The Graduate Diploma in Fashion at University of the Arts London (UAL) offers a one-year Higher Education programme aiming to produce mature and sophisticated designers equipped to work in and design for the international market.
The course offers 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 course’s learning and teaching philosophy emphasises creative freedom and offers you the opportunity to explore and experience London as an international fashion design centre and a rich resource for research, providing invaluable insights into progression to postgraduate study or employment in the International fashion industry.
The learning and teaching are project-based and offer you the freedom to experiment and find or re-define yourselves within a creative environment. The course emphasises breadth as well as depth of research and an innovative approach to design development.
During their studies students are guided by some of the most eminent and experienced current practitioners in the field of fashion enabling them to benefit from the teaching and learning methods which have produced some of the world's leading fashion design professionals.
The Graduate Diploma in Fashion has been created to produce mature and sophisticated designers equipped to work in and design for the international market. You will leave the course with a portfolio and realised design work that will effectively support entry into employment in the fashion industry and access to postgraduate study.
Diagnostic: research and creative development
- Design inspiration project
- Design and make project
- Industry project
- Muse project
- Portfolio preparation
- IT for presentation
- Research and cultural awareness
- Fabric and fibre awareness
Final project and portfolio: development and resolution
- Final project development
- Final project realisation
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesFashion Design View 72 other Masters in Fashion Design in United Kingdom
- An honours degree in a relevant discipline such as fashion, fashion textiles, accessory design, or jewellery design
- An equivalent EU / international qualification.
- What are you doing at the moment educationally, professionally, personally?
- Why do you wish to study on this course?
- What is your relevant experience?
- Do you have any relevant skills?
- Why do you think you are a suitable candidate for acceptance?
International19930 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19930 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA10890 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10890 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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