Undergraduate programmes

Fashion Design with Marketing

BA (Hons)

Combine the design process with strategic marketing to develop your creativity and business acumen.

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  • NameFashion Design with Marketing
  • QualificationBA (Hons)
  • LevelUndergraduate
  • UCAS Code2B53
  • Study modeFull time
  • Duration3 years
  • Tuition fees£17,000 *
  • ScholarshipsYes *
  • Next start dateSeptember 2018
  • Future start dateSeptember 2019
  • Study abroadNo
  • ValidationRegent's University London

The BA (Hons) Fashion Design with Marketing is an innovative and challenging programme for students who wish to become customer-focused designers.

The programme integrates theoretical understanding with practical, hands-on experience to develop your creativity as well as your business acumen and ensure you are prepared for employment.

You will learn about fashion markets, the consumer and fashion marketing strategies enabling you to produce designs and construct clothing ranges around well-researched consumer needs and industry trends.

As well as marketing skills, you will explore the practicalities of the design process and build technical skills in areas such as drawing, computer-aided design and pattern-cutting.

The BA (Hons) Fashion Design with Marketing will allow you to discover your own individual design style by going through the fashion design process from the initial concept through to creating your own fashion collection for the graduate fashion show.  

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Length

This is a three-year programme, or four years if you begin on the Integrated Design Foundation.  Each academic year is split into two 12-week terms.

Additional information

This programme will enable you to develop as a trend interpreter, equipped to produce designs based on well-researched consumer needs and commercial environments.

As well as marketing knowledge, you will acquire design and technical skills in drawing, computer-aided design, textile creation and garment construction.

You will explore the evolution of fashion and current industry issues. You will also be able to develop knowledge in a specialist area such as events production, fashion PR and fashion styling.

We also offer intensive summer programmes in Fashion, please visit here for more information. 

Modules 

Year 1

CAD
Fashion Marketing and Promotion
Fashion Trends
Global Perspectives
Historical and Contextual Studies in Fashion
Pattern 1 and 2

Year 2

Design Studio 1 and 2
Fashion Communication
Fashion Illustration
Theoretical Studies in Fashion
Elective module

Year 3
Pre-Collection
Collections
Dissertation
Fashion Design Portfolio

Elective modules
Fashion Journalism and PR
Fashion Show Production and Event Management
Fashion Styling and Photography

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Assessment structure

You will be assessed on the various forms of work you undertake throughout your degree, such as projects, business style report writing, essays, presentations and hands-on experiential learning such as shoots, presentations, fashion shows, writing and events.  You will be expected to complete individual as well as group assessments.

At the beginning of each module, you will be given a module specification and other materials such as project briefs.  These will provide you with details specific to the module regarding assessment methods and weightings, deadlines for submission of work, and the structure of learning activities for the module.

Academic Calendar

Study methods 

You will receive high quality teaching and much of this will relate directly to the contemporary fashion industry. You will do a lot of hands-on work where you apply the theory you learn to practical, industry-related projects.

You will study alongside other fashion and design students, and look at and debate matters that are pertinent to the current fashion industry, and to society, culture, and world issues.

Your learning will be enhanced by relevant opportunities and activities such as:

  • working on live projects and competitions
  • working with industry contacts and sponsors
  • attending talks by industry specialists and networking with industry contacts
  • studying abroad with us in Paris

You will combine methods of tutor-led teaching with tutorial support, and also studio-based teaching with individual and group critiques.

Students with disabilities 

Some classes are delivered in teaching rooms accessed via stairs. If you have a condition that affects your mobility and you require ground floor rooms, or rooms with lift access, please notify Student Registry as soon as possible. You are also advised to contact the Disability Officer.

Whether you are looking to join a high-profile company or a family business, or to start your own business, you will take with you a high degree of knowledge and skills.  Career paths you can consider with your degree include, but are not limited to, roles such as:

Assistant designer, independent designer, pattern cutter, assistant buyer, production assistant, fashion PR, fashion journalist, fashion stylist, personal shopper, creative director, editorial assistant, retail manager, fashion marketer, sales brand representative, wholesale assistant, trend forecaster and fashion merchandiser.

Academic requirements

A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be – we are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your skills, interests and attributes.

If you are holding A levels, we would typically make you an offer at two A-Levels at Grades A-C.

We will also assess your application for proficiency in Mathematics, asking for a GCSE in this subject at grade A-C / 9-4 (or the international equivalent). 

We receive applications each year from over 170 countries and are happy to assess all international qualifications. For example, if you are studying the International Baccalaureate, we would make an offer based on your successful completion of the IB Diploma; if you are studying an American High School Diploma, we would make an offer based on a minimum GPA of 2.8 plus two APs at grades 3,3.

If you do not meet these requirements, you may be eligible to join our Integrated Design Foundation programme.  Successful completion of the foundation year enables you to progress directly onto your chosen Fashion & Design degree programme.

Portfolio Review

After the submission of your application you will be asked to present your design work, which depending on which programme you are applying for may include; garments, models, sketch books, digital images etc. The interview teams are keen to see your design process and not just the final outcome, this will allow us to assess your design experience and capabilities. We would like to see at least 3 different projects, showing a design response to your in-depth and individual research.

English requirements

We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for:

  • IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in Reading and Writing and 5.5 or above in Listening and Speaking
  • Pearson’s Test for English (PTE): Overall score of 58, with 51 or above in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT: Overall score 80 (We do not accept TOEFL from applicants requiring a Tier 4 visa, as this qualification is no longer accepted by the UK Visas and Immigration Department (UKVI)
  • A-level/GCSE/IGCSE English: grade C / 4 or above (for IGCSE certificates, please provide the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades)
  • International Baccalaureate: Grade 5 in A1 or A2 English at Higher or Standard Level

This list is not exhaustive, we will review the English qualifications you have as part of your application and be in contact if we require anything further.

For applicants who wish to improve their English language proficiency, please see our English language courses.

On-campus diagnostic test

For offer holders in London, we can provide a free on-campus English diagnostic test.  This test must be arranged in advance. To book a test, please contact admit@regents.ac.uk. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only.

How to apply

Applying to study at Regent's University London is quick and easy. We have put together some helpful information to guide you through the process. We accept direct applications, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.

Step 1 Apply

You can apply in the following ways:

If you have not uploaded the relevant supporting documents during the online application process, you should ensure that we have the below supporting documents as soon as you have completed your application. These can be sent to the Regent’s Admissions Department via email to admit@regents.ac.uk.

  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates from all previous studies (i.e. secondary school and/or university certificates)
  • One academic letter of recommendation
  • A 300-500 word personal statement outlining the reasons for applying to your chosen programme, how you feel you will benefit from the programme of study, what contributions you will make to the University and how this will help your future career aspirations.
  • A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page
  • If you are not a native English speaker, proof of your English proficiency

Credit Transfer

  • If you’ve already studied part of a degree course elsewhere, you may be able apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and join the programme at an advanced entry point. If you’d like to request entry part-way through a programme, make sure you state this clearly in your statement of purpose and provide us with the transcripts and module descriptions for the relevant study.

Step 2 Receive a response to your application

You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents.

We will assess whether you meet our entry requirements and will notify you of the decision via email. UCAS applicants will also receive official notification via the UCAS system.

For some of our programmes, the selection process may include an interview or audition. Interviews/auditions can take the form of a one-to-one interview, group interview or portfolio review which may be conducted by telephone or as a Skype call. Arrangements of these are made between the Admissions Department and the applicant.

Step 3 Accepting your offer

If you wish to accept the offer you must pay the advance tuition fee deposit (non-refundable) to confirm your place.

Please note: There is no formal deadline to pay your advance tuition fee deposit, however we recommend that you confirm your place as soon as possible.

Please see here for information on how to pay.

Step 4 After you have accepted your place

Closer to the start of the term, the Admissions Team will send information regarding the registration process. This will include information on completing your online enrolment prior to your arrival as well as a checklist of documents you will need to bring with you to fully register onto the programme.

Information for international students

If you are an overseas student requiring visa sponsorship to study in the UK, our team will be in touch with information on applying for your student visa and the documents you will need. More information can be found on our visas and immigration page.

Tuition fees are set for the University’s financial year which runs from 1 August to 31 July. 

Fees September 2018
Annual tuition fee: £17,000
Home/EU advance deposit: £1,000 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)

Please note: tuition fees only cover the standard academic year (September - May). Summer programmes incur an additional cost.

scholarships

Scholarships, funding and bursaries

Undergraduate Scholarships

Students with three B grades at A-level (or equivalent qualification), and progressing Regent's foundation students who achieve a minimum 70% average across all modules will receive a £1,500 scholarship for each year of their degree programme.

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Bursaries

As part of our public benefit commitment, we aim to ensure that students are not deterred from applying to Regent’s University London because of financial difficulties. Each year we offer a number of means-tested University bursaries for full-time study on undergraduate programmes.

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Undergraduate loans - Student Finance England 2016-17

Funding for UK, and EU nationals, as well as students with the status of Migrant Worker.

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State-Sponsored Funding for Students from Sweden

Loans and grants for Swedish students studying for undergraduate or postgraduate degrees at Regent's University London.

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State-Sponsored Funding for Students from Norway

Loans and grants for Norwegian students studying for undergraduate or postgraduate degrees at Regent's University London.

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The Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship

Professor Aldwyn Cooper, Vice-Chancellor of Regent’s University London, wishes to recognise and reward three students each year who demonstrate particular commitment to upholding the University’s values and the ability to play an ambassadorial role for the University during their studies. 

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The Dean of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences Excellence Scholarship

The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences has established three scholarships that celebrate the University’s independent, cosmopolitan and enterprising spirit. 

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Will Conard Scholarships for Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing

Scholarships which enable talented students to study in one of the fashion capitals of the world.

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Regent’s Family Reward

Regent’s offers an intimate style of education, characterised by lots of personal attention. This personalised approach extends beyond our students to their families, with the University welcoming increasing numbers of brothers, sisters and even children of our alumni each year. The University is delighted to offer the Regent’s Family Reward as a thank-you to our alumni for their and their families’ loyalty.

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The Filippo Corsini Polo Scholarship

The University awards two polo scholarships each year to students who show both the polo skills and the leadership acumen to help the Regent’s polo team's development. The scholarship is named in memory of Regent’s student Prince Filippo Corsini, an accomplished equestrian and showjumper.

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