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Study Abroad

Introduction to Fashion Business: Summer School

Introduction to Fashion Business: Summer School
London College of Fashion
Open to all levels

This London College of Fashion Study Abroad Summer School is aimed at students needing to know more about fashion business.

This course is now full.

You might be interested in Fashion Business Semester or check out other courses available for Summer Study Abroad.

This course is ideal if you want to experience one of our renowned subjects for 8 weeks in London and:

you are 18+ and a student, or you want to apply to university


you work, or aspire to work in a creative industry


you have an interest in fashion, art and design


you want to study and live in London for 8 weeks.

Why choose London College of Fashion?

During this intensive 8-week course you will:

  • experience studying Fashion Business here at London College of Fashion.
  • learn from tutors who are practicing in industry; benefit from access to specialist facilities at one of UAL’s six Colleges.
  • visit Paris on a guided 5-day Fashion & Culture trip with travel, accommodation, local travel pass and gallery entries included in the programme fee
  • meet like-minded individuals from around the world.
  • get involved in UAL life through social events and activities.

All courses are assessed and you'll receive a record of study at the end of the programme if you wish to request credit from your home institution.

Entry requirements

English requirements

You should be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and make presentations. As a guideline we would expect you to have an English language level equivalent to IELTS score of 6.0.

More information on English language requirements and equivalencies.

Academic requirements

Students applying for this course are expected to have a minimum GPA of 2.8 or equivalent.

Course details

Fashion today operates within a highly competitive business environment. This fashion business study abroad summer school programme will develop your fashion marketing, merchandising and media skills and you will benefit from our expertise, which makes us one of the foremost global fashion education establishments. We offer a unique and dynamic learning environment, within which you will develop and enhance your individual potential. Our team of specialist tutors, combine their teaching with professional consultancy and freelance work, which guarantees that you are informed of current industry practice.

Dates and fees

Dates: 5 June 2023 -  28 July 2023

Cost: £6,250

Credit value: 12 credits

Duration: 8 weeks

Location:  TBC

How to apply

When you apply you will need to include a Personal Statement, recent transcript, academic letter of reference and a portfolio.

Personal statement:

Explain why you have chosen to Study Abroad at UAL, what you plan to get out of your Study Abroad experience and how this fits into your personal goals. Your Personal Statement should be short, around 300-500 words.

Please respond to the following questions:

  • Why London College of Fashion?
  • Why this programme?
  • Why at this point in your life?
  • Who are you now, how would you like to be at the end of your studies with us?


For your portfolio include one example of written academic work produced for assessment.

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