Kingston University

Kingston University

Fashion and the Creative Economy

The course introduces students to the UK fashion industry and broadens understanding in terms of the relationship between the design, production, mediation, distribution and consumption of fashion.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class degree or above in a relevant area; 2 years' work experience in the creative industries; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 5.5 in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Course modules

Modules include: Design thinking and entrepreneurship in practice; managing creativity and innovation; leadership in the creative economy; contemporary issues in the creative economy; contextualising fashion I; contextualising fashion II; personal research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes essays, case studies, reports and presentations, plus the final personal research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,150 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East
Knights Park Kingston upon Thames KT1 2QJ South East

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177