Falmouth University Fashion

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Falmouth University Fashion

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Fashion at Falmouth responds to and keeps apace with the global fashion industry and is developed with coveted industry professionals including London Fashion Week, New York Coterie, Adidas, Elle, Paul Smith, and Speedo.

Through the teaching of practical skills with a theoretical underpinning of the Fashion industry, students secure professional placements during their studies and establish successful careers on graduating.

Our Fashion & Textiles Institute contains studio spaces, industry-standard equipment and a video conferencing suite for presenting live briefs to national and international clients. Fashion Photography students also benefit from our Photography Centre, considered to be amongst the best in Europe, offering rich opportunities to create work both digitally and traditionally. It includes spacious studios with high spec postproduction facilities and knowledgeable technical experts to support a range of photographic practices.

Develop the creative edge to design unique and imaginative collections. We’ll help you prepare for a career in fashion by carefully nurturing your growth through the research, design, development and making of progressive and innovative clothing.

Mirroring industry processes from the outset, this course has a key focus on developing the skills used to gather original and inspiring research. You’ll explore concept development, drawing, fashion illustration, pattern cutting and construction, with visiting industry specialists supporting your commercial awareness.


  • Live projects with leading brands
  • Optional study trip to a fashion capital
  • Gain industry experience through work placements
  • Acquire skills ranging from pattern cutting and garment construction to concept development

How the course is taught

BA(Hons) Fashion Design allows you to develop the technical and creative edge to design original, inspiring collections. It is a full-time, practice-based course supported by a range of lectures, demonstrations, professional experience, field trips, seminars and tutorials.

Course outline

Fashion at Falmouth reflects industry from the very outset. You’ll be working alongside colleagues at the Fashion & Textiles Institute in an authentic studio setup, exactly as you would after graduation.