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MAWriting Fashion and Culture

Solent University
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee £10,000 per year

Tuition fees for EU/EEA candidates vary from £4,500 to £9,500 per year
depending on the course and are still subject to confirmation for 2012/13

More information

Expenses, accommodation, working etc. 


Fashion writing and communication is a rapidly developing area and
offers a range of opportunities, from traditional print journalism to
more recent developments of online media and visualisation through
photography and fashion film.

This MA in fashion writing builds your knowledge and experience of
editorial and multi-platform advances in fashion journalism. Taking
its lead from the dynamically evolving media industry, the degree
equips journalists with advanced skills, coupled with an understanding
of theory and analysis related to aesthetics, audience, consumption
and display.

Our course is delivered by practitioners and experts in journalism
and fashion theory. Journalistic expertise and knowledge are delivered
through practice based workshops and training sessions, lectures,
seminars and writing workshops. You will participate in practical
exercises, group work, independent writing, individual research and
extensive reading. Both academic and practical sessions will introduce
you to the world of fashion design and communication including film,
blogging, editing, writing, art direction, fashion history and

As part of the Final major project in semester three (May to end of
July), you have the opportunity to live and study at the Università
Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy. As a student you would be
offered the opportunity to engage and work with fashion professionals
in a city world-famous for fashion and design style. During your time
in Milan you will receive supervision and guidance (in English) on
your major project.

Students who do not wish to leave the UK will be offered guidance to
work on a final major project which may be broadly based around your
own interests and work experience requirements but could include, for
example, an internship at a magazine or museum. Alternatively, the
major project can be research based on an archive or fashion

Career opportunities

Career paths include:

  • multimedia fashion journalism
  • fashion curation
  • fashion PR
  • exhibition display.
Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States