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Fashion Sportswear (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

The BA Fashion Sportswear (Hons) at University of the Arts London (UAL) teaches how to design and produce activewear and sportswear, from functional to fashion-focused. You will consider how sport, science, new technologies, fashion trends and cultural contexts influence clothing fashion retail.

This course will challenge you to design garments that are a fusion of individual contemporary style and function. It is one of a group of fashion product courses, all of which are designed and delivered to prepare you for employment in the relevant industry.

To this end you will study a range of units that will equip you with the relevant professional, communication and business skills, and undertake live projects set by industry where there will be presentations to and from the companies involved. For example, the course has collaborated with Canterbury rugby and Rapha cycling.

You will have the option of doing a placement year between the second and final year of the course. Successful completion of this year will give you an additional qualification, and you will have the opportunity to make contacts and build relationships within the industry before the end of your studies. This course focuses on producing graduates who are encouraged to make an innovative and visionary contribution to the sportswear sector of the fashion industry.

Careers

Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Recent graduates have gone on to work as designers for technical sports brands and lifestyle sportswear brands- Adidas, Puma, Altura technical bikewear, Crewroom specialist rowing brand, Korda specialist angling brand, Aitor Throup, Fila, DKNY to name a few.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      4 years (with placement year in industry)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Fashion Sportswear
  • 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 Sportswear Industry Project
  • Fashion Sportswear 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

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 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

    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

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

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