portfolio of work relevant to the area of study [-]

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Post address
9 Holborn
London

EC1N 2LL GB
Location address
9 Holborn
London

London, England, EC1N 2LL GB