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Fashion Curation, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 15 months
    Duration

About

The MA Fashion Curation course at University of the Arts London (UAL) is a theoretical and practice-based exploration of all aspects of fashion curation, past, present and future. Fashion exhibitions have become increasingly visible in department stores, galleries and the wider community. This shift represents the growing status of the curator as a central cultural mediator and MA Fashion Curation prepares students for a career in this.

A key aspect of this course is the practical skills and experience gained in staging a live fashion-related exhibition. This group project presents students with an exciting collaborative opportunity to explore a range of approaches, mediums and practices that constitute the roles required in realising a curatorial project.

Careers

Masters graduates have an advantage in the employment market, obtaining work in a wide range of vocational and academic fields related to fashion. MA Fashion Curation could lead to a breadth of exit profiles including Fashion or Art and Design Curator, Arts and Events Management Assistant and Administrator or Consultant. 

Graduates of the course have gone on to work in many roles within the industry, at organisations including the British Council, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Fan Museum Greenwich. The MA also provides an excellent preparation for higher level research degrees (MPhil or PhD), with an increasing number of graduates undertaking research, writing and teaching within fashion related subjects.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The Past and Future of Fashion Curation 
  • Research Methods 
  • Collect/Recollect 
  • Masters Project 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Applications are accepted, and offers are made throughout the year. The course will be closed once spaces are filled so we advise that you apply early.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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

Entry requirements

  • An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application;
  • OR Equivalent qualifications
  • You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) in support of your application. This should include your full education and employment history.
  • The personal statement is your opportunity to tell us about yourself and your suitability for the course that you intend to study.
  • Applicants should submit a review of a dress-based exhibition, or a catalogue, of 750-1,000 words. 
  • Applicants should submit an idea for an exhibition proposal that will form the basis of your final project.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19930 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10890 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10890 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

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