Fashion at Northumbria

Northumbria School of Design covers an exciting range of Industrial, fashion, communication and innovation design. We are an award-winning creative community; we encourage collaboration and idea sharing between our design courses so that students can get the best possible learning experience.

The School of Design has an established reputation and graduates have gone on to take senior roles with internationally renowned design houses including Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Chloe, Donna Karan, Abercrombie & Fitch and Nike. 

  • Named one of Europe's top design schools by US Business Week magazine and has an international reputation for innovation and design.
  • Partners include household names such as Urban Outfitters, Microsoft, Mars, Dunhill, Mulberry, Samsung, Unilever, Philips, Nike to name a few...
  • Established reputation at Graduate Fashion Week with our students winning over 40 awards in the last five years, including Designer of the Year, the Fashion innovation Award and for the last three years running, the Ethical Award.
  • In 2015, our staff, students and graduates won over 70 national and international design and media awards, commendations and prizes
  • Our School of Design has been fitted with state-of-the-art facilities, including dedicated show spaces, digital photography, CAD suities, traditional letter press and screen printing
  • Our Art and Design subjects are ranked 16th out of 79 in the Complete University Guide 2017


BA (Hons) Fashion

BA (Hons) Fashion at Northumbria offers you the opportunity to explore craftsmanship, aesthetics and the encapsulation of the body through a range of materials, pattern cutting, manufacturing processes, constructed knitwear and printed fashion fabrics.

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BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Marketing

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Marketing at Northumbria offers you the opportunity to creatively explore fashion design, products and promotion for future markets.

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BA (Hons) Fashion Communication

BA (Hons) Fashion Communication at Northumbria offers you the opportunity to explore the communication of fashion through images, experiences, film and the written word.

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