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London College of Fashion, England (Summer) (Direct Enroll)

The Program
 
The London College of Fashion has offered Study Abroad programs based in London for over 20 years. They are unique in offering international students the opportunity to study a range of professional, career oriented, fashion theory and skills based courses, which are run specifically for the programs.
 
The programs have been carefully designed to ensure that the learning is underpinned with valuable historical, cultural and design study which compliments the unique combination of specialist fashion, theatre and make-up courses. There is also the benefit of experiencing all the unique and stimulating cultural resources that the capital and its fashion industry have to offer.

The Academics
 
Fashion – The wide range of subject specialization’s offered can be divided into two types of activity: studio based/practical workshops (fashion design, theatre costume and make-up programs), and lecture/seminar courses (mechandising and communications program). At the London College of Fashion they do not have tests or quizzes. Full description of the program is in the brochure.
 

The Experience
 
As with any London based University, the London College of Fashion has sites around Central London. This gives students a diverse and wide knowledge and experience of London. The main site, which houses the study abroad office, is situated in the heart of the west end and is surrounded by many offices of the leading British Fashion Retailers. This allows students to gain first hand experience of the British Fashion Industry as it unfolds. Being centrally located, you are never far from interesting museums and galleries, the best cinema and theatre venues, and fantastic bars and restaurants.
 
As a member of the University of the Arts, London, the study abroad office is able to offer accommodation in the University halls of residence, which are situated around London. They also offer a flat (apartment) share scheme for fall and spring semesters. The flats are based in Bethnal Green – a mere twenty minute tube ride away from the main site. For more information, scroll down on this link to “accommodations”
 
While at the London College of Fashion, you will be entitled to the usual college technological privileges. You will have use of the open access information technology rooms, which house IBM compatible word processors running MS Word for Windows software. You will also be provided with your own London College of Fashion e-mail address, and have access to the internet and e-mail facilities during the program.

Finances
 
Please note that certain fees associated with this program will appear on your UConn fee bill. These fees are required in addition to the costs billed to you directly by the third party program provider. For exact information on these additional costs, please visit this program’s budget sheet by clicking the link below.

Budget Sheets: Summer
The Details

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit

Dates / Deadlines:

Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/20/2018 02/27/2018 TBD TBD

Fact Sheet:

Class status: 3rd Year, 4th+ Year Academic area: Arts, Fashion Design
Language of instruction: English Prior language study required: None
Open to non-UConn students: No Required GPA: 3