UCA is the UK’s highest-ranked creative university, offering courses in Fashion, Architecture, Art, Design, Film, Performing Arts and Creative Business across Surrey, Kent, and overseas.
But that’s not the whole story.
Creativity makes communities more vibrant, innovative, human. So UCA supports each student to forge their own path and use their creativity to make a difference.
Right now, its students and graduates are making creative industries like Fashion more inclusive and sustainable, changing perspectives and winning awards in arenas from Graduate Fashion Week to the Golden Globes and Pulitzers.
Make a statement, hone your style identity and create your own brand on our award-winning BA (Hons) Fashion course at UCA Epsom.
We pride ourselves on producing world-class designers and industry experts. By the time you graduate, you’ll be a creative thinker and maker with the skills to create your own brand identity and business plan.
Whether you choose the three or four-year study option, you’ll gain real-world experience on a work placement, learn all about visual communication, and become an expert in pattern cutting, garment manufacture, drape, tailoring and fabric manipulation.
Our graduates have gone on to work for a host of top names, from Tommy Hilfiger and Givenchy to Louis Vuitton and Dr Martens. And with our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff, we’ve got the setup you need to build the skills and confidence to make your own mark in the fashion industry.
If you're looking to work at the highest level of the fashion industry and want to create bespoke, hand-crafted garments, our BA (Hons) Fashion Atelier degree will help you achieve your dreams.
UCA has an international reputation for producing talented graduates, and this course at our Rochester campus will give you the specialist skills to create extraordinary pieces.
You’ll learn draping, creative pattern-cutting, machine and hand-sewing techniques alongside the specific creative skills and expertise needed for a career in bespoke tailoring, couture-inspired fashion and contemporary design for the modern wardrobe.
You’ll get the chance to expand your skills and explore your craft using our industry-grade facilities, and be supported by a team of highly skilled staff and visiting practitioners as you develop your style identity.
As well as practical learning, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement that strengthens your CV and prepares you for your career.
Our BA (Hons) Fashion Design course at UCA Rochester will give you the advanced knowledge and skills you need to become a confident fashion designer with a clear style identity.
With access to the latest technology, including a Gerber suite for pattern development, you'll master all the skills you need to develop your creative vision and bring it to life.
We pride ourselves on having no specific house style, so you’ll have the freedom to establish your own design identity, supported by a community of like-minded peers and a team of professional staff with a wealth of industry experience.
Whether you choose the three or four-year course route, you’ll tackle briefs from brands such as Reiss, Warehouse and Tommy Hilfiger, show off your work at high-profile international events and enter competitions that get your work noticed – previous students have achieved success at Graduate Fashion Week, and in many other renowned fashion design contests.
UCA’s BA (Hons) Fashion Image and Styling degree will set you up to become a key player in the fashion industry. On this course, you’ll discover how to create looks and concepts for every scenario – from the movies and the red carpet to the High Street and magazines.
Taught by styling experts, you’ll learn everything you need to know to enter any area of the industry – whether it’s fashion styling, fashion film, fashion illustration or curation.
Through the course, you’ll explore the role of fashion image creators, and learn how to tackle any brief. You’ll benefit from a wealth of industry expertise, make use of our extensive fashion facilities, and develop in-depth skills in styling, film, photography, image-making, event and show curation and even virtual concept-building.
Our students have gone on to work in events and creative direction at M&S and Gucci, styling at i-D Magazine and Net-a-Porter, and hosting fashion events in London, New York and Milan.
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