Kingston University London

Course Introduction

Fashion is a dynamic and challenging discipline that is an expression of what people feel and think. It is about evolution and radical change through design, influenced by cultural, social, historical, economic and political contexts. Designers working in fashion predict, reflect and generate change, which influences the lives of everyone. It is a tough, exciting area to study.

Course Modules

Core and optional modules include: Year 1: introduction to fashion; fashion projects; technical design resolution I; contextual studies; option module. Year 2: design for industry; collaborative design; technical design resolution II; specialisation for industry; contemporary issues in research; professional skills; language option. Year 3: design practice; technical design resolution III; major project: technical design resolution IV; major project: static show; major project: collection; dissertation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Art Foundation Diploma
  • Tariff 128
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • International Baccalaureate 30
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • Interview
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 128
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • CRB check required
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma

Key Course Information

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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 52%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 85%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 78%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 80
Studying 10
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

36% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 100%

£4,500 - £4,800
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,600 - £5,200
Typical cost of private accommodation