• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


What Will I Experience?

A studio-based culture of inter-disciplinarity and exchange will underpin your post-graduate student experience, and on this  Fashion and Textiles Masters program at University of Portsmouth you will have opportunity to:

  • Work collaboratively on an innovation-driven integrated fashion label, providing a unique opportunity to gain real professional experience in a senior design role whilst achieving your Masters qualification.
  • Explore business research strategy and planning, develop analytical and entrepreneurial skills and become adept at flexible and future focused market thinking.
  • Experiment and combine both traditional skills and techniques with state-of-the-art digital technologies, pushing the boundaries of what fashion and textile design means and how it is communicated.
  • Undertake a substantial self-directed major project informed by your research and supervised by an Academic and/or Business mentor(s).
  • Go on study visits to cultural and industrial hubs, both in the UK and abroad.

What Opportunities Might It Lead To?

This course provides the opportunity to develop your creative, critical and practical skills to achieve professional outcomes and compete in a commercial arena as well as the visual, verbal and written communication skills to promote your work for commerce or postgraduate studies.

Here are some expected destinations our graduates may pursue:

  • Establishing a new business venture.
  • A leadership / management role within an existing business.
  • Working in Research and Development in a leadership/management role within service and design-led industries
  • An entrepreneurial / advisory role within an existing business using entrepreneurial thinking to extend business through innovation.
  • A product development role within an existing business using creative and divergent thinking to develop and extend business through innovative approaches to material usage and end user requirements.
  • PhD research / Research related careers.
  • Teaching


You will acquire research methods training and skills that are relevant to your current and future employment. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enterprise
  • Concept and Design
  • Skill and Manufacture
  • A Question of Research
  • Fashion/Textile Enterprise
  • Fashion/Textile Industry
  • Fashion/Textile Major Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A good honours degree in a related subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. An interview or online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process. 
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students  Part time: £3,250
  • International students Part time: £6,600

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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