BA (Hons) coursesFashion

Your Future Career

The unique nature of the BA (Hons) Fashion programme helps you learn skills and gain knowledge that is transferable to many different roles across the fashion industry.

Our fashion graduates secure jobs in fashion design, buying, merchandising and visual merchandising, as well as trend and fashion forecasting, fashion journalism and PR, freelance work or setting up their own business.

Our graduates take on exciting roles with some of the most exciting national and international fashion brands. These include:

  • Dewhurst – Assistant Designer
  • Reiss – Junior Pattern Cutter
  • Cos – Digital Pattern Cutter
  • Design Locker – Graduate Pattern Cutter
  • Mothercare – Boyswear Design Assistant
  • Newham College – Bespoke Tailoring Apprenticeship
  • Julien McDonald – Junior Patter Cutter
  • Charles Jeffery – Production Assistant Intern
  • GP & Baker/ Freelance – Seamstress/ Eyewear designer
  • Sarah Bailey – Design and Studio Assistant
  • AUB/Lectra – Fashion Department Intern
  • Arcadia Group – Merchandiser
  • Miss Selfridge – Buying Intern
  • Maria Grachvogel –  Graduate Intern
  • COS – Graduate Intern
  • 3rd Rock – Studio Assistant
  • Ted Baker – Design Assistant
  • Merox Screen print – Embroidery Assistant
  • The White Company – Shoot Assistant
  • Inca Productions – Runner
  • Signet – Buyers Admin
  • Chi Chi (High Street supplier) – Social Media Manager
  • F&F Tesco – Technical Pattern Cutter
  • Free People – Wholesale Sales Intern

Our Careers and Employability service provides a wealth of support, advice and guidance to help your career take off in the right direction. Find out how they can help you find a career you’ll love here.

Ricky Moakes

BA (Hons) Fashion Alumni Case Study

Ricky specialised in menswear for his final collection ‘Boys You Want To Play With’, which was shortlisted for the Gala Show at Graduate Fashion Week 2011. Following graduation, Ricky was appointed Footwear, Colour and Materials Designer for Lacoste.

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Hattie Hignell

BA (Hons) Fashion Alumni Case Study

Hattie produced ‘A Feral Collection’ of printed and stitched bags with an accompanying promotional film for the niche teenage market. Interest in her work from Abercrombie and Fitch at Graduate Fashion Week resulted in her appointment as CAD Designer.

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Jessica Dance

BA (Hons) Fashion Alumni Case Study

Jess won the Creative Marketing Award at Graduate Fashion Week. During her final year, she developed a collection of handmade fabric jewellery which she sold through the London boutiques Kabiri and NoOne and through her own website.

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Harald Helgesen

BA (Hons) Fashion Alumni Case Study

Harald's final collection “A/W 2509 BC” won him the Swarvoski Elements Award at the 24th Festival International de Mode et de Photographie in Hyères, France.

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