Fashion Design study in the UK

Fashion Design in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Fashion.

UK Fashion Courses

Introduction to Fashion Design

Studying Fashion at a UK university will give you an advanced understanding of the global fashion industry. Fashion design embraces the design, production and marketing of clothing, and can range from industrial to leisure goods across a range of sectors. A fashion degree requires students with innovative thinking, creativity and professionalism.

Students will be provided with a comprehensive introduction and understanding of the design process, while learning to review and evaluate your own creative design style in regards to fashion and creative industries. Fashion is a highly competitive field and many courses offer internships and work placements, along with regular industry visits.

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Studying fashion in the UK prepares students to succeed in a continually growing, innovative industry that provides cutting-edge teaching, design career prospects and deep insight into the world of fashion. UK universities are globally renowned for their outstanding resources, state of the art facilities and access to experts from the world of fashion.

Careers in Fashion Design

Fashion is an extremely competitive industry and work experience is a must during study. Many fashion programmes offer placements and sandwich years so you can gain the required experience to remain competitive when applying for jobs after study.

Fashion graduates can move into a number of different areas including design, fashion illustrator, textile design, pattern cutter, buyer, fashion PR, fashion journalism, fashion stylist, personal shopping, creative director, visual merchandiser.

Fashion Entry Requirements

Fashion entry requirements vary at each university, but a portfolio of creative design work is a must alongside a relevant qualification in Art & Design.

Portfolio Preparation Classes

SI-UK offer portfolio preparation classes for international students who wish to gain expert advice from a former Deputy Director of UAL and practising artist, who has exhibited sculptures in the UK and internationally. Learn more.

  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.0 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
IELTS Preparation Classes

If you need to improve your IELTS score ahead of beginning a Fashion degree, sign up for our flexible part-time IELTS classes in central London today.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Fashion in the UK?

To learn more about the best fashion courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking fashion and textiles universities in the Guardian University Guide 2017 below:

  1. Loughborough University
  2. Kingston University
  3. University of Derby
  4. University of Brighton
  5. Nottingham Trent University
  6. Staffordshire University
  7. University of Dundee
  8. University of Southampton
  9. Falmouth University
  10. Heriot-Watt University

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