What will I learn?

Course summary

It is essential in this time of creative ambiguity that we develop and empower the individual. Therefore, this entrepreneurial menswear MA will recruit ambitiously envisioned designers to work on their creative expression through personal research, process development and informed professionalism.

In order for our students to establish their aspirations and to define a sustainable career path within a global design context the Course is delivered by the most inspiring menswear design professionals who provide a learning environment that is supportive, challenging and informed.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Westminster has a long history of producing menswear graduates capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry. Menswear graduates from Westminster in the last four years now work in design roles for companies including Tom Ford, Burberry Prorsum, Alfred Dunhill, Topman, Alexander McQueen, Harrods, GAP, Belstaff, J.W. Anderson, Bottega Veneta, H&M, Adidas, Pull & Bear, Aitor Throup, Timothy Everest, and James Long. Others go on to set up their own design brands including Aaron Tubb, who set up Bazar14 and Liam Hodges, who was recently awarded the NEWGEN award and shows at London Collection Men.

INTERNSHIPS

Westminster has exceptional industry connections and a great track record of successful internships that have benefited both the students and the fashion companies alike. Our internship programme was recently voted the best in the world in the 2015 Business of Fashion Global Fashion School Rankings.

CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY SERVICE

Our Careers and Employability Service is here to support you to achieve your full potential.

With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we provide you with a variety of opportunities to work and develop new skills. As a University of Westminster student, you’ll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.

Which department am I in?

Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£22,000.00 (US$ 27,146) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

21 September 2020, 18 January 2021

Venue

Harrow Campus

Watford Road,

Northwick Park,

HARROW,

HA1 3TP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students will typically need to have one of the following: Four-year Bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.8+ from an accredited institution. Students applying for postgraduate courses requiring a UK Second Class Upper degree will need a GPA of 3.0 and those applying for a course requiring a UK First Class degree will need a GPA of 3.5; Master's degree for MPhil/PhD entry; Students are not required to take GRE or GMAT exams. Postgraduate degrees – 6.5 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component (some schools require a minimum of 6.0 in each).

For international students

A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in fashion, textiles or design-related subject areas and substantial relevant work experience. Applicants are required to submit a portfolio, if this does not contain sufficient menswear content, applicants will then be required to create a virtual portfolio of three design projects that best evidence individual inspiration, and how this is developed through the process of designing. Applicants will also need to identify in writing a specific area of personal interest that they believe will create a positive contribution to the menswear industry and which they envisage studying in depth whilst on the course. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in all components.

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About this uni

Ranked 1st for international student diversity and among the top 15 most international universities in the world.

  • A thriving and modern university community in London
  • More than one million businesses within 20 miles
  • Works with over 7,000 employers for study & placements
  • Awards scholarships to students from over 50 countries