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Key information

Qualification type

MFA - Master of Fine Art

Subject areas

Fashion Design

Course type


Course Summary

The primary intention of the course is for you to achieve your personal employment ambitions whether as a design professional in the creative industries, or in related areas such as research, retail, marketing, and education. Be part of an interdisciplinary design programme which promotes an ethos of social and cultural innovation. Develop your specialist skills and knowledge in a collaborative studio environment. Innovate with materials, technology and conceptual thinking. Extend existing material practices in response to the needs of our rapidly changing world. Placing emphasis on personal research, this course gives giving you the chance to develop your own interests and ideas in a challenging and supportive environment. Academic staff are design specialists, researchers and practitioners who will support you to expand your practice whilst developing an independent and autonomous approach. This course prepares you for a career as a; independent design practitioner; designer; design manager; maker or manufacturer; company-employed designer; postgraduate student at PhD level.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 20 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


20 months

Start date



Ma Project (Fashion) (60 Credits) - Core
Project 2 (30 Credits) - Core
Project 1 (30 Credits) - Core
Negotiated Project (30 Credits) - Core
Theory Supporting Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Mfa Project (Fashion) (60 Credits) - Core

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

Students need to have a 2.2 degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject or significant relevant experience; appropriate study plans, including an indication of possible project topics and clear, appropriate and realistic learning aims; a high level of creative ability, as evidenced by a portfolio of work; ability to discuss design issues critically and confidently.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 7,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for highly skilled employment, creative problem-solving and dealing with...more

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