This fashion entrepreneurship course develops entrepreneurs who can build and capitalise on the existing strengths in the UK and international fashion industries.
Content and Structure
The ethos that entrepreneurship serves as a catalyst for economic development underpins the philosophy of this specialist course. Strengthened by London College of Fashion’s unparalleled external and internal industry networks, MA Fashion Entrepreneurship aims to develop new fashion concepts through to commercialization. Addressing the need for the fashion entrepreneur who can identify market opportunities in the industry, this programme is firmly aligned to 21st century, global business with all the challenges and potential this brings.
This course will enable individuals to build and capitalize on existing strengths both in the UK and internationally. In depth studies of innovative emerging designers in the UK provide an understanding of the British fashion industry while extra-curricular international study tours provide valuable insights into the global fashion market. Industry presentations and factory tours have taken place previously in Paris, Milan and Shanghai and have explored everything from French Haute Couture to Italian craftsmanship and Asia’s luxury fashion boom.
MA Fashion Entrepreneurship is a dynamic and interactive learning experience that is built through key collaborative relationships in education (such as IFM in Paris) and industry. Through a supported and structured programme that includes entrepreneurial practice, new business models and planning and management of creative enterprise, participants are encouraged to develop new thinking and innovative concepts. Former alumni have launched their own fashion businesses or taken on entrepreneurial roles in fields such as buying, corporate sustainable responsibility and international brand building for perse fashion companies that span luxury to high street.
This school offers programs in:
Examples of expected Graduate destinations:
- A role within a creative service based industry both physical and virtual; start up or mature
- An entrepreneurial role in an existing organisation
- A business development role using entrepreneurial thinking to develop and extend business through innovation. This could be in retail, design, production or media.
- Working in Research and Development in a leadership/management role within service and design-led industries
- A leadership/management role within an existing business or group
- Establishing a new business venture
Graduates of MA Fashion Entrepreneurship (the predecesor of this course) have gone on to work in many roles within the industry, at companies including Stella McCartney, Cos and WGSN.
Cost & Fees
£8,000 (Full Time)
£900 per 20 credit unit (Flexible)
£2,700 per 60 credit unit (Flexible)
Please note that the fees payable on the Flexible route will be those of the academic year in which the unit(s) are studied.
Please note that students following the Flexible route are not eligible to apply for Scholarships and Bursaries.
UAL Home/EU alumni receive a £1,000 discount.
Course fees may be paid in instalments
£15,950 (Full Time)
UAL International alumni receive a £1,000 discount (Full Time only) Course fees may be paid in instalments
Please note that the Flexible mode of study is not available for International students.
College: London College of Fashion
Last updated March 3, 2016