MA DESIGN specialising in Fashion Design
This MA course gives creative fashion design practitioners chance to explore personal interests at postgraduate level, underpinned by extensive research, and combined with benefits of debate and peer review. The individual will subsequently be able to view their role as fashion designer within the industry of the future.
Teaching involves a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, presentations and integration of consultancy with industry, and assessment is continuous. Theory underpinning practice is developed simultaneously throughout each semester and Negotiated Agreements Parts I and II allow students to acquire the ability to develop and refine proposals, which underpin their major projects, and reflect on personal progress. Students are expected to contextualize their work within a current framework, and develop evaluative skills in order to articulate their point of view. Research Methods and Application introduces students to a range of analytical research tools, forming the basis for all in-depth self-directed projects on the programme.
- the AAS Application form completed
- Degree or Diploma and transcript from previous educational institution
- evidence of your ability in English language (IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent)
Course at a glance:
Design Practice 1
Design Research 1
Advanced Practice 2
Design Research 2
Fashion Design Practice 3
Assessment is 100% coursework and you will be continually assessed throughout the course.
The course is continually assessed through module requirements, allowing students to achieve target awards. Final modules are graded Pass, Merit, Distinction.
Career routes include: Senior designer, Trend & Design Consultant, Fashion Forecaster, Design Manager, Related Fashion Industries and Teaching Profession.
The opportunity for a structured work experience will be provided for every student who requests it. This is a major commitment by the College to help our graduates to reach their potential and thrive in their careers after graduation.