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Sustainable Fashion BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Explore the cultural, social, business, technological and consumer factors that shape how the fashion industry can have a sustainable future. By developing your understanding of the dynamic and interconnectedness of the industry and practical perspectives of sustainability you can contribute to this future.During the course you’ll explore the complex nature of fashion and develop your understanding of sustainability issues that are associated with this vast global business that has significant impacts on the environment, on workers and on consumers.This course will encourage you to consider the interconnectedness of sustainability, business and technology, and the changing nature of consumption and consumer behaviour for fashion. As sustainable fashion is also of growing importance with governments, NGOs and the media, you’ll study the role of these organisations in the changing of the fashion agenda. Ultimately you’ll develop your skills to be able to investigate sustainable solutions for fashion that meet the needs of the planet, as well as the industry and its customers.By using a multidisciplinary approach to learning, this course will support your exploration of many different facets of sustainability and fashion, and with our strong connections with industry, the use of real life case studies will form a major part of your learning journey. You’ll have opportunities to engage with many of the current national and international issues associated with the fashion industry and to explore the solutions to these issues.With our unique approach to teaching and through the exploration of the complex nature of sustainable fashion, upon graduation you’ll be equipped to choose from a diverse range of career paths and roles within the fashion industry including: retailing, manufacturing, product development, and Corporate Social Responsibility, as well as having a firm foundation for further study at postgraduate level. With the expertise you gain from this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to build a career that contributes to the shaping of the future of the industry.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 85 2

    13th out of 71 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    160 73%

    14th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    8th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    79th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    152 76%

    17th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    4th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    56th

    3

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