University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Fashion and Lifestyle Brand Studies

The course is predominantly theoretical, analytical and research based, allowing individuals from related disciplines who do not necessarily have appropriate practical skills, to study at postgraduate level within the fashion environment, individual projects will address a range of student led interests; supported by theoretical underpinning, case studies will inform the background issues emerging in the industry, whilst also exemplifying key directions for future markets; trend forecasting and application; brand management; consumer demographics; and industry analysis all underpin and facilitate the development of campaign planning and management.

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to have completed an undergraduate programme or 1st degree in a relevant subject (e.g. fashion and brand promotion, marketing, public relations, journalism, fashion merchandising, photography or design) at 1st or upper 2nd classification, or at the equivalent of a UK Grade Point Average of at least 60 per cent; IELTS 6.5 or equivalent for applicants whose 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Design research 1: Literature and contextual review (written assignment); design practice 1: Learning agreement (written document); reflective journal (blog/ research document); body of work (portfolio); design research 2: Position of practice (written assignment); design practice 2: Learning agreement (written document); body of work (portfolio); design practice 3: Body of work (portfolio/ internal conference paper / journal article / project).

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous.

Sponsorship information

20 per cent discount on tuition fees for graduates of University of Central Lancashire.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
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01772 892400