Manchester Metropolitan University

Design: Fashion Art Direction

MA Fashion Art Direction will provide the opportunity for practice-based postgraduate study in the creation of innovative visual communication and imagery for fashion end use. Outcomes could be related to print and pattern design, promotion, marketing, branding, visual merchandising, art direction, illustration, publishing or pursuing further postgraduate study. The programme will emphasise the importance of being digitally articulate and you will be able to combine this with traditional media and design processes should you choose to. Collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches will be encouraged, as will engagement with the creative industries beyond the School of Art.

Entry requirements

MA: You will normally have an undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent or a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard. In addition, you also need to submit a Digital Portfolio. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Year 1: Core Units: Design practice 1: intention method synthesis; design practice 2 (fashion art direction); professional platforms: optional units: commercial aspects of design; contested territories; digital futures; health and wellbeing; images and archives; making our futures - ecological arts and sustainable design; negotiated study; object and context; sciart; the museum and the city - the city as a museum; writing research and funding proposals. Year 2: Core Units: MFA - practice 3: contextualising; MFA - practice 4: realisation and publication.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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