The Fashion Live Project
In this unit, you will work on a live industry project in order to test your current skill base and enable you to begin to identify with the dynamics of the fast-paced fashion business environment. The course team will ensure that the businesses used in this unit are specifically fashion related and that they meet the core values of the University.
The Business Lecture Series
This unit allows you to explore contemporary business practices central to today's global creative industry. It will allow you to build a portfolio of knowledge pertinent to your chosen area of business. You will be introduced to a series of successful business professionals who will not only inspire you creatively but also educate you on the realities of industry practice.
This unit is about creative thinking for fashion business. It introduces you to definitions and concepts of creativity. It allows you to explore what creativity is and reflect methods of creativity with concepts of taste, consumer need as well as user interface. Throughout this unit you will be required to implement creative processes using various techniques connected with the development of creative skills.
Digital Communications and Fashion PR
You'll examine the important role of research and evaluation in PR practices. This will involve analysing and evaluating digital communication, which is used for advertising, marketing and public relations. You'll also develop your own framework to use for planning your analysis and evaluation of digital communication.
Future Trends and Fashion Brands
This unit explores the role and purpose of trend forecasting as a basis to explore new fashion trends and their impact on today's global market place. You'll be expected to critique and develop methods of prediction and research mechanisms to create your own projections and inform fashion trend insight.
Ideas Development and Business Proposal
This unit will focus on fashion practice research and analysis and you will be required to define and develop individual fashion concepts for business proposals. Your research and practice will be directed and guided by a project proposal in which you negotiate and review your business management practice with your tutors.
Final Fashion Business Project (Production and Realisation)
The Final Fashion Business Project unit is the culmination of your studies and will form a framework for the central ideas and concepts developed throughout your MA. The outcome will demonstrate evidence of advanced conceptual, theoretical and technical capability over an extended period of self-directed study.
Fees and additional course costs
The course fees per year for 2021 entry are:
- UK students full-time - £10,400
- International and EU students full-time - £17,500 (standard fee)
- International and EU students full-time - £16,800 (full early payment fee)
Additional course costs
In addition to the tuition fees please see the additional course costs for 2020 entry.
Find out more about our course fees and any financial support you may be entitled to:
These fees are correct for the stated academic year only. Costs may increase each year during a student’s period of continued registration on course in line with inflation (subject to any maximum regulated tuition fee limit). Any adjustment for continuing students will be at or below the RPI-X forecast rate.
Fee discounts and scholarships
To support all of our current students and our recent UK and EU alumni to progress to the next level of study, we have developed a new range of fee discounts across a range of courses.
Graduates will be able to work at a high level within:
- Fashion brand management
- Operations management
- Fashion business entrepreneurs.