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Fashion Innovation and Realisation

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Fashion / Textiles / Clothing (Craft) Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type


Course Summary

LJMU's Fashion Innovation MA provides a thorough understanding of industry design, technology and commercial practice within the fashion industry.

  • Expand your knowledge of fashion design or communication, and contribute to the wider field of fashion through research-based critical work.
  • Develop innovative fashion practice through guidance from academics, businesses and industry entrepreneurs
  • Work within an interdisciplinary, flexible and modular programme of study
  • Benefit from extensive networking and collaboration opportunities in fashion and related industries

Fashion Innovation and Realisation has the ability to liberate, transform and invoke power and, through shape and form, challenge traditional concepts of beauty, role and world perceptions.

You will be based in our award-winning John Lennon Art and Design Building which has the equipment and facilities you'll need to develop, create and photograph your work. In a competitive, portfolio-driven industry that requires creative skill and the ability to network, you will be well positioned to advance your career.

Different course options

Full time | Liverpool John Moores University | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Research and Practice 2 (Fashion, Innovation and Realisation) - Core
Research and Practice 1 - Core
Collaborative Practice - Core
Major Project (Fashion, Innovation and Realisation) - Core
Fashion Research Methods - Core
Studio practice
Fashion research project

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:1 in an arts or fashion industry-related subject a reference a sample digital portfolio of work to be submitted at the point of application to attend an interview a portfolio of work to be presented at interview.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool...more