De Montfort University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

Contour Fashion

Contour Fashion is a unique and internationally renowned course which specialises in lingerie, underwear, bodywear, swimwear, loungewear, nightwear, sportswear and corsetry. The course educates specialist designers and nurtures exceptional links with the UK and global intimate apparel industry. Established in 1947 to support the British corset industry, Contour Fashion continues to produce graduates who are specialist designers and technical experts with defined skills in design, grading, fit methodologies, manufacture pattern cutting and technical and aesthetic excellence, for industry roles both in the UK and worldwide. • **Internationally renowned course** with recent graduates employed by: ASOS, Agent Provocateur, Triumph, H&M, Clover International, Heidi Klein and Nicole de Carle • **Specialist areas of study** in lingerie, bodywear, swimwear, loungewear, nightwear, corsetry, menswear and sportswear • **Develop specialist skills** in conceptual design and application, pattern cutting, grading, fit methodologies, technical excellence and manufacturing and presentation formats to equip you for industry roles in the UK and worldwide • **Work experience and placements** opportunities with the likes of Abercrombie & Fitch, Gossard, Seafolly, Agent Provocateur, Aubade, GAP New York and H&M Sweden • **The Contour Catwalk Show** gives you the opportunity to showcase your final collections/products to a wide range of industry professionals and public through a varied means • **International design competitions** gives you the opportunity to enter and win awards such as Lingerie Designer of the Year, The Leathersellers Award, as well as experiencing external client projects with global brands • **Contour Fashion (Communication) BA (Hons)** is a related course aimed at those who wish to pursue a career in marketing and promotion within the intimate apparel industry • **#DMUglobal is fully integrated into the course** via overseas trips, international study, and the representation of the course in the GREAT Festivals of Creativity in Brazil, Shanghai and Beijing • **The new Vijay Patel building** has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses • **Core workshop materials available at no cost** to our students along with some programme-specific workshop materials • **Cash awards of £150, £200 and £300** for students in years one, two and three respectively, towards materials and specialist printing* *Awards are available to students undertaking full-time study and pro-rata for part-time students. Students on placement and therefore not incurring such costs are not eligible for financial assistance.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Leicester Campus,Leicester
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,750
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Leicester Campus,Leicester
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,750