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Applied Psychology in Fashion MSc

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

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Cognitive psychology is concerned with how we make sense of the world we inhabit; how we acquire and apply knowledge or information. It is frequently demanded in interdisciplinary studies and is influenced by artificial intelligence, computer science, philosophy, anthropology, linguistics, biology, physics, and neuroscience. In this unit, we will study existing theories and evidence in Cognitive Psychology to understand and predict how people make sense of their world. Besides, we consider how cognitive processes influence and are influenced by, creative processes at individual, societal, community and global levels.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,220

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,920

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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. However, applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application; OR equivalent qualifications.

University information

With impressive alumni including famous fashion designers, artists and musicians, University of the Arts London (UAL) is a leading creative university. There are six Colleges around the city across 14 sites which offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. The Colleges are: Camberwell College of Arts Central Saint Martins Chelsea College of Arts London College of...more