Fashion at Kingston University - UCAS

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • Kingston has well-established industry links and partnerships, enabling you to work on live projects with collaborative partners.
  • There is the opportunity for work placements at prestigious design houses. Previous placements include Viktor & Rolf, McQ, Craig Green, JW Anderson, Paul Smith, Hugo Boss, COS, Roland Mouret, Julien Macdonald, Erdem, Roksanda, Orla Kiely and Mother of Pearl.
  • In Kingston’s broad design community you can connect and interact with designers from a wide set of disciplines. There is a wealth of high-tech workshops and facilities.
About this course Fashion at Kingston School of Art combines industry standards with a creative and contemporary approach to design. You will be encouraged to think creatively and apply your ideas and concepts to a series of briefs, some of which will be from industry sources and practitioners. Outcomes are non-prescriptive and will be driven by your own ambition and approach. You will examine the context and culture of fashion, engaging with social politics, economics, environments, sciences and technology futures. You will be able to specialise in womenswear, menswear, knitwear, digital or fashion artefact outcomes. Through your major project and portfolio, you will develop an unmistakable identity. Example modules
  • Designing Research
  • Fashion Context I & II
  • Creative Futures
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.


Example modules: Designing Research; Fashion Context I & II; Creative Futures. For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises 100% practical coursework (eg portfolios, fashion artefacts such as toiles and fully realised garments, reports and self-assessment). You'll be assessed via: design projects realised in 2D and 3D outcomes; written submissions supporting your studio practice; presentations to staff, your peers and creative stakeholders; a major project mastering your practice. The approximate percentage for how you will be assessed on this course is as follows: 100% coursework

Entry requirements

In order to apply, you'll need: A 2:1 or above honours degree in fashion design or a related subject, product design, graphic design or fine art. A portfolio. Once submitted, only shortlisted candidates will then be invited for an interview. Interviews can take place locally or online.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £23500 Year 1
England £10900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10900 Year 1
Scotland £10900 Year 1
Wales £10900 Year 1
International £23500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Fashion at Kingston University - UCAS