The Amsterdam Fashion Academy is recognised as an official partner with the reputable Buckinghamshire New University in England. Therefore, it is the first school in the Netherlands to offer University awarded British Bachelor’s (Honours) Degree programmes. All three fashion programmes are validated by Buckinghamshire New University with the opportunity to study and receive an internationally recognised degree at the private international fashion academy in Amsterdam. A British Bachelor Honours degree is one of the most widely established and recognised degrees worldwide.

Quality Assurance


The perfect base for an international career in fashion is at the Amsterdam Fashion Academy. Paying a high level of personal attention to student-centred learning with a focus on graduate employability. Students will enrol at Bucks New University and at the Amsterdam Fashion Academy, which will give students access to many facilities. The degrees are aligned with the UK Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) standards. With a highly qualified and experienced team, the Amsterdam Fashion Academy offers a unique studying experience to international students. A graduate of the Amsterdam Fashion Academy is recognised internationally. 

Why a British Bachelor’s degree with Honours?


A British Bachelor’s Honours degree is one of the most widely established and recognised degrees worldwide. UK degree standards are incredibly high, and year after year, they are tested for how well they are meeting modern challenges. Quality Assurance Agency UK safeguard standards and improve the quality of UK higher education wherever it is delivered around the world and check that students get the higher education they are entitled to expect.


Buckinghamshire New University is registered with the Office for Students (OfS), which is the independent regulator of higher education in England. It aims to ensure that every student, whatever their background, has a fulfilling experience of higher education that enriches their lives and careers.


A Bachelor’s degree with Honours means that the qualification is equal to any other academic degree programme awarded, while an ordinary BA degree without honours does not carry the same academic weighting or credibility.


Although it is a financial investment, a Bachelor’s degree with Honours still pays off in the long run. According to the latest official statistics in the UK, graduates last year earned a median salary of £34,000, while non-graduates earned only £24,000.


Amsterdam Fashion Academy graduates leave the Academy well prepared for a wide variety of fashion jobs. Depending on your personal preference, you may decide to become a designer (fashion, knitwear, pattern, accessories or textile), marketing expert, fashion journalist, buyer, merchandiser, stylist, store manager or trend forecaster. You have the right credentials to be employed by a prestigious fashion house. You could of course go it on your own and start your own fashion label. The choice is yours.

Buckinghamshire New University


Buckinghamshire New University has enjoyed a long and successful history since it was founded in 1893. The University offers an extensive portfolio of courses spanning the creative and cultural industries, the management and information management sectors, and the public sector. It also offers services to industry including contract research, consultancy and the opportunity to employ graduates.


The University has a state-of-the-art building in High Wycombe, known as the Gateway. Which comprises a learning resource and technology centre, gym, sports science laboratory, dance, music and video production studios and library.  It also offers a growing provision of student accommodation in High Wycombe; and a thriving base for nursing students and applied healthcare research in Uxbridge, West London.


Its alumni include television star Noel Fielding and London 2012 Paralympic and Olympic medallists Naomi Riches and Chloe Rogers. It has bestowed honorary degrees on well-known figures including Fern Britton, Terry Wogan and England Rugby World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio.

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