University of East London

Course Introduction

Choose to study Fashion Design at UEL and: ' Study fashion in a creative art school environment and collaborate with others who are studying disciplines such as graphic design, photography and fine art. ' Learn from a staff team with broad and varied experience of the fashion industry. ' Discover new approaches to pattern cutting, construction, fabric, colour and trend prediction, retail scouting and digital media. ' Learn from visiting designers, researchers and professionals, as well as from study trips to working environments in the UK and Europe. ' Study in East London, which is just 20 minutes from central London and close to the culturally thriving and fashion forward Shoreditch area. ' Take advantage of an optional placement year and gain valuable paid work experience, which will give you an edge when applying for jobs on graduation. ' Prepare yourself for a career as a: designer, design co'ordinator, pattern cutter, fashion technologist, product developer, entrepreneur, visual merchandiser, retail manager, public relations professional or event organiser.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £2,250  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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62% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 46%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 77%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 84%

74% Go on to work and/or study

In work 65
Studying 8
Studying and working 1
Unemployed 16
Unknown 10

28% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 92%

Total Practical: 8%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation