Taught course

Fashion Visual Merchandising

Institution
University of the Arts London - London College of Fashion · University of the Arts London - London College of Fashion
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Course entry requirements

  • Portfolio of previous and current experience within a related design industry.
  • Evidence of prior learning at undergraduate level and a first degree (or equivalent) in a related Discipline.
  • IELTS Level 6.5 or equivalent, if English is not the first language.
Exceptionally, applicants who do not meet these course entry requirements may still be considered if the course team judges the applicant to have demonstrated additional strengths and alternative evidence. This might, for example, be demonstrated by longevity of industry experience, related academic work or work experience, or a combination of these factors.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Fashion Visual Merchandising provides a highly focused and vocationally-orientated period of full-time study at advanced level in the field of Fashion Visual Merchandising. It is designed both for graduates (or equivalent) and those with appropriate industry experience, who wish to develop their career in the highly competitive fashion and creative industries. The course is suitable as a preparation for higher level postgraduate study, for example one of the Master’s Degrees within the LCF framework.

The programme builds upon strengths already developed within the college including staff expertise, specialist facilities and close industry links, to provide a suitable learning environment for this specialist study. It is designed to meet both local, regional and international needs for vocational education in aspects of the fashion and creative industries which have a high concentration of activities in London. London College of Fashion is situated in the heart of the fashion district in London, with sites in the West End on Oxford Street, West London in Shepherds Bush and the East End in Shoreditch, a centre for manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, and increasingly for young designers.

The course has been established to extend the post graduate provision at the college, and has been developed in conjunction with the Fashion Visual Merchandising industry and specialist staff. The Course leader has appropriate specialist expertise and professional experience and staff continue to engage in professional practice and new developments. In addition to the course leader, teaching staff will be drawn from specialists in the appropriate fields, either from within college or as visiting lecturers from industry.

This is a fashion business course with a vocational focus on Fashion Visual Merchandising. It combines a post graduate level academic experience with the vocational realities of Fashion Visual Merchandising. The content includes application of Fashion Visual Merchandising, branding, technology to case studies and a combination of individual and collaborative work. The course provides a range of vocational knowledge and skills for those seeking or looking to develop and further their career in Fashion Visual Merchandising.
Distinctive features include strong links with the Fashion Visual Merchandising industry and the practical emphasis on the application of skills including the final project.

Information for international students

If you have a question, you can contact our International Recruitment Office by calling +44 (0)20 7514 7656 / 7678 / 7629.

Fees and funding

UK students
£2,840
International students
£5,975

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

full time
4 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@fashion.arts.ac.uk
Phone
020 7514 7344/7582/7563