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Bespoke Tailoring (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

On BA Bespoke Tailoring (Hons) course at University of the Arts London (UAL) students learn design, pattern drafting and tailoring, together with academic research, industry awareness and presentation skills.

The opportunity for students to showcase work in a variety of industry related areas is of great benefit to students on this course.

Recent projects with the industry include Casual Bespoke with Timothy Everest and Reinventing the Tuxedo with Henry Poole. BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring students also collaborated with Hardy Amies and Create London, to highlight the connection between The White House in Dagenham, and the iconic British tailor Hardy Amies, who lived there. They have exhibited their work on Reinventing the Privy Counsellor’s Coatee in Kensington Palace, and a Bespoke Tailoring student won the Collection of the Year at the LCF Fashion Show at Hackney House Shoreditch.

Careers 

All of our undergraduate courses offer career development, so that you become a creative thinker, making effective contributions to your relevant sector of the fashion industry.

Graduates who wish to continue their education at postgraduate level can progress to suitable courses within the College, the University or elsewhere.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Bespoke Tailoring
  • Tailoring Techniques
  • Introduction to Cultural and Historical Studies
  • Research, Design and Tailoring
  • Cutting and Fitting
  • Better Lives
  • Cultural and Historical Studies Option
  • Future Artisans
  • Industry Project
  • Industry Experience
  • Concept Development
  • Contextualising Your Practice
  • Major Project Realisation

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

Entry requirements
  • Two A Level Passes at Grade C or above (preferred subjects include English, Maths, Art, Design, Textiles and Science);
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design;
  • Merit, Pass, Pass at BTEC Extended Diploma (preferred subjects Art & Design);
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma Access Diploma;
  • 64 tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma;
  • 64 new UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 160 old UCAS tariff points) from a combination of the above qualifications or an equivalent full Level 3 qualification;
  • or equivalent EU or non-EU qualifications such as International Baccalaureate Diploma;
  • and three GCSE passes at grade A*-C or grade 9-4.
Entry to this course will also be determined by assessment of your portfolio

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19930 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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