Enhance your fashion skills in design, buying, photography, PR and marketing, and much more with this exciting mix of practical and taught sessions. Through a unique combination of expert tutors, industry leaders and visits to leading fashion companies you’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the fast-moving and vibrant fashion industry, and build an enviable industry network.
On our project-based courses, you’ll work as part of a team to solve a complex real-life problem, guided by an expert tutor. You’ll do this through a carefully structured combination of taught sessions, where your tutor equips you with the practical subject knowledge you need to address the assigned problem. And attend skills enrichment sessions, where you’re taught vital industry skills. You’ll then continue your project through group work. You’ll learn from industry experts, visit innovative companies and immerse yourself in the latest advances in your subject area. Finally, you’ll take part in a group presentation to your peers, staff, and external experts.
Discover the best of British culture and beyond to find out what makes Great Britain so great by visiting all of its wonderful landmarks on foot, by bike or via the tube.
Hop on to London’s infamous tube system, and explore trendy Shoreditch (with its delicious eateries and boutique shops), visit Camden market for some vintage finds, or stroll along the Thames and watch the sunset behind the London Eye. Wherever you choose, you’re sure to be captivated by the city’s atmospheric charm.
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The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.
Discover amazing treasures and experience the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square to the National Gallery and St James' Park.
Explore the history of space, time and navigation at the Royal Observatory, step aboard the historic Cutty Sark, and uncover gripping stories about how today’s world was shaped at the National Maritime Museum.
Tower of London
The Crown Jewels, Beefeaters, and over 1,000 years of history – explore this iconic ancient fortress and castle, walk along the mighty river Thames and discover vibrant Brick Lane.
It’s action stations as you step aboard world-famous warships, including Nelson’s HMS Victory, brave the glass floor of the Spinnaker Tower, and explore one of England’s most important naval cities.
Students will experience a half-day academic excursion to explore topics taught in the classroom in a real-world, hands-on environment.
Stay in London
London calling! What’s not to love about the capital- you can cruise down the River Thames, learn about high fashion history at the V&A, and eat at some of the country’s top restaurants all in one day. London is home to a plethora of cultures and industries, with start-ups from around the world making it their office address. It is the perfect place to get a head start in your area of interest, while experiencing all that a multicultural capital city has to offer. The fun doesn’t end, and neither does the learning.
You will be staying in Queen Mary accommodation, in modern single rooms occupied by university students during the academic year. It is located at the Mile End campus, a popular student suburb, close to some of the capital's best sites, green spaces and all your essential amenities. You'll also be on the doorstep of several local Tube services, which means that countless attractions, museums and restaurants are at an easy reach.
Food and catering
You’ll experience some of London’s best local restaurants and cafes, as well as a lovely formal dinner on the last night of your course.