MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of the Arts London

Program Description

MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of the Arts London

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 commercialisation. 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 capitalise 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.

Course Structure

12 months 3 terms level 7 180 credits

Course entry requirements

Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below.

  • An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application.
  • OR
  • Equivalent qualifications
  • OR
  • Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years

Selection for interview will be made on the basis of your application, including the personal statement and the supporting written statement. If you are selected for interview you will be asked to bring examples of previous written work and to undertake a written aptitude test.

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Last updated February 2, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
17,920 GBP
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Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
United Kingdom London, England
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Duration 1 year
Price 17,920 GBP
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