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MA Fashion Design Technology (Womenswear)

MA Fashion Design Technology (Womenswear)

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Full time


15 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Clothes Making (Craft) Non-Industrial Design And Technology Fashion Design

Course type


Course Summary

MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear is guided by experienced staff and resourced with a range of equipment relevant to the current industry. The course nurtures talent and develops professionals whose cutting-edge fashion research influences the future of the industry.

Why choose this course at London College of Fashion

Collaborative working: students can collaborate across disciplines within the college.

Sustainable focus: the course works closely with the Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) and has an underpinning of sustainable practices and mind-sets throughout.

Digital resources: research into a combination of digital and craft techniques is encouraged through the Digital Learning Label and Digital Anthropology Lab.

Facilities and support: students benefit from access to LCF’s extensive fashion archives to inform research. Gain access to our student enterprise team who can support and guide students in setting up their own brand.

Industry links: students are supported in developing collaborations with industry specialists.


Masters graduates have an acknowledged advantage in the employment market, obtaining work in a wide range of vocational and academic fields related to fashion. The course provides the industry with graduates who will have the capability to work as part of a creative team as a colleague and an individual. The graduate will have transferable skills for the creative industries including an understanding of high levels of design, time and project management, production and technical knowledge of types of manufacture supported by an aesthetic awareness and academic underpinning.

Graduates from the current MA Fashion Design and Technology have gained employment as innovators within the broad field of fashion design and technology or have identified a fashion house, large corporate company or alternatively choose to build their own identity through the launch of their own design label. Further employment of graduates has included trend prediction, stylist, illustrator, freelance designer or broad aspects of the creative industries.

Further employment opportunities include trend prediction, stylist, illustrator, freelance designer or broad aspects of the creative industries. The MA also provides an excellent preparation for higher level research degrees (MPhil or PhD), with an increasing number of graduates undertaking research in fashion related subjects.


This unit is your opportunity to innovate and explore developmental processes and engage with collaborative working practices. You will develop your professional negotiation, teamwork and networking skills that are essential in the cultural, entrepreneurial and creative industries. The emphasis of this unit is on cross-disciplinary student-led collaboration. You can conceive of your own project or engage with industry and college-based briefs.

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Entry requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are as follows: 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.

University information

University of the Arts London (UAL) is one of the world’s leading and most prestigious arts universities, maintaining an internationally renowned list of alumni. Being located in London, it is an ideal place to study a postgraduate qualification and get connected to a thriving creative sector. With modern campus sites spread across London, UAL offers over 100 taught postgraduate degree courses at the university’s six specialist colleges and...more

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