Main location  London,UK 
  • Foundation year

About Istituto Marangoni

The Istituto Marangoni is a private Italian school of fashion and design. It is based in Milan, in Lombardy in northern Italy, and has branches in Florence, London and Paris, in Shanghai and Shenzhen in China, and Mumbai in India. In the UK, the school BA and MA programmes are validated by the Manchester Metropolitan University Located in Shoreditch, the coolest area in London for art and creativity. With its visual stimuli and culture, this is the place for looking to the future. From here come the newest styles, the newest trends in fashion and design. If one attends the London school of the Istituto Marangoni one will get in touch with a changing world, accompanied by a teaching staff that is motivated and ready to transfer all the skills students will need.

Provided courses

Foundation year (Preparatory courses)

This foundation course develops critical independent thinking and practical ability for undergraduate level study. Upon successful completion participants reach the necessary level to be able to apply for one of the BA (Hons) Degree programmes or for a Three Year Course. This one year foundation course prepares participants for entry onto any of the three year creative undergraduate programmes.

BA (HONS) DEGREES: These undergraduate programmes are designed for participants looking to enter the fashion, business and stylingfields. They provide a complete education at undergraduate level and allow participants to acquire all of the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out a profession in their chosen subject. 


All these courses are structured to ensure participants are fully prepared to meet the challenges of postgraduate level training. The pre-sessional 12 week course is specifically designed for participants that require additional subject specific knowledge or technical tools for entry onto any of the master’s fashion programmes at Istituto Marangoni.

MASTER’S DEGREES: These full time postgraduate level courses are highly specialised programmes that support participants’ careers the fashion, luxury and creative industries. They are designed for those who have already acquired specific skills in the appropriate area at undergraduate level, or for industry professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge of a specific subject area in fashion, styling and business.


A new accommodation and housing service helps Istituto Marangoni London students find the best possible accommodation in London. To ensure a quality service, Istituto Marangoni works with top affiliate agencies in London to give students the best advice possible. Newcomers who wish to make use of the London Fashion School housing and accommodation service will enjoy the benefit of a welcome pack that includes an airport pick-up service, a pre-charged local SIM card and all the necessary documents to start a thriving academic experience in London.