De Mortfort University
Innovation and sustainability are embedded throughout the course, alongside live client projects and opportunities to receive industry feedback on your work. Experienced tutors bring their industry expertise into your teaching and our state-of-the-art facilities for intimate apparel construction will push you to reach your full creative potential.
Our vast global alumni network spans several generations, with graduates working for major brands including Lounge Underwear, Stretchline, Gymshark, Starkers Group, Panache Lingerie, Coco de Mer, Curvy Kate, H&M Sweden, F&F, Bravissimo, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger Amsterdam, Inqube, Concepts Paris and Hunkemoller.
Art and Design Foundation or
112 points from at least 2 A levels
BTEC Extended Diploma DMM
International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points or
T Levels Merit
Plus five GCSEs grades 9-4 including English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above.
Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit and GCSE English (Language or Literature) at grade 4 or above
We will normally require students to have had a break from full time education before undertaking the Access course.
We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above
The course produces highly sought-after graduates, acclaimed for their technical skills and design excellence, who work in senior positions for brands all over the world such as Abercrombie and Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, O’Neil, Superdry, John Lewis, Ted Baker, Boux Avenue, ASOS, Agent Provocateur and New Look. Others have set up their own lingerie labels, including Nichole de Carle, Karolina Laskowska, Elissa Poppy, Azarla Swim and Roshni Desai.
Gemma Cheyne and Elissa Grainger have started their own thriving brands after embracing the support and opportunities at DMU.
Roshni Desai has launched her own environmentally-friendly lingerie company with support from DMU’s Crucible Project and recently scooped the top prize at the Leicestershire Innovation Awards 2022.
Note: All modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review. Exact modules may, therefore, vary for your intake in order to keep content current. If there are changes to your course we will, where reasonable, take steps to inform you as appropriate.