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What will I learn?

Are you a creative and innovative thinker, with the ambition to lead the industry of the future? This MA Fashion and Textiles degree course will help you develop the skills and critical awareness to apply your creative talent in this exciting and constantly evolving industry. On this course, you'll expand your core practice within a fashion or textile context. You'll identify and explore your own motivation and be challenged to create designs that respond to social and environmental issues. You'll also get the opportunity to develop and hone transferable skills, getting the confidence and tools to become a successful innovator and leader in your chosen field. Whatever the direction and focus of your studies, we'll help you develop your creative, critical and practical skills to achieve considered and professional outcomes with commercial viability. Whether you're looking to move into a leadership or management role, or start your own business, this course will help you achieve your goals. What you'll experience On this Fashion and Textiles degree course, you'll: Work in our creative studios and workshops with the latest tools and equipment Get guidance and support from industry-experienced academic tutors and highly skilled technicians Have opportunities to work across different disciplines or collaboratively on funded research and innovation projects Get professional experience through work-based learning Experiment with and combine traditional skills and techniques with new digital technologies Build on your prior learning, skills and expertise in experimental and innovative ways across fashion and textiles Produce a major project based on your own research, and supervised by academic, technical or business mentors Hear from inspirational guest speakers from various creative fields through the Enrichment Programme Organise individual or group exhibitions or events Have opportunities to go on study visits to cultural and industrial hubs, in the UK and abroad Careers and opportunities When you graduate from this course, you'll have the creative, critical, practical and business skills needed for a successful career.

Which department am I in?

School of Art and Design

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
Tuition fees are subject to annual increase. Additional cost may apply.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

University of Portsmouth

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry to our postgraduate Master's programmes, you'll usually need to have a Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.6 /4 or above from a recognised Higher Education institution. Students need a minimum of IELTS band 6.5–7.0, with no component below 6.0.

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

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities