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

CPD in Fashion Business

Campus Full time 1 year September 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. [+]

CPD in Fashion Business 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 [-]

CPD in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 1 year September 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. [+]

CPD in Graphic Design 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 [-]

Creative Fashion Design

Campus Full time Part time 11 weeks October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

With this part-time 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. [+]

Creative Fashion Design With this part-time 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: 16 English proficiency: intermediate Eligible to study in the UK [-]

Digital Graphic Design Fundamentals

Campus Part time 3 - 10 weeks October 2017 United Kingdom London

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. [+]

Digital Graphic Design Fundamentals 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 eligible to study in the UK. Duration 10 weeks (Part-time) 3 weeks (Full time) [-]

Digital Photography and Photoshop

Campus Full time Part time 10 weeks October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course introduces you to the workings of a digital camera and how to transform and improve you photos on the computer using Adobe Photoshop. The course is designed for those who own a digital camera and want to maximise its potential and learn the fundamental skills to improve your digital photography. [+]

Digital Photography and Photoshop This course introduces you to the workings of a digital camera and how to transform and improve you photos on the computer using Adobe Photoshop. The course is designed for those who own a digital camera and want to maximise its potential and learn the fundamental skills to improve your digital photography. Course Requirements Minimum age: 16 English proficiency: intermediate Eligible to study in the UK [-]

Fashion Styling and Photography

Campus Full time 3 weeks October 2018 United Kingdom London

This course acts as a comprehensive and practical introduction to the career of a professional Stylist. Its perfect for candidates at the beginning of their career wishing to gain an understanding of the role, its contribution to the industry as a whole, and its potential income streams. [+]

Fashion Styling and Photography This course acts as a comprehensive and practical introduction to the career of a professional Stylist. Its perfect for candidates at the beginning of their career wishing to gain an understanding of the role, its contribution to the industry as a whole, and its potential income streams. Course Requirements Minimum age: 16 English proficiency: intermediate Eligible to study in the UK [-]

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

Campus Part time 10 weeks October 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, creating a valuable technical file, suitable for job and university interviews. [+]

Introduction to Pattern Cutting 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. [-]

Foundation Year

Access to HE Diploma in Fashion

Campus Full time 9 months October 2017 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. [+]

Access to HE Diploma in Fashion 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) [-]

Foundation in Art and Design

Campus Full time 9 months October 2017 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. [+]

Foundation in Art and Design 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 1. Minimum age: UK/EU students - 16 years old, International students - 18 years old 2. 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 3. English Proficiency: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent (with one component at 4.5) 4. 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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London

EC1N 2LL GB
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