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Fashion Contour (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
The Fashion Contour (Hons) program at the University of the Arts London (UAL) embraces technology, innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurial skills while preparing students for a career in design and production of lingerie, intimate apparel, underwear, swimwear, and structured bodywear.
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Overview

Students in the Fashion Contour (Hons) program at the University of the Arts London (UAL)learn technical skills in design, pattern cutting and construction of lingerie and intimate apparel and swimwear as well as relevant professional, research, communication and business skills for a successful career in the fashion industry.

Career Paths

Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Graduates have gone on to work for Agent Provocateur, Iris Van Halpen, Best Pacific (China), Gilda & Pearl, Derek Rose, Aura, Marks and Spencer, Debenhams, Tesco, Concepts Paris. They have also set up brands, for instance, Lara Intimates, Elf Zhou and Amelie.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years (with placement year in industry)

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Fashion Contour
  • Product Technology, Creative Techniques
  • Creative Product Development
  • Better Lives
  • Introduction to Cultural and Historical Studies
  • Professional Practice Initiation
  • Option: Cultural and Historical Studies unit
  • Fashion Contour Industry Project
  • Fashion Contour Future Technologies

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

One or a combination of the following accepted full level 3 qualifications.

  • Two A Level Passes at Grade C or above (preferred subjects include English, Maths, Art, Design, Textiles and Science);
  • a Pass Foundation Diploma in Art and Design;
  • a Merit, Pass, Pass at BTEC Extended Diploma Art & Design;
  • a Pass at UAL Extended Diploma;
  • Access Diploma or 64 new UCAS 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Bursaries of £1,000 awarded to eligible UK students studying an undergraduate course at University of the Arts London.

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