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Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor TBC FAS HPL - Grade H
  • Course Code C23FACC12B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This 4 week online course will help you uncover the profound impact clothing choices have on individual and societal perceptions. Delve into the psychology behind fashion trends, personal style evolution, and the emotional connection people forge with clothing. Understand the role of colour, fabric, and design in influencing mood and self-perception. Join us for an enlightening journey where fashion and psychology converge, providing insights that go beyond aesthetics. Gain a foundational understanding of the intricate relationship between mind and wardrobe, unlocking the secrets of human behaviour within the dynamic world of fashion

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understanding Individual Expression: Develop an understanding of how individuals use clothing as a form of self-expression, exploring the psychological aspects that influence personal style and wardrobe choices.
  • Analysing Fashion Trends: Acquire the ability to analyse and interpret the psychological factors driving fashion trends, unravelling the societal and cultural influences that shape collective fashion preferences.
  • Emotional Connection to Clothing: Explore the emotional connections individuals establish with clothing, learning how attire can impact mood, confidence, and self-perception, and gaining insights into the psychology behind wardrobe choices
  • Colour, Fabric, and Design Impact: Understand how elements like colour, fabric, and design impact psychological responses, enabling you to make informed choices in fashion design or personal styling based on their emotional and psychological implications.
  • Cultural and Societal Influences: Gain awareness of the role cultural and societal factors play in shaping perceptions of fashion.


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This online course is an opportunity to discuss ideas and approaches, you will be encouraged to take part in creative discussions and to use this to develop ideas on how psychology is relevant to fashion.

    Entry requirements

    All levels are welcome. This is an introduction to Psychology within the context of fashion

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. Students are generally expected to spend some time outside of class for completion of activities.

    What you need

    A computer with internet facilities to join online lessons

    What you can do next

    Continue your journey with us in a variety of engaging courses on offer at Morley, all the way up to a full BA (Hons) in Fashion Design.