Normally a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in fashion design.
You must submit a portfolio of fashion design projects as part of your application. Your portfolio should showcase:
- a high degree of contemporary thinking, creativity and originality
- evidence of high quality and original research
- examples of sketchbook/design process development
- examples of prototyping process, including excellent ability in pattern cutting and garment manufacture and finishings
- evidence of ability to produce fashion collections, accessories and styling through full realisation of final garments
If you do not meet the academic entry requirements, we may still consider your application on the basis of your portfolio and/or relevant professional experience.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
This programme allows you to take your design ideas to the next level; to create remarkable and visionary design products that will help you establish yourself within the fashion industry and contribute to the wider world of design.
Why choose ECA?
We aspire to create students who think for themselves and demonstrate aptitude in communicating their ideas through fashion and style.
You will be part of a multi award-winning student community. This year alone students have attained the following awards - the British Fashion Council Burberry Award - 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, the British Fashion Council Topman Award, the Levi’s and Artsthread Denim Award, the Graduate Fashion Week Fashion Innovation Award, Accessory Award and the GFW Vivienne Westwood Ethical Award.
We host the UK’s first Diversity Network with All Walks Beyond the Catwalk, which will hone your skills in emotionally considerate and intelligently designed products, positioning your work to a global consumer base.
You will receive one-to-one teaching as well as collaborative group teaching, providing a platform for mutually beneficial and stimulating knowledge sharing.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international
Fees and funding
Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- ECA Graduate School
- +44 (0)131 650 4086