London College of Fashion

With over 100 years of experience in shaping would-be designers and fashion creators London College of Fashion takes a leading role in the future of this global industry. The College is continually looking to signal the fashion industry as strategically important, charting its position as both relevant and necessary across our political, economic and social futures. During the 1930s, and throughout the war years, it became apparent that the fledgling ‘ready-to-wear’ market was beginning to change the direction of the industry.

London College of Fashion was one of the first educational institutions to recognise this emerging trend and took a pioneering stance, adapting its training accordingly. This radical approach to fashion education is as prevalent to the College today as it was back then. 

London College of Fashion is a world leader in fashion design, media and business education. In boundary-pushing research: where fashion intersects with science, engineering, technology. And in enterprise: where we partner with top brands and help launch exciting new businesses.


We have been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. Across every subject, we encourage our students to examine the past and challenge the present. To have their own ideas. And we give them the skills, opportunities – and above all, the freedom – to put those ideas into practice.

The College already has a strong international reputation through its support of overseas projects and recruitment; further enhanced by the ongoing development of research and postgraduate opportunities forging strong links both locally and globally. The College’s collaborations with some of fashion’s leading innovators looks to challenge convention, generate new ideas and mentor exceptional talent, in ways that enrich the cultural economy. London College of Fashion’s commitment to nurturing new talent and creating opportunity is demonstrated through its many student centred initiatives.

Head of School

OBE Frances Corner is the Head of London College of Fashion since 2005. Before LCF she was Associate Dean in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Gloucestershire (1998-2001), and the head of the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design at London Metropolitan University (2001-2005). She currently is Chair of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes and a Trustee of the Wallace Collection.


Courses Overview: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Bachelor in Cordwainers Footwear: Product Design and Innovation
Bachelor in Creative Direction for Fashion
Bachelor in Bespoke Tailoring
Bachelor in Fashion Design and Development
Bachelor in Fashion Illustration
Bachelor in Fashion Jewellery
Bachelor in Fashion Journalism
Master of Arts in Fashion Design Management
Master of Arts in Fashion Journalism

Life in London

Located at the epi-centre of London’s fashion and garment district the College offers a dynamic environment in which to study fashion. Its philosophy is to provide creative development alongside a strong vocational slant. The continued expertise of experienced industry professionals (many tutors combining teaching with successful fashion careers) ensures that students are kept up-to-date with the changing demands and opportunities within the industry. London College of Fashion is the only UK College to specialise in fashion education, research and consultancy – providing a unique opportunity to study at all levels.

Tuition and Scholarships

LCF has a strong funding program, offering 10 different scholarships, 10 different bursaries and a number of awards given out to the students every year. More information about tuition and funding can be found here.

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