Fashion

Outstanding reputation

The University of Westminster has an outstanding reputation for developing highly talented and original fashion graduates. Our alumni include Christopher Bailey, Chief Creative Officer of Burberry; Katie Hillier, Creative Director for Hillier Bartley; Michael Herz, Artistic Director of DVF; Jutta Kraus, Creative Director of Bernhard Willhelm; and Stuart Vevers, Creative Director of Coach.

In recent years we have also produced a new wave of designers who show at London Fashion Week including Claire Barrow, Ashley Williams, Liam Hodges, Louise Alsop, and Mary Benson.

Prestigious international placements

We work closely with the fashion industry and our students undertake internships with the world’s leading fashion companies, including Alexander McQueen, Celine, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Christian Dior, Balmain, Adidas, Jeremy Scott, Lanvin, Givenchy and Balenciaga.

Cutting edge and industry focused

Our BA Fashion Buying Management course was designed specifically to meet the needs of the fashion retail industry, while the BA Fashion Merchandise Management course was developed in collaboration with industry. We foster new thinking, new ideas and new possibilities. Our students are taught by active practitioners in a research-intensive environment, and study alongside students in film, photography, music, art and journalism – a unique hothouse of creative opportunity.

At postgraduate our MA Fashion Business Managementcourse is designed to equip students with the strategic decision-making, leadership and problem-solving skills to become an entrepreneurial and visionary fashion business leader of the future. The course offers inside knowledge of industry strategies and cultures on a global basis, combined with key business skills and essential fashion industry management knowledge.

Our Alumni

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Community

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People

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Courses

Find out what courses are on offer in the Department of Fashion.

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Open days

Visit our undergraduate open days or postgraduate information evenings to meet our staff and students and to see our facilities.