• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Reasons to study the Fashion and Textiles MA at De Montfort University:

  • Learn from an expert teaching team who are active in their own field, and maintain links within the industry and current designers, ensuring they teach real-world relevant skills
  • Learn in a highly stimulating practice-based environment that challenges you to develop and explore your chosen specialism and potential career path at Masters level
  • Enhance your academic research skills and understanding in order to ignite your creativity and authoritatively position your creative directions
  • Opportunity to contextualise your own work and collaboratively work with international practitioners within the discipline of fashion and textiles
  • Access to top-class facilities within a dedicated centre with access to a range of workshops and a host of specialist equipment
  • The new Vijay Patel building has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses
  • Guest lectures from fashion industry experts complement the course

Graduate careers

Graduates from the School have gone on to work in roles ranging from design, product development, buying, and garment technology to working freelance or starting up their own business. They have also gone on to work for national and multinational companies such as Agent Provocateur, Courtaulds, Abercrombie and Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Superdry, Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, French Connection, Jigsaw, Next, H&M, Kurt Geiger, L.K. Bennett, Clarks, New Balance, Tesco, Joules, and Primark.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods
  • Design Innovation
  • Design Communication
  • Fashion Promotion and Marketing
  • Design Research and Development
  • Promotion and Portfolio

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Not available to international students. 

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • 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:

    6

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You should have the equivalent or above of a 2:2 UK bachelor’s honours design degree in a fashion, textiles, footwear, or a contour related subject relevant to your chosen subject specialism.
  • If you have other professional qualifications and industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.
  • Interview and Portfolio - Applicants with relevant qualifications should submit a portfolio of work. Overseas applicants will be invited to send samples of their work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • UK/EU - £422 per 15 credits (part-time) per year

Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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