Fashion Industry Studies, Master | Kent State University | Kent, United States
12 months
Duration
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
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About

The Master of Fashion Industry Studies degree in Fashion Industry Studies from Kent State University robustly addresses the highly interdisciplinary character of practice within fashion as an industry with a unique set of parameters that transverse many traditional academic boundaries.

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Overview

Fashion Industry Studies is an initial master's level degree for the academic advancement of students to engage in learning and experiences applicable to the fashion industry. The Fashion Industry Studies program from Kent State University prepares professionals who intentionally use cross-disciplinary and applied research methods to address complex issues and provide impactful solutions for the fashion industry.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a capacity for critical analysis of fashion to identify pertinent issues.
  • Demonstrate an ability to use cross-disciplinary and applied research methods with appropriate knowledge and technologies.
  • Demonstrate the skill of critically generating concepts and-or pragmatic solutions through testing and experimentation that connects fashion history, theory and-or practice(s).
  • Demonstrate abilities to effectively synthesize ideas and present innovative and pragmatic research-based investigations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Fashion Industry: a Unifying Lens
  • Forms of Inquiry in the Fashion Industry
  • Fashion Industry Practicum
  • Advanced Fashion Industry Practice
  • Historic Textiles
  • Theories as Applied to the Fashion Industry
  • Fashion Industry Design Management
  • Techstylelab: Digital Design and New Media in the Fashion Industry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94
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110
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Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
Take A Free Practice Test!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university1
  • Minimum 3.300 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
  • Official transcripts(s)
  • GRE or GMAT scores if GPA is below 3.300 for conditional admission
  • Goal statement (maximum 1,000 words) relating career/academic goals and research interests as they relate to critical issue(s) the applicant has identified in current fashion industry practice
  • Supportive materials that demonstrate research and writing capabilities (e.g., significant term paper, research project report and/or visual portfolio with minimum 5-10 examples of work in any media documenting design process)
  • a résumé will be required
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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