Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Fashion (Menswear)

MA Fashion Menswear aims to develop visionary design thinking. It has a focus on the cultural nuances and perspectives associated with the design, fabrication and dissemination specifically associated with the development of innovative and culturally relevant menswear. You will be based in an interdisciplinary studio environment with opportunities for collaboration with external industry partners and to link with graphics, branding, textiles for fashion and knitwear. An optional element provides broader research perspectives, through media, digital design and by examining the urban conditions that underpin fashion's cultural position. You will be encouraged to produce and disseminate design solutions, that challenge traditional fashion outputs through material and virtual responses. You will also benefit from extensive industry links and networks associated with the well-established undergraduate fashion programme.

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: menswear major project, option unit (contested territories, digital futures, health and wellbeing, images and archives, making our futures -ecological arts and sustainable design, negotiated study, object and context, 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.


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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