London College of Contemporary Arts
9 Holborn, London EC1N 2LL London, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 3535 1155


Awarding body: Mod’Art International

Campus: London

Delivery mode: full-time

Duration: three years


2016 October

2017 October

Fees: UK/EU £9,000 (scholarships available)




The BA in Fashion Design enables you to acquire a range of technical, analytical and research skills needed to achieve success in the fashion industry. A careful combination of practical and theoretical elements will help you develop a contextual understanding of fashion design, garment manufacture and fashion image-making.

The course prepares you for professional level projects, both individual and collaborative. The classroom experience is enhanced by visiting industry lecturers and fashion studio visits, giving you a valuable insight into and accurate representation of what it’s like to work in fashion.

This programme is ideal for people with a keen interest in and basic knowledge of fashion, looking to embark upon a career in this ever-evolving industry. 



The course covers a range of practical and theoretical skills which will help students to develop their deeper contextual knowledge of fashion design, pattern-cutting, sewing, garment finishing, fabric-sourcing and fashion image-making. Together these component parts enable the student to develop their own signature style and also their own ideas about where they fit into the industry.



This programme is aimed at students with an interest in fashion design. This includes the design, development and creation of garments. They will then move on to the presentation and styling of these garments as part of a visual story, which may be for an on or offline, photographic, retail or moving image outcome. We are looking for creative applicants who have an eye for composition, colour, texture and an appreciation of the fashion silhouette in the broadest sense. They must have an interest in fashion which goes beyond that found on the high street. They should be passionate about fashion design, fashion images, the history of fashion, fashion media and fashion trends. We are happy to accept mature students or those wanting to change career direction as well as direct entry applicants from school or foundation programmes



As well as the design, development and creation of garments, you will also learn how the presentation and styling of garments can make a contribution towards a visual story, whether it be photographic or moving image.

Throughout the duration of the course you will be encouraged to experiement as much as possible in order to create your own signature style. The course prepares you for professional level projects, both individually and collaboratively.



Industry partners value the quality of the teaching and instruction students receive on a Mod’art course delivered by LCCA in London. Mod’art brand cultivates many successful industry relationships with partners offering internships and full time employment opportunities for graduates.

Some of the partner institutions include:

  • D&G
  • Benetton            
  • Burberry
  • Cacharel
  • Calvin Klein Jeans
  • Célio     
  • Gérard Pasquier
  • Cerruti 1881       
  • Giorgio Armani
  • Chevignon         
  • Gucci
  • Chloé   



The graduates from the course could move into industry and take up a variety of potential roles including:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Garment Technologist
  • Pattern Cutter
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Studio Manager
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Personal Shopper
  • Image Consultant

Or they could progress further in their studies into post-graduate study and academic research.



  • Full secondary education
  • High school qualification
  • Baccalaureate - French applicants
  • English language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (with 5.5 in one of the components)
  • Minimum age: 18 years

We also require:

  • Complete application form
  • Personal Statement
  • Scanned copy of Passport/ID Card



This programme is validated by Mod'Art International is a prestigious institute of arts and fashion located in Paris, France. Mod’Art have been educating award-winning fashion designers and successful fashion and luxury professionals for many years. The institution is renowned for its encouragement of hands-on learning, provided by professors who share their passion for and have everyday experience of fashion and luxury.

Programme philosophy

The philosophy of Mod’Art courses is to offer creative and managerial development as well as taking a strong vocational approach. The expertise of our highly experienced industry professionals in central London complements the Parisian programmes, as two fashion capitals join together in unison. This ensures that students are constantly aware of changing demands within the global fashion industry. 

Staff and students organisation

Each student is guided towards achieving their full potential, in both academic aspects and work experience.


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