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Contour Fashion (Communication) BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Contour Fashion was established at DMU in 1947 and has unparalleled links with the UK and global intimate apparel industry – and this related programme is the only communication course in the UK aimed directly at that industry. It prepares you for career opportunities in marketing, promotion, trend prediction, product development and entrepreneurship. The course is designed to meet the changing requirements of this global fashion business and you will develop skills in concept inspiration, idea development, image, trend, styling, enterprise and business, industry and communication, social media applications and marketing. There are many opportunities to work with national and international companies on live projects, work placements, competitions and awards. You will be taught by highly experienced professionals who have worked with well-known brands within the industry and by visiting lecturers from the wider fashion and intimates industry.**Key features:**- DMU is ranked in the Top 10 for Fashion and Textiles in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020). - Core modules such as Visual Communication, Trends and Product Development, and Fashion Marketing and Entrepreneurship are shared with our Contour Fashion and Fashion Buying courses, enabling you to work collaboratively, explore ideas and be part of a dynamic community of fashion-focused students. - Work on live projects with industry experts to gain valuable professional, research, communication and business skills. Recent briefs have been set by Gymshark, British brand Coco de Mer, ASOS and Lycra. - Gain real-world work experience through an optional placement year. Past students have worked with companies including Agent Provocateur, H&M and Tommy Hilfiger. - Benefit from a valuable international experience as part of your studies with our DMU Global programme. Previous trips have taken students overseas to visit trade fairs such as Interfilière and Salon International de la Lingerie. - The award-winning Vijay Patel Building, home to all of our art and design students, provides both the space and the facilities to foster creative thinking. - Contour Fashion BA (Hons) is a related course where you can specialise in areas including lingerie, athleisure, swimwear, loungewear, nightwear, corsetry and menswear.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

De Montfort University

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  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 86 1

    32nd out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    122 54%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    105 51%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%



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