Compassion in Fashion - Sustainability and the Global Fur Trade, Short Course | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
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Learn how fashion designers and businesses can make more compassionate choices to build fur-free, sustainable fashion brands with Compassion in Fashion - Sustainability and the Global Fur Trade at FutureLearn.

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As the fashion industry’s future leaders and decision-makers, students in the fashion industry today have the potential to steer the industry to a fur-free and sustainable future.

Key facts:

On Compassion in Fashion - Sustainability and the Global Fur Trade at FutureLearn , you’ll examine fashion sustainability through the lens of the fur industry.

As you learn about how the fur production process impacts animals, humans, and the environment, you’ll have the chance to reflect on what you want your future in fashion to look like.

You’ll start the course by developing your knowledge of how the fashion industry impacts air, water, land, and waste pollution.

Using fur farming as a focus topic, you’ll develop your understanding of the fur production process, learning how the fur trade impacts everyone from the farmers themselves to animal welfare.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fur-free fashion
  • Sustainability in the fashion industry
  • Environmental impact of the fur industry and fashion
  • Human welfare and the impact of the fashion industry
  • Animal welfare and the impact of the fur industry
  • Critical thinking, values building, business and communications

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

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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 designed for anyone who cares about sustainable fashion and fur-free fashion.
  • It will be particularly applicable to the study of higher education fashion students studying in either the design, communications or business fields.


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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