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Fashion Design

Course Summary School: University of Westminster

Location: United States, Harrow

Education: Diploma

This course has an outstanding reputation for developing highly talented and original fashion graduates. We specialise in enabling you to become an individual and creative designer, capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry.
Throughout the course, the emphasis is on the development of your personal design philosophy. The course offers a comprehensive design education for dedicated and ambitious individuals looking for a specialist career in the creative arena of the fashion industry. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Internships on both the three-year and sandwich course are undertaken at leading international fashion companies, and have recently included Adidas, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Balmain, Calvin Klein, Celine, Christian Dior, Christopher Kane, Craig Green, Givenchy, Kenzo, Jeremy Scott, Kenzo, Lanvin, Loewe Vuitton, Martin Margiela, Marc Jacobs, Thom Browne and Tom Ford.
Course graduates include London Fashion Week designers Claire Barrow, Roberta Einer, Liam Hodges and Ashley Williams; Christopher Bailey, Chief Creative Officer of Burberry; Katie Hillier, Creative Director of Marc by Marc Jacobs; Adam Marc James, Head Designer – Menswear at Roberto Cavalli; Jutta Kraus, Creative Director of Bernhard Willhelm; and Stuart Vevers, Creative Director of Coach.
Fashion Design graduates from the last 3 years are now working at Versus, Rick Owens, Celine, Loewe, Alexander McQueen, Mulberry, Tom Ford, Erdem, Temperley, Gucci, Versace, H&M, Preen, Anya Hindmarch, Burberry, J.W. Anderson, Norse Projects, Acne, Jacquemus, Paul Smith, MaxMara, Harrods, and Adidas.

A Levels - Not applicable

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma - DDM
Foundation in Art & Design - Grade offer based on overall application profile, including previous qualifications at Level 3.
Access to HE Diploma - Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 39 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction. GCSE minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017) in Maths and English.
Please note: we only accept applications for the current year and do not accept applications for deferred entry.

Please note: we only accept applications for the current year and do not accept applications for deferred entry.

Selection for the course is highly competitive, and we do not take students straight from A Levels. You will need to have at least five GCSE passes at grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017) or above, including English and Maths, and at least DDM in a BTEC National Award or HNC/HND, or have completed an appropriate Access or Foundation course with a Distinction.
We can consider applicants taking the International Baccalaureate who can achieve 32 points (minimum) including 6 at HL Visual Arts. If you meet the entry requirements, you will be asked to submit example pages from your portfolio. If you are then invited to an interview, you will be asked to present your full portfolio. We are looking for creative individuals who can show evidence of personal expression, creative ideas, related skills and a depth of subject knowledge.