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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • Ranked No.2 in the UK and No.1 in London for Fashion and Textiles (The Guardian University Guide League Tables 2023).
  • The course has close industry links and is acknowledged as a leader in producing industry ready designers.
  • Kingston is one of just a handful of worldwide institutions to be awarded four Badges of Excellence by the Business of Fashion.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
About this course This course delivers industry level skills and relevant design experience across 2D and 3D design objectives. Opportunities to participate in internationally sponsored projects with paid internships, scholarships, and career pathways are embedded in course content. Students are able to collaborate with global brands and partners such as Ralph Lauren, Zara and GAP. Kingston Fashion students compete in national design challenges, regularly winning British Fashion Council competitions sponsored by the Best of British industry such as Burberry, Stella McCartney and Louis Vuitton. The course culminates in exhibition and high-profile showcase events which are presented to media, industry employers and invited guests. Future Skills Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability. As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge. At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it. Career opportunities Graduates are offered jobs at international companies through placements and alumni networks. Our students’ results and accolades mean on graduation they are recruited by a range of employers, including Acne Studios, Chanel, Givenchy, Gucci, Victoria Beckham, Zara and Adidas. Our alumni also progress to set up their own successful fashion labels.


Example modules – Design Process – 2D research/design development – Design Product – 3D design and translation/pattern- cutting/knitwear – Professional Practice – styling and photography; fabric printing and textiles To view the full list of modules, please visit the University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios and dissertation).

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Fashion including Sandwich Year at Kingston University - UCAS