University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

This course offers international students with a background in fashion design or a closely related discipline the opportunity to take a fresh view of their work and their creative direction. The curriculum also introduces students to the potential of a range of different approaches to the visual communication and articulation of design ideas. Personal and professional development emphasises the skills and aptitudes required in designing for a specific market, researching and taking account of current trends and, in particular, the personal presentation skills required to support application for entry into postgraduate study and / or employment in the international fashion industry.

Course Modules

Unit 1: Diagnostic: research and creative development; introduction / induction; design inspiration project; design and make project; industry project; muse project; portfolio preparation; it for presentation; research and cultural awareness; fabric and fibre awareness. Unit 2: Final project and portfolio: development and resolution; curriculum elements; final project development; final project realisation; personal and professional development (ppd).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
Graduate Diploma (First Degree) £15,180  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
Graduate Diploma (First Degree) £9,000  Whole course. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Degree
  • IELTS