University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

This LCF course is concerned with the design, pattern cutting and making of bras, lingerie, intimate apparel, underwear, swimwear and structured bodywear. It is a fashion product course and is designed and delivered with employment in the fashion contour industry in mind. To this end you will study a range of units that will equip you with relevant professional, research, communication and business skills, and you will undertake live projects set by industry. There is an optional placement year between the second and final year of the course, which will give you valuable contacts and experience. You will be encouraged to make an innovative and visionary contribution to the fashion contour sector through industry projects and competitions, and you will acquire the creative, strategic and practical skills to succeed. You will be based at Curtain Road in Shoreditch, on the edge of the City of London and very near to Hoxton.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to study in higher education; product technologies; introduction to cultural and historical studies; product creativity and communication; product design and development. Year 2: Cultural and historical studies; developing your professional practice; research methods for product development; industry opportunity; industry project; optional placement year. Year 3: Concept development; product development reflective discourse; product design and realisation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £17,230  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
Sandwich
BA (Hons) £17,230  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Sandwich
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS 6.0
  • Portfolio
  • Interview