University of the Arts London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Cordwainers Fashion Bags and Accessories (Product Design and Innovation)

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BA (Hons) Cordwainers Fashion Bags and Accessories: Product Design and Innovation prepares you for a successful career as a product designer and developer in the exciting field of fashion bags and accessories. The course teaches the design, development and realisation of fashion bags and accessory products for the fashion accessories market. What can you expect? BA (Hons) Cordwainers Fashion Bags and Accessories: Product Design and Innovation students will learn the skills to research, to produce initial design ideas, and to develop designs through to a finished 3D prototype. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the fashion accessories industry, its markets, and the role of the fashion accessory product designer within the industry. Cordwainers Accessories is delivered with employment in the relevant industry in mind. You will study a range of units that will equip you with relevant professional, communication and business skills. Live projects set by industry will include presentations to and from the companies involved. You will have the option of doing a placement year between the second and final year of the course. Successful completion of this placement year will give you an additional qualification. You will also have the opportunity to make contacts and build relationships within the industry. The Cordwainers and Leathersellers livery companies support Cordwainers courses through prizes, scholarships and industrial visits. This course focuses on producing graduates who can make an innovative contribution to accessory product development. London College of Fashion undergraduate courses develop your personal and professional skills. On this course you will develop skills in your discipline until you are an independent creative thinker. Your skills will make you capable of making an effective contribution to this sector of the fashion industry. We embed Personal and Professional Development (PPD) skills in all units on every course. Speaker programmes with contributions from alumni and members of industry are a part of many courses. We encourage graduates who wish to continue their education at postgraduate level to progress to suitable courses within the College, the University or elsewhere. Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Recent Fashion Accessories graduates have obtained positions with House of Fraser, H&M, Dr Martens, Anya Hindmarch and Chanel UK. This course is based at Golden Lane, near Clerkenwell and Shoreditch. Just a short walk from the site is the Barbican Centre where you will find Art exhibitions, a cinema and live bands. Golden Lane is the world-renowned site for footwear and accessories design. About London College of Fashion London College of Fashion, UAL, has been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. In design, we teach a combination of heritage and radical thinking. Craftsmanship and new technology. Engineering – and in-depth design research. We teach innovative ideas first – and then innovative practice to bring them to life. Through teaching, specialist research, and collaborative work, we empower our students to think differently, using fashion to examine the past, build a sustainable future, and improve the way we live.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W245
Institution code:
U65
Campus name:
London College of Fashion
Campus code:
F

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Equivalent EU or non-EU qualifications are also considered

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.arts.ac.uk/fashion/courses/undergraduate/ba-cordwainers-fashion-bags-and-accessories/

Additional entry requirements

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Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £22920 Year 1
International £22920 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Cordwainers Fashion Bags and Accessories (Product Design and Innovation) at University of the Arts London - UCAS