In 1852 Bath Spa University was established after the Great Exhibition. Since then, their vision is to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through inspirational teaching and research, they transform students’ lives.
Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University will ensure that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens.
Birmingham City University is a popular place to study due to their diversity and professional and friendly environment. They have a desirable status when it comes to offering quality-focused education and giving their students the best opportunities for future success.
Throughout your choice of course you will be taught by staff with experience of brands like Topshop, Armani, Lyle and Scott and more. You will also get the opportunity to take part in exciting work placements with companies such as Ted Baker, Paul Smith and River Island.
Bournemouth university has come a long way in a short amount of time and currently have more than 17,000 students of which 1,500 are international students from around 130 countries.
They have a strong professional orientation with a focus on academic excellence and graduate employability. By way of illustration, Bournemouth are recognised as the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK.
Based in Tokyo, Bunka is considered as one of the top fashion schools in the world alongside Central Saint Martins and Parsons. The college was founded in 1912 as the first dressmaking school in Japan and rapidly developed into Bunka Fashion College gaining international recognition in the 1960s when graduates exhibited their designs in Paris.
Graduates have gone on to work internationally in the fashion industry, with prestigious alumni including Kenzo Takada, Junya Watanabe, and Yohji Yamamoto and many others.
Central Saint Martins is considered one of the world’s most prestigious universities to study fashion sporting students and alumni including:
Stella McCartney, Hussein Chalayan, Paul Smith, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen.
Students are encouraged to experiment and test the limits of their practise often using the most cutting edge materials and approaches including experimental pattern cutting, biomaterials and smart textiles.
Edinburgh University is one of the world leading centres for academic excellence, featuring a dynamic and award-winning fashion programme that puts emphasis on its students personal creative freedom and design innovation.
They believe that the only way to create the fashion innovators of the future is to promote their individual design identity while developing and nurturing their full creative potential.
Founded by Italian couturier Giuliano Marangoni in 1935, Istituto Marangoni keeps on the cutting edge of modern fashion ensuring the highest quality training for its students.
Istituto Marangoni teaches the essence of fashion, art and design. Based in London, Paris, Florence, Shanghai and Milan, Marangoni excels as a centre of professional and creative learning counting Franco Moschino and Domenico Dolce among its alumni.
Leeds Arts University is one of only a few independent art schools in the UK. Their students enjoy a small, close-knit community in a creative atmosphere. They believe this is the best environment in which to grow as an artist or designer.
Over the last 170 years, Leeds Arts University has contributed significantly to the development of art education in Britain, having pioneered new ways to teach and to structure qualifications.
London College of Fashion is established as a leading centre of fashion design, media and business education, with students from all over the world and reputable alumni including shoe designer Jimmy Choo.
Graduates hold influential positions in the international fashion industry as fashion designers, editors, brand directors and business entrepreneurs. Courses are embedded with industry experience opportunities at the most renowned companies in the world such as Balenciaga, Alexander Wang and Louis Vuitton.
Around for over 130 years, Middlesex University has seen and nurtured countless great minds to help them enhance their skillset and promote themselves internationally.
Presenting a versatile structure for independent, creative and revolutionary regions of study allows their students to reach the fullest potential. Many of their graduates have gone on to work for esteemed companies such as Vogue UK, Dazed & Confused, Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Vivienne Westwood.
The School of Design at Northumbria University was founded in 1965 and since then has established an outstanding reputation for its award-winning partnerships and world leading research. Providing creative, technical and foundational knowledge has catapulted its graduates into the hands of internationally renowned design houses such as Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Chloe, and Nike.
Led by industry experts, the fashion course has left a reputable mark in the fashion world with students bringing in 40 awards from 2010-2015 alone thanks to their esteemed placement programs. Affiliate partners include Alexander McQueen, Barbour, Tom Cody and Dunhill.
In the 50 years since Ravensbourne were established, they've built a name for themselves by producing some of Britain's finest - and most diverse - creative talent. They're currently ranked 49 in the world and 7th in the UK for Art & Design.
Music legend David Bowie, fashion designer Stella McCartney, 2012 Olympic torch designer Jay Osgerby and The King's Speech and Oscar winning producers Simon Egan and Gareth Unwin were all trained at Ravensbourne and thousands more of their alumni are making waves across their professions, with many picking up industry awards.
Royal College of Art is one of the world’s most influential postgraduate art and design schools. MA programmes and MPhil/PhD research are delivered through four Schools, using a vibrant mix of studio work, critical and creative thinking, and research, with combined facilities and opportunities for cross-pollination.
Each programme offers a full package of assisted learning through tutorials, seminars and support for individual and group projects, and learning is focused to give each student the support she or he needs to build expertise in their discipline.
Tsinghua University is famous for producing the top graduates in China. The Central Academy of Arts & Design was established in 1956 to meet the demand for art design professionals. The Academy appeared twice in the top 60 best design colleges in the world by the American edition of Business Weekly.
Tsinghua University is known for its excellence in teaching and research fields in art and design, receiving first place in a national performance appraisal involving over 1,000 design colleges in China. The academy played a great role in the designs of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and also in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.
Boasting one of the largest fashion institutions in the United Kingdom, the University of Creative Arts offers a large range of disciplines including design, cut and production of garments, fashion marketing and fashion journalism. With its all-encompassing resources, its pronounced faculty and state-of-the-art equipment bolsters creativity and imagination.
Alumni from the school include industry names such as Zandra Rhodes and Karen Millen showing a strong track record of graduate employment across all areas of the industry. Lectures and work placement opportunities are offered to existing students at partnered established fashion houses and key players such as Balenciaga, Chanel, VOGUE and ELLE.
From small beginnings in 1850s the University of Brighton has grown to a complex and diverse institution based in three towns across the south coast of England. Their ethos is defined by four core values, which are inclusivity, sustainability, creativity and partnership.
Fashion at Brighton is internationally respected. Taught by experienced industry professionals, this course is designed to respond to demands from the fashion industry.
Under Southhampton University, the Winchester School of Art is a renowned art and design institution ranked 8th in the UK Guardian University Guide 2017. By fostering practical and technical skills through creative exploration, students are able to showcase these personal developments at London-based shows and exhibitions; these include Free Range, Graduate Fashion Week and New Designers.
The school boasts a long history of employability on an international spectrum with graduates working with companies such as Burberry, Chloé, and Liberty.