BA (Hons) Fashion Sportswear helps you gain the skills and technical knowledge to create innovative and functional sportswear and activewear. The course provides an understanding of product as well as skills in pattern cutting and design. **What can you expect?** BA (Hons) Fashion Sportswear focuses on clothing for specialist activities and sports lifestyle. Students on this course will be encouraged to adopt a broad approach to this constantly evolving part of the fashion industry. This approach will help you to redefine how sportswear is perceived. You will consider how sport, science, technology, fashion trends and social, political and cultural contexts may influence creative ideas. This course will challenge you to design garments that are a fusion of individual contemporary style and function. BA (Hons) Fashion Sportswear is delivered with employment in the relevant industry in mind. You will study a range of units that will equip you with relevant professional, communication and business skills. For example, the course has collaborated with Canterbury rugby and Rapha cycling. You will have the option of doing a placement year between the second and final year of the course. Successful completion of this placement year will give you an additional qualification. You will also have the opportunity to make contacts and build relationships within the industry. This course focuses on producing graduates who can make an innovative contribution to the sportswear sector of the fashion industry. London College of Fashion (LCF) undergraduate courses develop your personal and professional skills. On this course you will develop skills in your discipline until you are an independent creative thinker. Your skills will make you capable of making an effective contribution to this sector of the fashion industry. We embed Personal and Professional Development (PPD) skills in all units on every course. Speaker programmes with contributions from alumni and members of industry are a part of many courses. We encourage graduates who wish to continue their education at postgraduate level to progress to suitable courses within the College, the University or elsewhere. Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Recent graduates have gone on to work as designers for technical sports brands and lifestyle sportswear brands. These include Adidas, Altura technical bikewear, Crewroom specialist rowing and DKNY. This course is based at Curtain Road in Shoreditch. The Shoreditch area was at the heart of London’s clothing industry in the 17th-century and Curtain Road is home to many of LCF’s design, textiles and fashion courses. Nearby you will find Spitalfields and BOXPARK markets offering a wide range of crafts, fashion and food traders. **About London College of Fashion** London College of Fashion, UAL, has been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. In design, we teach a combination of heritage and radical thinking. Craftsmanship and new technology. Engineering – and in-depth design research. We teach innovative ideas first – and then innovative practice to bring them to life. Through teaching, specialist research, and collaborative work, we empower our students to think differently, using fashion to examine the past, build a sustainable future, and improve the way we live.