Placeholder image for Fashion Design Technology: Menswear (Hons)

Fashion Design Technology: Menswear (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
London, United Kingdom
This BA in Fashion Design Technology: Menswear (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) will equip students for a career in menswear design for a brand or to establish their own business, as well as preparing them for postgraduate study opportunities.
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised


The BA in Fashion Design Technology: Menswear (Hons) at the University of the Arts London (UAL) offers a creative approach to the design and realisation of contemporary menswear. Technical skills including innovative cutting, fabric sourcing and construction are taught alongside core skills in research, design, communication and presentation.

Why choose this course at London College of Fashion

    • Where graduates have gone on to work: graduates of this course have worked for high-end fashion companies such as Burberry, Lanvin, Chanel, Bernhard Willhelm, and Charles Jeffery, as well as within commercial brands such as Topman, Adidas and Zara.
    • Industry links: students will have the opportunity to undertake live projects with global brands to help develop an understanding of how companies operate. Students can undertake an industry placement as part of the course with established and emerging companies both at home and abroad.
    • Skill development: students graduate with a wide range of skills in both design and realisation. This allows them to enter the industry in both design and technical fields. Graduates have gone on to work as menswear designers, design freelancers, product developers, pattern cutters, studio managers and have also established their own brands.

    Career paths

    Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Graduates such as JW Anderson, Palomo Spain, Carl Jan Cruiz, and John Skelton have set up successful global brands since graduation.

    Graduates also secure design positions in companies ranging from high end companies such as Chanel, Lanvin, Acne Studios or high street brand such as Topman Designs, Asos, Zara etc.

    The technical aspects of the course allow students to pursue careers such as garment technologists, machinists and studio managers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Realisation  
  • Fashion Cultures and Histories 
  • Form and Structure  
  • Better Lives 
  • Collaborative Project 
  • Work Experience  

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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, Art, Design, English, Maths);
  • a Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design;
  • Merit, Pass, Pass at BTEC Extended Diploma in Art & Design;
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma;
  • an 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.

Entry to this course will also be determined by assessment of your portfolio.

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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?