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Fashion Curation

University of the Arts London (UAL)

M.A.
15 months
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22920 GBP/year
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This MA Fashion Curation course at the University of the Arts London (UAL) explores both theoretical and practical aspects of curating contemporary fashion and historical dress.

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Overview

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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11220 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11220 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.

Funding

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