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Get an introduction to issues, agendas and contexts relating to fashion and sustainability in a changing world with this Fashion and Sustainability - Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World course from London School of Fashion by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Fashion is a global industry worth $2.4 trillion, employing around 50 million people, and is said to be one of the world’s most polluting industries.

Fashion has the power to make positive change, re-imagining currently damaging systems.

Get an introduction to sustainable fashion design, research and business practice, with this course from London College of Fashion’s Centre for Sustainable Fashion, supported by luxury fashion group Kering.

On this course, you’ll explore key sustainability issues, agendas and contexts associated with luxury fashion.

By the end of the Fashion and Sustainability - Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World course from London School of Fashion by FutureLearn , you'll be able to:

  • Discuss the complex nature of sustainability through the introduction to materials sourcing for luxury fashion; informed decision making; and creative realisation of ideas.
  • Apply understanding of fashion & sustainability knowledge and reflection to your practice through manifesto creation and design thinking processes.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of key sustainability agendas, issues and contexts associated with luxury fashion design, production and consumption.
  • Debate current and emerging perspectives, design approaches and business strategies relevant to the contexts of planetary boundaries and human equality.
  • Develop innovative approaches to fashion that can contribute to ecological resilience and thriving societies.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • Week 1 - Why Sustainability in Fashion?
  • Week 2 - Contextualising Sustainability for a Changing World
  • Week 3 - Material Dimensions: Sourcing for luxury fashion
  • Week 4 - Informed Decision Making: Tools and methods
  • Week 5 - Creative Possibilities
  • Week 6 - Creative Realisation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is aimed at those working in fashion, fashion education, and those with an interest in sustainability in the fashion industry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 42 days.

Extra Benefits: From $59

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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