Postgraduate Courses

Infographic explaining the different postgraduate courses we do - Undergraduate courses can lead to postgraduate courses, which take the form of shorter postgraduate certificates (15 weeks) or graduate diplomas (30 weeks). Both can be taken before or instead of a Masters. An integrated masters includes three years of BA and one year MA.

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. All of our masters courses are offered with flexible study options so that you can work to fund your studies, and we offer a range of funding support.

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.

Are you a UAL alumni?

If you studied an undergraduate or PgDip/PgCert at UAL, you may be eligible for a £1,000 discount on tuition fees for a taught Masters course. Visit UAL's Progression Discount page.

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.

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

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

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

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    This fashion retail course, is aimed at students who wish to pursue a management or creative career in multi-channel fashion retailing.

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

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    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).

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    Illustration by Zoe Stirling.

    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.

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    Styling by Frederica Cerri, Graduate Diploma Fashion Media Styling

    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.

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    Stamatia Megla, 2013.

    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.

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

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    Daniel Caulfield, MA Fashion Curation

    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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    MA Fashion Journalism 2015 Collaborative Unit project.

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

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    Release (2014) Raki Cheng

    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.

  16. Magazine project by Emily Lobell, PG Certificate Fashion: Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism.

    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.

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    Emmi Hyyppa, MA Fashion Photography 2015

    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. Peng Tai, 2015, Graduate Diploma Fashion Design Technology.

    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.

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    Lauren Moore, 2014

    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.

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    Hollie White, 2014

    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.

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    Film by Katharina Thiel

    This course looks beyond fashion design as we currently know it. Mixing design practices, innovative thinking and conceptual speculations, along with technology and science, the course finds strategies for the future state of fashion in ecological, cultural and social contexts.

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    Taeyoun Park, 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.

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    Kelly Cho, 2015.

    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.

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    Pattern and Garment Technology video by London College of Fashion.

    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.

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    Melanie Katchi, 2014.

    If you have studied a fashion or design degree and want to progress to an MA in Fashion Footwear, or branch out into footwear design, this is the course you need.

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.

  • MDes International Fashion Production Management

    This international fashion course equips students with the skills required to successfully manage global supply chains and production in the international fashion industry.

  • 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.