|Location||United Kingdom, London|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£18,500.00 per year
!NB You will also be asked to pay a 4000 GBP enrollment fee.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
IELTS: overall score of 6.5 with no elements below 5.5
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Portfolio of 10-12 drawings, photographs and/or slides. The portfolio must demonstrate your creative abilities and technical skills, supported by a brief description of your personal contribution to the development the project.
Personal statement must be signed and attached as a separate document. Applicant should include answers to the following questions:
CV is required.
Portfolio is required.
Aimed at candidates who have previously studied fashion design or similar subjects, or who has an adequate knowledge and proven professional experience in the fashion industry. The curriculum is designed for fashion designers enabling them to express their creativity and innovative vision of the surrounding world and respond to the new challenges and changes that the fashion system imposes globally.
The candidate must possess an innate ability to combine technical expertise with knowledge of the contemporary, and to deepen this understanding through research and experimentation with the goal of producing innovative ideas. Using a variety of techniques in visual research and market trends, participants must demonstrate the ability to work on several projects in a multidisciplinary manner.
During the course participants will acquire the theoretical and technical knowledge to develop self-reliance and confidence in their creative and professional abilities. The knowledge of analysis, semantics and sociology will enable them to understand, interpret and implement proposals for current clothing in the womenswear market. This activity will become the launch-pad for the development of projects for industry, which is central to the master’s programme. During the course, participants will evaluate the market, specifically the relationship between the concept, the product and the sales methodology.
In the final phase of the course participants will have experienced the fashion business through seminars with key figures in fashion and through the skills they have acquired in research methods. They will be able to express their own identity, vision and entrepreneurial skills. If participants decide to undertake the making of a collection, they may have the opportunity to showcase their work through a fashion show or exhibition. In London and Paris participants may undertake a work placement and have the opportunity to create a fashion artefact /collection as part of their dissertation submission.
- design intentions
- fashion exploration
- fashion design, development & identity
- research methods
- acquire innovative working methods in the womenswear design and brand development as well as in brand extension;
- independently manage the creative process, channelling it into project development, in line with trends in the global fashion industry;
- understand the use of existing and emerging software in order to work in a global context;
- evaluate and manage niche brands and global companies;
- independently develop research methodology to achieve success in fashion.