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What will I learn?

Our MA in Fashion and Lifestyle Promotion (with optional Professional Placement) looks at the links between fashion organisations and their consumers, stakeholders, and the wider fashion environment, and focuses on the creative essence of the fashion industry. This course is an ideal choice if your career goal is to work for a high-street/ online fashion, luxury or lifestyle brand.

The course will develop your intellectual and imaginative power through a programme of study that is formed from cohesion between theory and practice.

Within a stimulating environment you’ll exchange ideas supported through factual creative research, developed and contextualised. You’ll develop new connections within the field of fashion that challenge traditional design boundaries.

You will explore and use different research methods to investigate the branding and promotion of fashion through marketing, advertising, events management, PR, trend prediction, brand identity and media.

Why study with us

  • Fashion at the University is ranked in the Top 80 of the Best Fashion Schools in the World for 2020 (CEOWORLD Magazine).
  • Develop your specialist knowledge in the field of fashion by engaging and networking with other designers and artists.
  • The opportunity for a structured work experience will be provided for every student who requests it.

Future careers

Our Fashion and Lifestyle Promotion programme will prepare you for a wide range of careers within the Creative Industries including: Brand Manager, Brand Consultant, Trend Analyst, Event Manager, Campaign Manager, Related Fashion Industries and Teaching Profession.

Fashion industry employers range from top designers in well-established studios to high street retail outlets, supermarket clothing labels and manufacturing operations. Each one offers a range of employment opportunities in areas such as design work, creation, buying, marketing and PR.

Which department am I in?

Art, Design and Fashion

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (13,91,132) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2021

Venue

Preston Campus

Preston Campus,

Preston,

Lancashire,

PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have bachelors Degree from reputable university with GPA 2.6/4 for 2:2 or GPA 3.2/4 for 2:1.

For international students

2:2 Degree: Applicants are normally required to have completed an undergraduate programme or first degree in a relevant subject such as Fashion and Brand Promotion or Marketing or Public Relations or Journalism or Fashion Merchandising or Photography or Design. IELTS: Score of 6.5 or equivalent for applicants whose first language is not English. Postgraduate (IELTS 6.5 with no component below 6). TOEFL IBT: 91 (with minimum grades of 21 in each component).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

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