BA(Hons) Fashion Design


«Style is the signal of a civilization. It is impossible for a man to produce objects without reflecting the society of which he is a part». Misha Black

The BA(Hons) Fashion Design course is a UCLan’s Fashion course, which also delivered at AAS College, franchise partner of the British University of Central Lancashire.

Your goal is the creation of a Womenswear or Menswear collection, which will become real through learning research skills, design development, range building, pattern cutting- traditional and experimental, professional production techniques, knitwear design, ‘live’ projects with industry, fashion illustration and presentation techniques, CAD Design, flat drawing, trend prediction, fabric exploration, preparation for industry and design history. You will have the opportunity to transform your two dimensional design ideas into creative clothes.

36 months (3 years)

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Start Dates:
3rd October 2017

Award Body:
University of Central Lancashire – UK

British Degree:
Master of Arts in Design

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma and transcript from your high school
  • evidence of your ability in English language (IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent)
  • portfolio
  • passport

Course at a glance:

Year 1

Fashion Design I

Fashion Design II

Historical Contextual Studies

Fashion Illustration

Introduction to Knitting

Creative Computer Aided Design

Year 2

Fashion Design III

Fashion Design IV

Contemporary Contextual Studies

Experimental Pattern Cutting

Year 3

Fashion Design V

Experimental Silhouette Investigation

Fashion Collection

Contextual Studies – Fashion Futures


Assessment is 100% coursework and you will be continually assessed throughout the course. Assessment can take the form of individual presentations or verbal critiques, group assessment work or seminar presentations. Modules are assessed through project based work, and in some cases, a portfolio submission at the end of the module is required. During the final course module in Year 4, students present a minimum range of six to eight outfits, supported by a market/customer profile, together with a personalised portfolio of directional design work