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