Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Fashion (Fashion Graphics)

MA Fashion Graphics 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. You will be encouraged to engage with contemporary fashion audiences through the creation of work that explores original approaches to product, concept and/or communication. Your work should demonstrate a keen sense of contextual awareness, knowing where the work fits in the world and how the world might affect it. 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

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.

Course modules

Year 1 (MA full-time): practice 1: design intention, practice 2: design proposition, practice 3: fashion graphics major project, option unit (contested territories, digital futures, health and wellbeing, images and archives, making our futures - ecological arts and sustainable design, negotiated study, the museum and the city, writing research and funding proposals), professional platforms. Year 2 (MFA full-time): practice 4: contextualising, practice 5: realisation and publication.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MFA Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MFA Part-time September 2016 - 4 years
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

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