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Fashion Atelier, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Canterbury, United Kingdom
The Fashion Atelier programme at the University for the Creative Arts has been developed in consultation with, and in response to, fashion industry requirements for high-calibre graduates skilled in design, technical and product development.  
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The Fashion Atelier programme at the University for the Creative Arts has earned an international reputation for producing incredibly talented graduates working at the highest levels of the fashion industry. 

As the only course of its kind, this very practical degree will provide you with an innovative, hands-on approach to experimentation and realisation, with a clear focus and depth of learning on specialist, technical and creative skills. 

The course is based on the traditions of technical craft skills cultivated over many generations, combined with a forward-thinking approach to design and innovation. 

You’ll develop specialist technical skills in draping, creative pattern cutting, machine sewing and realisation, and the specific creative skills and expertise needed for bespoke tailoring, couture-inspired fashion and contemporary design for the modern wardrobe. 


You’ll have access to spacious studios dedicated to research and design, pattern cutting and production, with specialist industry-standard facilities. Our team of highly skilled staff and visiting practitioners will offer you a wealth of knowledge and experience in order for you to develop a range of tangible and transferable skills that have real industry value.  

Utilising our enviable industry links, you'll apply your knowledge in the real world through an industry placement, giving you the chance to gain invaluable experience, further strengthening your CV and skillset for your post-graduation career.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • A Question of Angles and Curves
  • Form and Silhouette
  • Sleeves and Collars
  • The Dress
  • History and Theory
  • The Tailoring Atelier: Craft and Heritage
  • Professional Preparation: Industry Placement
  • The Flou Atelier

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Along with your portfolio, the standard entry requirements for this course are:

One of the following:

  • 112 new UCAS tariff points, see accepted qualifications
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
  • 112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
  • 27-30 total points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with at least 15 IB points at Higher level, see more information about IB entry requirements.
  • And four GCSE passes at grade A*-C and/or grade 4-9 including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Canterbury

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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