The Kingston Advantage

  1. Conditional offer: You'll have an offer from Kingston before you leave home.
  2. Portfolio guidance: University staff provide portfolio guidance and workshops.
  3. Guest lectures: University staff will give lectures at Kings. Topics include 'Creative Futures', focussing on your degree and career options.

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Kingston at a glance

Top rankings

  • #1 in the UK for Design and Craft (The Guardian Good University Guide 2020)
  • #2 in the world for best undergraduate fashion schools (Times Higher Education)

World-class facilities

  • Animation studios
  • Digital Media workshops
  • Photography suite
  • Printmaking studio and much more

Sample degree programmes

  • Architecture
  • Art & Design History and Practice
  • Creative Industries: Art Direction
  • Creative Industries: Curation, Exhibition and Events
  • Creative Industries: Design Marketing
  • Fashion
  • Film Cultures
  • Filmmaking
  • Fine Art
  • Fine Art and Art History
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration Animation
  • Interior Design
  • Photography
  • Product and Furniture Design

Preparing for a global fashion stage

Kingston alumni have gained senior positions in global fashion companies. They include:

  • Ralph Lauren
  • Burberry
  • Calvin Klein
  • Paul Smith
  • All Saints
  • Alexander McQueen
  • Club Monaco
  • Margiela
  • Saint Laurent.


"I am energised by the creativity coming out of the Royal College, St Martin's and Kingston University... which are my recruiting grounds"

— Paul Smith, interview in The London Magazine

Graduates with successful own labels include:

  • Sophie Hulme
  • Joshua Kane
  • Charli Cohen
  • Amy Powney, design director for Mother of Pearl

International experience

Kingston students regularly participate in international fashion competitions by top brands such as Burberry, Mulberry and Coach.

Students at Kingston also have the chance to apply and develop their skills in live contexts such as work placements, study abroad, volunteering and mentoring.

Thank you for your enquiry.
We'll be in touch soon.
The Kings Admissions Team