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MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

APR

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Applied Psychology Fashion / Textiles / Clothing (Craft)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion is the first and only postgraduate course in the world that provides the critical insight into human behavior needed to understand and improve the human aspects of the fashion business. It emphasizes the application of psychology to positively enhance the industry’s impact on its workforce, consumers and the environment.

Why choose this course at London College of Fashion

Market leading: MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion is the first Masters programme in the world to apply psychology in the context of fashion.

Course content: the course philosophy is to enables graduates to: apply psychological theories and concepts and develop advanced research skills to solve real-world problems in the fashion industry.

Social focus: graduates have an advantage in that they can use their knowledge of these processes to solve problems in ethical and socially responsible ways that directly benefit themselves and their communities.

Career opportunities: potential graduate careers include business and research development, management and entrepreneurial roles. Graduates can also go on to specialize in other applied areas of psychology (they are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society).

Award winning: MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion was the joint winner of the 2016 British Psychological Society's Award for Innovative Accredited Psychology Programmes.

Career paths

It is envisaged that graduates from this course, will be highly sought across the fashion industry. They will possess the skills, knowledge and, moreover, the aptitude demanded by employers. Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior so it can be applied in all contexts across the fashion industries and beyond.

Some examples of potential graduate jobs are:

  • Consumer behavior expert
  • Data analyst
  • R&D research scientist

Modules

This unit builds on the knowledge you have developed during Research Methods 1 unit. You will learn more advanced techniques of qualitative data analysis and a variety of tests that can be used to analyse quantitative data and answer research questions. For this purpose, you will use software like SPSS or equivalent data analysis software and will learn how to use specialist online data collection tools. With the rise of technology and big data usage across all industries including fashion, the ability to understand and work with data and communicate the findings in an accessible format is a highly desirable skill.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,550

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,610

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are as follows: An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline such as Psychology, Fashion, Art, Textiles or Business.

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