University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Fashion Enterprise and Society

This programme combines strategic business design, fashion enterprise and social impact to help you become a successful fashion business innovator. Run by the School of Design and Leeds Enterprise Centre, Leeds University Business School, the programme allows you to view the fashion industry from social and cultural as well as commercial perspectives. Along with concepts such as consumer behaviour, supply chain structures, branding and marketing, you'll also study the principles of business and entrepreneurship and how they relate to social enterprise. You will also address the challenges of sustainability. You will mix design, business and market-centred innovation to gain a broad base of skills to thrive in a complex, fast-paced and rapidly evolving industry.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Bachelor's Honours degree or equivalent qualification. If you do not have a degree, you may also be considered in exceptional circumstances if you have relevant work experience. IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

Course modules

Core modules: Fashion marketing; fashion futures; cultural research methods; enterprise and society; enterprise awareness; new venture creation; professional and contextual studies or dissertation. Optional modules include: Fashion communications and photography; fashion industry analysis; redress-sustainability and fashion; textile product design, innovation and development.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment techniques are used, including presentations, essays, group and individual project work and portfolios of research and practical work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Design
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0113 343 3716