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International: Introduction to the Study of Fashion (FE Level 3) at University of the Arts

Course description

This Level 3 (Further Education) course is a practical and theoretical introduction to the varied disciplines of fashion, allowing you to make the best choice for your undergraduate course in fashion.

Course content

(Level 3) International: Introduction to the Study of Fashion is a preparatory and diagnostic course designed for International students who want to progress to an undergraduate course at London College of Fashion. The course introduces you in the first two terms to all the areas of fashion that you can study at undergraduate level at London College of Fashion. This will help you to choose, in the third term, the most appropriate area of fashion for your particular skills, talents and ambitions. You can then decide, with the help of your tutors, the most suitable course at undergraduate level for you that will enable you to progress to a fulfilling career in fashion. The course will prepare you for the level of work that you will be undertaking in the first year of your undergraduate degree. The English language support through the course will ensure that your English and academic study skills are at an appropriate level for undergraduate study.

Year One Level 3 120 credits

Term One
Course Orientation

Terms One and Two
Introduction to the Fashion System (40 credits)

Term One
Study Skills Tool Box for Fashion (20 credits)

Term Three
Progression Portfolio for Undergraduate Study (20 credits)

Terms One, Two and Three
Fashion History, Culture and Context (20 credits)

Terms One, Two and Three
Academic and Cultural Communication for the Study of Fashion (20 credits)

Entry requirements

Course Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of school education to at least Level 2
English Language Requirements

All classes are conducted in English. If English is not your first language you will be asked to provide evidence of your English language ability when you enrol.

The level required by the University for this course is IELTS 5.0 with a minimum of 4.0 in any one skill.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact University of the Arts directly.

Last updated date: 30 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September