Course Leader: BA (Hons) Fashion Imaging and Illustration


London College of Fashion
London College of Fashion - Lime Grove
Full time
School of Media and Communication

5 November 2018 23:55

4 December 2018
£45,603 - £54,943 pa

In this key role, you will be responsible for the academic leadership of the BA (Hons) Creative Direction for Fashion course, including the day to day management staff and all areas of learning, teaching and assessment of students as well as resources allocated. You will contribute to, and where appropriate, lead on the process of course development, modifications, major changes, validation and review by the University, external agencies and professional bodies with the Programme Director and Dean.

This undergraduate course prepares graduates for design and design leadership roles in fashion communication and related creative sectors. It provides skills and knowledge required at all levels of design so that graduates can excel as communication designers, art directors and ultimately creative directors in a variety of fashion-related contexts. Students ground their practice in critical understanding of historical and contemporary developments in the production and consumption of art, design and fashion media. 

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

Join us as we embark on an exciting journey over the next four years and beyond. By 2022 London College of Fashion will move to the Stratford Waterfront, as part of a new cultural hub in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


We are looking for a motivated academic, with a relevant degree and the ability to lead on the theoretical and practical aspects of the course content. You will be a clear, confident communicator who can facilitate and build productive working relationships between teams. With relevant professional experience and research interests, you will contribute cutting-edge knowledge within our School, our College and the wider University. Drawing on your interest in planning and development, you’ll ensure we continue to innovate in teaching, learning support and assessment.

You will have expertise in fashion media and communication, with the confidence to translate that into a vision for the course. A relevant degree-level qualification is essential and will ideally be supported by a teaching qualification. You will have the ability to establish excellent industry connections and networks in order to provide a progressive and highly-regarded undergraduate experience. 

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.