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Graduate Diploma Fashion at Central Saint Martins

The Graduate Diploma Fashion course at Central Saint Martins bolsters students' fashion portfolios through tutorials that teach technical and professional skills.

School: Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London (UAL)
Course: Graduate Diploma Fashion
Location: London, UK
Course dates: starts September 2024, with a duration of one year full-time (30 weeks)
Application deadline: round one, 13 December 2023 at 1 pm (UK time); round two, 3 April 2024 at 1 pm (UK time)

The Graduate Diploma in Fashion is structured to support designers, equipping them to work in the international market.

The course offers fashion graduates, or those from closely related disciplines, the opportunity to take a fresh look at their work.

You will specialise in womenswear or menswear with opportunities to explore other specialisms such as knit or print.

This course will support your creative development with design, technical and professional skills. Studies on the course are project-based, allowing you to experiment and redefine yourself in a creative environment.

Through its tutorial structure, the course emphasises breadth and depth of research and an innovative approach to design.

The curriculum will also introduce you to visual communication approaches, the articulation of design ideas and the development of presentation skills.

You will graduate with a portfolio and design work to support your progression into postgraduate study or employment in the fashion industry.

During your studies, you will be guided by current practitioners in the field of fashion.

This will allow you to benefit from the learning and teaching methods which have produced some of the world's leading fashion design professionals.

Graduates go on to work across a wide range of careers in fashion.

Find out more about the course and apply ›

Top image: Graduate Diploma Fashion project by Francesca Lake, photography by Ruby Pluhar

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