Kingston University offers fashion design programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The courses are taught at the Knights Park campus at the university's faculty for art, design and architecture. According to our survey, students are very satisfied with university resources including the library and study materials. Kingston recently added a digital textile printer to enhance the school's textiles provision, alongside existing digital knitwear provisions, with a dedicated technician. Most students rated their teachers highly, but identified they were not satisfied with the marketing and business content in the curriculum. According to student comments, the school aids in providing strong internship opportunities. Career services were also deemed above average compared to other schools.
"It is great in its teaching of the design process and how it stems from inspiration. I appreciate my design tutors for supporting me in refining my aesthetic."
"It was an extremely rewarding course. An intense three years of learning that was filled with detailed teaching. The teachers supplied us with all of the skills to enable us to confidently create and innovate. "
"Rigorous training for the industry in an extremely supportive learning environment. Fantastic workshops and technical support. "
"Great tutors and foundation for a career in design. More placements and support after graduation would have been helpful. Brilliant library resources. Overall positive and enriching."
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