Fashion Design - Online, Short Course | Part time online | University of the Arts London (UAL) | United Kingdom
42 days
480 GBP/full
480 GBP/full
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This Fashion Design - Online short course from London College of Fashion will give you an overview of the fashion design process. You will get hands-on experience and create your own design work, useful for any fashion-related career or business.


Have you dreamt of designing a fashion collection but you're not sure where to start? This course will provide you with a full overview of the fashion design process and will help you understand how successful designers operate.

Through the live digital classroom, you’ll be guided through where to look for inspiration, how to conduct visual research and interpret visual references, and how to create mood boards that can be presented to clients. Following this, you’ll be introduced to the hands-on design processes from sketching, planning and executing your final design ideas with creative flair.

Course Outcomes:

By the end of the Fashion Design - Online course from London College of Fashion you will have:

  • Developed effective ways to use primary and secondary research
  • Presented your initial ideas through mood boards and your sketchbook
  • Explored the idea of thematic collections
  • Illustrated design details and surface decoration
  • Become familiar with the work of the world's best fashion designers
  • Learned about the importance of branding, trend forecasting, and colour predictionsand how to incorporate them into your designs
  • Designed and illustrated your own capsule collection as a line-up
  • Gained an insight into how fashion designs become finished collections for the catwalk
  • Received personalised feedback on your assignments from your tutor

Programme Structure

Topics covered

  • An overview of well known fashion designers' work
  • Illustrating a unique fashion template
  • Sketching design details and fusing design ideas
  • Formulating your design ideas and the importance of the sketchbook
  • Rendering different fabrics and fashion styles
  • Learning the full research and design process
  • Designing for a demographic
  • Creating look books and mood boards
  • Experimenting with silhouette and cut
  • Exploring print, texture and surface decoration
  • Trend forecasting, and colour, fabric, and textile print fashion predictions
  • Fabric and colour combinations for capsule collections
  • The process of fashion design drawings to catwalk - An overview

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To take part in the Online sessions you will need:

  • An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Firefox or Chrome)
  • The latest version of Java installed on your device
  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended)
  • Webcam
  • Strong Internet connection via WiFi or ethernet; 2G, 3G or 4G will not be sufficient
  • Course Specific Materials
In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please have the following materials/equipment for the first class:
  • A4 plain paper
  • A4 card (multi colours)
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Colour materials such as pro-markers, wax crayons, coloured pencils

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    480 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 GBP for the full programme during 42 days.
  • National

    480 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 GBP for the full programme during 42 days.


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Fashion Design - Online
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