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Fashion Degrees

Got your sights set on a career in fashion? Find out about fashion degrees and specializations, and how choosing the right course could give you a head start in this competitive industry.

There’s never been a wider selection of options available for those looking to study fashion – from short courses all the way through to PhD programs. As well as varying in length and level, fashion degrees are also diverse in terms of how general or specialized they are; the extent to which they focus on developing practical skills or whether they take a more academic approach; and the type of fashion careers for which they prepare students.

Key Skills

 Common skills gained with a fashion degree include:

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Excellent communication, written and spoken
  • Project management
  • Research and analysis
  • Practical design skills (manual/CAD)
  • Strong awareness of current trends/developments in the sector
  • Understanding of design processes
  • Understanding of commercial contexts
  • Passion and longstanding interest in the field