Our new MA Creative Direction for Fashion course will provide you with the perfect learning environment to develop both creative and strategic skill in fashion direction.
Global Fashion brands need innovative creative directors to communicate their visual messages effectively. This future-focused course combines creative thinking skills and knowledge with image-making to build a portfolio that is contemporary, diverse and inclusive.
This concept-driven course works closely with brand, trend and creative directors and includes collaborating with other practices in order to explore contemporary fashion issues and create innovative forward thinking creative concepts that push the boundaries of current practice.
Upon graduating, you’ll be enabled to become an innovative creative director working within the fashion and beauty industries, in roles such as creative or art director, or fashion image-maker.
You’ll develop your practice through appropriate research, a deep understanding of how the fashion creative industry operates, engagement with global fashion brands through the Creative Direction lecture series and industry mentors in order to plan and produce a major project that is unique to you.
*This course is subject to validation.
Length of study:
One year full-time
Honours degree, normally 2.1 or above, and/or relevant work experience
Please note, syllabus content indicated is provided as a guide. The content of the course may be subject to change in line with our Student Terms and Conditions for example, as required by external professional bodies or to improve the quality of the course.
Creative Direction for Fashion facilities include fashion studios, sewing workshops, textile print studios and study areas with technical support. A modern library with a wealth of books, journals, special collections and online resources. There is also an extensive range of campus facilities, including: digital printing facilities, photography studios and darkrooms, 3D workshops, media store for borrowing film and photography equipment.
You can apply throughout the year but we recommend you try and apply as early as possible so you have time to arrange accommodation and visas, if required.
Consideration will also be given to applicants who can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.
For this course, we'll require you to attend an Applicant Day and bring your portfolio for assessment. Further information on how to compile a portfolio and the specific requirements for examples of work to be included will be provided on the Applicant Portal after you've applied.