|Study location||United Kingdom, Wallisdown, Dorset county|
|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.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
If you haven’t studied fashion in a formal way before, you’d be expected to keep yourself up to date by visiting exhibitions, reading books and magazines and visiting stores. Here you can download the portfolio guidelines for BA (Hons) Fashion to help you prepare
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Due to visa requirements the result of the language test of Non-EU/EEA students must be equal to IELTS 6 or higher (with no part under 5.5).
The BA(Hons) Fashion course recognises the uniqueness of the individual and celebrates the sublime art of making and creative risk taking.
The journey from design to shop window or fashion catwalk is fascinating. You’ll discover the complexities of buying, selling and promotion – and the need to be entrepreneurial. A major strength of this course is its position within a specialist arts, design and media institution with the potential for you to study alongside other creative and cultural disciplines.
During the course you will build an appropriate portfolio of skills, which supports the development of individual practice, and informs your decision regarding the selection of a specialist named award.
You may choose to complete your degree in one of the following named awards:
BA (Hons) Fashion (Design)
BA (Hons) Fashion (Design Technology)
BA (Hons) Fashion (Menswear)
BA (Hons) Fashion (Product Design)
Through the course individuals will experience challenges and new possibilities whilst seeking unpredictable solutions to concept origination and product development. A guiding principle is to initially develop key skillsets which will underpin and inform a students personal design philosophy and a chosen area of specialism. Following this, individuals will be encouraged to make conscientious choices that question existing practices whilst embracing the importance of being confident and creatively diverse.
The course will deliver a challenging curriculum that embeds theory with practice and is rooted in professional contexts. It challenges and should exceed the educational expectations of AUB’s students and crystallise their industry relevance when progressing to alumni. The new BA(Hons) Fashion course, with four optional Award Titles, will encourage creative diversity through the energetic delivery of a challenging curriculum that has global and sustainable currency. Graduates will have the ability to assess, question, dream, conceptualise translate and deliver for a breadth of challenges and opportunities offered by the global creative industries.
A major strength of this course is its position within a specialist arts, design and media institution with the potential for you to study alongside other creative and cultural disciplines.
The course is located in a dynamic and creative studio environment. Individual development is supported and nurtured through experimentation, exploration, innovation, and risk-taking.
During the course you will build an appropriate portfolio of skills, which supports the development of individual practice, and informs your decision regarding the selection of a specialist named award. The curriculum acknowledges that the creative process is informed and nourished by your development as an independent, critically self-reflective learner.
Graduates from this course have gone on to work with UK and International brands such as Burberry, Ralph Lauren and Net-a-Porter.
Our graduates work as designers, pattern cutters, garment technologists, product developers, fashion buyers, merchandisers, promoters and more. Here are some examples of recent graduate career destinations:
Stylists at White Room and Inca Productions, or working freelance
Buyers/merchandisers at Arcadia Group, Miss Selfridge and Signet
Working at Condé Nast
Sales and Marketing roles at Free People, 3rd Rock, GP & Baker Eyewear
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.