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School of Media and Communication

The School delivers a range of world-leading undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of Fashion Media, Communication and design for Performance. Our students, graduates and staff are driven by values of collaboration, engagement, innovation and activism. We shape the future of the fashion media, communication and performance industries through a shared understanding of the body as a creative site.

Why choose the School of Media and Communication?

Art and dance installation
Metakimosphere installation by DAP-Lab

Cross-disciplinary practice

We champion the values of collaboration, openness and communication to build opportunities between communities and disciplines. Working across platforms and borders, we generate creative solutions to critical issues of our times. Our unique curriculum leverages partnerships between LCF’s Schools, programmes and across UAL to enhance students learning and develop communities of practice.

Microsoft x LCF: Future of Fashion Incubator, Oval Space
Microsoft x LCF: Future of Fashion Incubator, Oval Space/ @ Jason Purple

Industry collaborations

The rich networks and partnerships of the School provide opportunities to engage meaningfully with industry as well as with local and global perspectives. Students are exposed to industry-connected briefs and live projects, placements, competitions and global mobility opportunities, all of which better prepare them for jobs of the future.

Students immerse in digital experience
The Anti-fragile Collective event, 2020

Knowledge Exchange

Through our Knowledge Exchange, we are pioneering new ways of collaborating with our industry, third sector and communities, based on shared values of co-creation, collaboration and exchange. Working with industry and our alumni, we are empowering students to challenge, inform and innovate our disciplines.

Two male models in pink atmospheric light.
HUCK by Costas Kazantzis, Greta Gandossi, Maria Bika and Yuan Yu Chen Feng

Research community

Research and innovation are a catalyst for the work of the School, focusing on issue-based projects that deliver societal, cultural, political and economic impact. Our students learning experience is enriched by LCF’s world-leading researchers and centres including The Digital Anthropology Lab, Centre for Fashion Curation and Centre for Sustainable Fashion.

Model combining costume, dance and technology in student work
Creative Lab – Costume / Dance / Technology, Arcade East 2017

Teaching and learning innovation

Through teaching and learning innovation, we ensure relevance and a future-facing approach to all of our courses. We constantly explore and expand the application of media and technology to define their role in future practices and context. We develop flexible learning models to prepare for new modes of working, portfolio careers and life-long learning.

Students and staff work together during an event at London College of Fashion
Creative Lab – Costume / Dance / Technology, Arcade East 2017

Staff profiles

Our academic staff are leading practitioners and researchers who push the boundaries of their disciplines and pioneer innovative approaches and new perspectives. Coming from a diverse range of cultural and professional backgrounds, they bring their unique expertise and knowledge across all spheres of media, communication and performance.

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

  • MA Costume Design for Performance

    This costume design course develops confident and experimental practitioners who push the boundaries of costume, both for live performance and film.

  • MA Fashion Cultures and Histories

    MA Fashion Cultures and Histories offers students an opportunity to study cultures of fashion and dress through the lens of critical fashion history and theory.

  • MA Fashion Curation

    This postgraduate fashion curation course explores both theoretical and practical aspects of curating contemporary fashion and historical dress.

  • MA Fashion Journalism

    This fashion journalism masters course equips students with the skills to become an articulate and aware fashion writer in the current media landscape.

  • MA Fashion Photography

    This fashion photography postgraduate degree prepares students to become professional and original image makers in the fashion industry.

  • MA Fashion, Film and Digital Production

    MA Fashion, Film and Digital Production aims to stimulate and cultivate innovative media practitioners and film and image makers.

Latest news from this school


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School of Media and Communication Class of 2020 publication