|Study location||United Kingdom, Leicester|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
You are introduced to the academic, professional, industrial and commercial challenges of design practice. There are opportunities to work with companies on live projects, work placements and competition awards, and the course has unparalleled links with the UK and global intimate apparel industry.
The course covers visual research; drawing and design development; illustration; trend prediction; contour garment design; pattern cutting and making for lingerie, swimwear and nightwear, sportswear; CAD for print generation, fashion illustration, fit and grading via Lectra garment technology; contextual studies; designing for external clients; professional practice and a final collection suitable for presentation to industry and public display. In the final year, students choose to specialise in either an aesthetic or a technical route.
Complete Contour Studies
Integrated Contour Studies
Progressive Contour Studies
Advanced Contour Studies
Final Major Studies
The course produces highly sought-after graduates, acclaimed for their technical skills and design excellence, who work for international brands such as Abercrombie and Fitch, Moving Comfort, Victoria’s Secret USA, Triumph International, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Stretchline Sri Lanka, Clover International Hong Kong, Seafolly, O’Neill, Ace Style, Superdry, House of Fraser, Heidi Klein, John Lewis, Eveden, Ted Baker Intimates, Jenny Packham, Boux Avenue, Asos, Panache, Agent Provocateur, Aubade, Courtaulds, New Look, Tesco, H&M Sweden, Intimas Group plc.
Recent graduates have taken up job opportunities in the USA, Australia, Sri Lanka, France, Taiwan, Canada, China and Hong Kong. Others have set up their own lingerie labels including Nicole de Carle, Lascivious, Tutti Rouge, Made by Niki, and Lorna Drew.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.