Kingston University

Kingston University


This course's focus allows designers to question the role of the fashion designer and the body in the 21st century seeking out the new, and defining and devising new ways to design for a world we don't yet know. Students observe and respond to contemporary rituals of dress, identifying new codes and modalities for creating future silhouettes and fashion communication. Addressing the contemporary culture of fashion students engage within important areas of development: social politics, economics, environments, sciences and technology futures, such as digital design, digital craft, 3-dimensional printing, CGI-textiles, soft technology, high-tech and lo-tech product processes, bio-materials and nanotechnology, ethical and humanitarian production.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree in fashion design or a related subject such as body media, wearable technologies, product design, graphic design or fine art with a focus on the body or human interactions; a portfolio; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall.

Course modules

Modules include: Process module; fashion context 1 module; focus module; fashion context 2 module; major project proposal module; Master's project and exhibition.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through design projects; written submissions; presentations; and major project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,850 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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0844 855 2177