Drexel in England: Fashion in London
This program is open to open to Fashion Design sophomores and Design and Merchandising juniors. Students will gain knowledge of the British fashion industry and learn specialist skills gained within the stimulating, creative and multi-cultural environment of London College of Fashion (LCF). LCF is part of Europe’s largest and most influential university for art, design, fashion, communication and the performing arts. Courses are taught by British faculty at LCF. Courses are designed to take advantage of the strong fashion influences of London and offer Drexel students a unique opportunity to learn in a different culture. Students from universities around the world participate in the program, offering a great opportunity to internationalize your fashion perspective.
The priority deadline for this program is January 15. Final deadline is March 1.
Besides studying at LCF students will also go on a five-day study tour of Paris, seeing many of the famous Parisian sights, exploring several important museums, and developing their own personal sketch book! The travel cost of this trip is included in the program fee.
- 3.0 minimum GPA
- Sophomore status or higher
Courses are available in the following subjects:
Track 1: Fashion Business:
DSMR T380: Fashion Business & Product Development (2 credits)
FASH T380: Historical & Fashion Research Studies (2 credits)
DSMR T380: Fashion Media (2 credits)
DSMR T380: Fashion Entrepreneurship & Marketing (2 credits)
DSMR T380: Styling (2 credits)
DSMR T380: Visuals for Fashion (2 credits)
Track 2: Footwear Design*:
FASH T380: Footwear Design (4 credits)
FASH T380: Footwear Making (4 credits)
FASH T380: Intro to Rapid Prototyping & RHINO (4 credits)
*Students applying to this track should have strong drawing skills and will need to provide 5 fashion drawings to LCF prior to final acceptance.
Track 3: Fashion Design:
FASH T380: Fashion Product Development (2 credits)
FASH T380: Historical & Contemporary Fashion Research Studies (2 credits)
FASH T380: Design Theory: Collection & Portfolio (3 credits)
FASH T380: 3D Experimentation/Accessories (2 credits)
FASH T380: Styling (2 credits)
FASH T380: Visuals for Fashion (1 credit)
During the LCF summer program students earn a total of 12 Drexel credits and receive Drexel letter grades.
|Program Start Date||June 7, 2019|
|Program End Date||August 4, 2019|
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Program Fee 2019: $4,860
Included in Program Fee:
- Housing in South Kensington for duration of program
- 5 day trip to Paris
- Emergency assistance
Not included in Program Fee:
Tuition (will be the same as your normal Drexel tuition), airfare, transportation, meals, books
Estimated Program Costs
Review the Estimated Study Abroad Costs page for a list of approximated program expenses.
Tuition & Financial Aid
This is a Drexel sponsored program, thus your Drexel tuition and financial aid remain the same during the term abroad. Students may also want to submit a revised budget to Drexel Central to see if additional funding may be available.
Students who receive Federal Work Study should consider applying for the Study Abroad Online Journalist work study position (only available to students after acceptance).
Those interested in seeking additional funding should review Scholarship & Funding Opportunities. Remember that scholarship deadlines may be much earlier than study abroad deadlines, so plan accordingly.
For more information on these and many other scholarship opportunities, visit our Scholarships page.The Emily & Yvonne Selke Memorial Fund was created to help students from the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design to offset the cost of studying abroad. Awards up to $1,000 for a Westphal undergraduate student pursuing an international experience (study or co-op) at Drexel. Apply here.
The Butex Scholarship awards £500 travel scholarships for students enrolling on study abroad or academic exchange programs. Students going on the "Drexel in England: London College of Fashion" program are eligible to apply. London College of Fashion is part of the University of the Arts London (UAL), and UAL is affiliated to Butex.
College of Fashion Google Map by Kathryn Dillard, Summer 2017
Jewish in London Guide by Dara Engel, Spring 2017
London Budget Guide by Victoria Veres, spring 2015
Lost in London Blog by Samantha Santos, Fall 2015
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2019||03/01/2019 **||Rolling Admission||06/07/2019||08/04/2019|
|NOTE: Priority deadline: January 15th. Applications completed after January 15th will be reviewed after the final March 1 deadline.|
|Summer||2020||02/01/2020 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
NOTE: Priority deadline: October 15th. Applications completed by October 15th will qualify for a $50 application fee waiver! Applications completed after October 15th will be reviewed after the final February 1st deadline and do not qualify for the application fee waiver.
Note: Dates are tentative and subject to change.
** See NOTE Above*
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