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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.

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

BA (Hons) 3D Effects for Performance and Fashion

The 3D effects course will prepare you for a career as a costumier or prop designer for TV, film, performance and fashion.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Costume for Performance

This costume for performance course prepares students for a career working with costume and fashion in the performance industry, by learning a specialist subject in the heart of a thriving cultural capital city.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Creative Direction for Fashion

Explore the role of creative direction within fashion communication on this undergraduate course, which prepares you to become a skilled and imaginative creative professional.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Fashion Imaging and Illustration

A fashion Illustration course, equipping the next generation of creative communicators with traditional and new image-making techniques.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Fashion Journalism

This fashion journalism degree teaches the core skills to become a professional journalist, critic, broadcaster and writer in a rapidly evolving sector.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Fashion Media Practice and Criticism

This course, part fashion theory and part practical production, teaches students to be actively and critically engaged with the fast-paced fashion media.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Fashion Photography

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

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Fashion Public Relations and Communication

This course equips students for an exciting career in fashion PR and communications within an agency or brand.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Fashion Styling and Production

This fashion styling course teaches fashion styling and production, collaborative practice and helps students establish a style, genre and signature to become professional stylists and fashion consultants.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Hair and Make-up for Fashion

This Hair and Make-up for Fashion undergraduate degree equips students with the specialist skills needed to become sought after make-up artists and hair stylists.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Performance

This course teaches the specialist skills to become a make-up and prosthetic artist for performance.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Undergraduate

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.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Postgraduate

MA Fashion Cultures and Histories

MA Fashion Cultures and Histories (S2V)

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Postgraduate

MA Fashion Curation

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

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Postgraduate

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.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Postgraduate

MA Fashion Photography

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

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Postgraduate

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.

College: London College of Fashion
Level: Postgraduate

School of Media and Communication Class of 2020 publication

#LCFClassOf2020: IDENTITY

#LCFClassOf2020 is a dedicated showcase of LCF graduate work across channels.  This week we are looking at IDENTITY. Who are we? Who do we think we are? Who do we want to be?