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Fashion Schools in the United Kingdom
Central Saint Martins: Creative practice combines the ability to imagine new futures with the means to deliver them. As such, artists and designers are equipped to address our urgent global challenges – from tackling the climate and biodiversity emergencies to forging more equitable societies. Their students work with hope and uncertainty, using their compassion and vision to shape the world through creative action.
London College of Fashion : Through research, collaboration and experimentation, the faculty & students at the London College of Fashion explore the frontiers of design and technology, merging them to transform how fashion is made, showcased and sold. And with innovation, help forge a global fashion economy that supports their students and the wider industry – now and in the future.
Edinburgh College of Art: Edinburgh College of Art You will develop a variety of technical and pattern-cutting skills - including creative cutting, small-scale cutting, tailoring and outerwear - and encouraged to develop innovations in fabrics, garment manufacture and finishings.
Kingston University: Kingston School of Art's fashion graduates are highly employable, with many working for some of the most famous fashion houses in the world. They believe their success is rooted in their unique blend of art school with industry. BA (Hons) Fashion ensures our high-calibre students have the flexibility to develop their own areas of interest.
Nottingham Trent University: Fashion and Textiles at NTU is internationally recognised for the quality of its creative, industry-ready graduates. Fashion and textiles are diverse global industries. In the UK alone, the fashion sector accounts for almost 890,000 jobs domestically, with millions more employed worldwide. They offer diverse career opportunities, covering the whole supply chain from design and manufacturing, to branding and promotion. Their range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses reflect this.
University for the Creative Arts: UCA is the top creative specialist university in the UK, offering pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Creative Arts, Business and Technology. University for the Creative Arts - UCA Study at UCA
University of Westminster: their Fashion courses have exceptional industry connections and an excellent track record of successful internships that have benefited both students and fashion companies alike. Students gain an enormous amount of specific and transferable knowledge during this period of study.
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