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Established  1977
Phone  +44 20 7491 1841
Administrative staff  10
Location  London, United Kingdom
Founded  1977
Academic staff  20
West London College

Website  www.westlondoncollege.com
Address  HANNAH House, 13-16 Manchester St, Marylebone, London W1U 4DJ, UK
Similar  University of West London, West Thames College, Holborn College, College of North West London, London School of Commerce

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West London College (WLC) is an independent college of further and higher education, located in the Marylebone district of Central London and has a student body of 300 full-time students. The College is a specialist art and design school and is part of the British Study Centres Group of Colleges which includes British Study Centres School of English, and Hove College.

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History and location

The College has its roots in correspondence schooling from the 1930s onwards. From 1992 until 2015 the College offered courses in business, finance, marketing, accountancy, computing, tourism and hospitality and had teaching premises located near Selfridges in Mayfair. Additionally in 2004 it took over the former training facility of Marks and Spencer in Manchester Street, called Hannah House which the College occupies with its sister school, British Study Centres School of English. The College has been an Approved Learning Partner of Heriot-Watt University since 1992 offering tuition for Bachelors and Masters degrees and from 2012 to 2015 it was designated as the London Associate Campus of Heriot-Watt University. Hostel accommodation is provided for students in the Bayswater and Notting Hill areas of central London.

Accreditation

West London College has been awarded Premier Membership of Study UK, a status reserved only for those independent colleges that have successfully undertaken a full British university Quality Assurance inspection and been duly authorised to run British university degree programmes under official licence. The College holds a UKVI Tier 4 Sponsor’s Licence. West London College is subject to educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) under the UKVI's Tier 4 sponsorship requirements.

University Partnership

West London College delivers courses which are validated by the University of the Arts London (UAL).

Courses

Programmes are offered in the following subject areas:

Full time courses

  • UAL Foundation Diploma in Fashion Design
  • UAL Foundation Diploma in Fine Art
  • UAL Foundation Diploma in Interior Design
  • UAL Level 4 Diploma in Fashion Retail
  • Short courses

  • Certificate in Professional Development
  • Higher Certificate in Professional Development
  • Certificate in Fashion
  • Higher Certificate in Fashion
  • Develop a sketchbook inspired by London
  • Drawing & painting (20 weeks)
  • Mending (4 weeks)
  • Machine embroidery (5 weeks)
  • Hat making (5 weeks)
  • Portfolio building through drawing and mixed media
  • Pattern Cutting (2 days)
  • Garment Construction (2 days)
  • References

    West London College Wikipedia