Postgraduate Courses

Katrina Wilson, MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear 2016

LCF postgraduate courses fall into three Schools - Fashion Business School, School of Design & Technology and School of Media & Communications – and have a unique focus on research, innovation, enterprise and collaboration. We offer a range of funding support.

Please note, the previously advertised flexible mode of study for MA is no longer available.

As part of UAL, our postgraduate students have access to a University-wide support network, the largest postgraduate arts and design community in Europe. This includes access to cross-disciplinary talks, exhibitions, performances, screenings, festivals and workshops, as well as pop-up common rooms.

Postgraduate courses

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    The Executive MBA (Fashion) has been created for busy international professionals working at a senior level and is designed to help you achieve a leadership role. The first of its kind to focus on fashion, this exclusive programme combines short face-to-face teaching blocks and networking events in London with online distance learning, accessible from wherever you are in the world.

  2. Combine creative and business knowledge and skills to develop a solid understanding of the fashion industry in this international course.

  3. A fashion design management course with a global perspective for students wishing to enter managerial roles within the fashion and design industries.

  4. This fashion entrepreneurship course develops entrepreneurs who can build and capitalise on the existing strengths in the UK and international fashion industries.

  5. A fashion retail course aimed at students who wish to pursue a management, or creative, career in omnichannel fashion retailing, to shape current and future international fashion retailing strategy and operations.

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    A fashion marketing and management programme with a global reputation for success in launching fashion industry careers.

  7. A dynamic, relevant and industry-facing fashion buying and merchandising course, with live briefs, keynote speakers and field trips. Students develop product, market and consumer insight, an understanding of the supply chain and strong negotiating skills.

  8. The first MA fashion psychology course in the world to apply psychology in fashion will help students gain a deeper understanding of a particular aspect of human behaviour in a fashion context using qualitative approaches (focus groups, interviews or case studies).

  9. The first and only MSc in the world that applies psychological science within the context of fashion to make a positive difference through increasing knowledge, improving performance and enhancing well-being.

  10. Discover the power of visual narrative and develop a portfolio of professional skills required to forge a career in the diverse and multi-faceted world of fashion media styling. A one year course where creative individuals can network, collaborate and transition into critical thinkers, distinctive image-makers and stylists of the future.

  11. Sara Felicio Rodrigues, MA Costume Design For Performance 2016

    The costume design course aims to develop confident and experimental practitioners who will push the boundaries of the subject of costume beyond its established traditional role.

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    Penelope Koliopoulou, MA Fashion Cultures 2012

    Investigate fashion, dress and style in culture and society. Examine the evolving relationship between fashion and film.

  13. A unique curation course that creates an opportunity to explore both the theoretical aspects and practical challenges of curating contemporary fashion and historical dress in a wide range of formats and locations.

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    Iranzu Baker, MA Fashion Journalism

    Learn solid journalistic skills and become an articulate and aware fashion writer on this fashion journalism course.

  15. This one of a kind, bespoke media course is aimed at industry practitioners, film makers and digital communicators, offering cross-disciplinary practice in film and digital media fuelling the industry's growing need for multi-skilled creatives LCF has an excellent reputation for providing a solid training base, access to specialist equipment and leading researchers in the fields of fashion, communication and technology.

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    A dynamic fast-track course preparing the next generation of fashion, lifestyle and feature writers and editors. Develop a professional writing portfolio. Build up essential contacts. Find your place in the industry.

  17. The course situates fashion photography within a range of social, cultural and theoretical models of practice and dissemination. Students develop significant project work - based on personal, professional and collaborative initiatives - that comes to define new possibilities of fashion photography within the media and its potential reach.

  18. Zuzanna Kwapisz, Graduate Diploma Fashion Design Technology, 2017

    This intensive one year programme allows you to develop your skills in creative fashion design technology, which will facilitate progression to MA study or into employment.

  19. Gabriel Camelo, MA Fashion Artefact 2016

    Internationally recognised as a pioneering incubator of original designers who challenge the notion of how fashion products change and influence the world we live in.

  20. Riina Poutanen, MA Footwear

    Innovate and challenge footwear design through new technology and craftsmanship and in the process, master fashioned footwear. In consultation with Cordwainers Advisory Board made up of key figures from the industry, MA Footwear offers the opportunity to design as well as craft.

  21. Fiona Fung, MA Fashion Futures

    Fashion Futures explores the nature and purpose of design in a rapidly changing world, building a generation of practitioners who are adaptable, experimental, eco-literate and culturally sensitive. The course places sustainability at the heart of fashion practice, touching on social, environmental, and technological agendas, whilst offering the freedom to create speculate and imagine paths to a better future."

  22. Chang Zhang, MA Fashion Design Technology (Menswear) 2016

    A dynamic menswear course with an international reputation for challenging the conventions of fashion design, nurturing and refining talent to produce some of the most forward thinking creatives in menswear design today.

  23. Alexandru Tunsu, MA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear 2017

    Guided by experienced staff and resourced with state of the art equipment, this postgraduate fashion design course nurtures talent and develops directional womenswear designers whose cutting-edge fashion influences the future of the industry.

  24. Jess Dik Jung Lin, MA Pattern and Garment Technology.

    Develop your skills in innovative pattern-cutting and garment technology, to provide companies with creative technical solutions through focused research that will advance the commercial fashion industry.

  25. This visual merchandising course is developed in collaboration with our industry networks, and allows students to create innovative visual merchandising solutions, with a focus on creativity, innovation and new technologies.

Integrated Masters

These programmes enable students to undertake three years of undergraduate level study, followed by a fourth year of postgraduate level study, leading to a Masters qualification.

  • MA Fashion Media Practice & Criticism

    A course for those with a practical and theoretical interest in the fast-evolving disciplines of fashion media and who wish to develop a voice in critical debates within fashion communication.

  • Msc Cosmetic Science

    This applied cosmetic science course gives you the skills and knowledge for a rewarding and successful specialist career in the cosmetic and toiletry industry.

  • MSc Strategic Fashion Management

    A course for those seeking a high-flying career in supply chain, merchandising, financial and people management in the constantly changing and challenging global fashion industry.