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Fashion Cultures: History and Culture MA

University of the Arts London

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    London College of Fashion

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

MA Fashion Cultures and Histories offers students an opportunity to study cultures of fashion and dress through the lens of critical fashion history and theory. Students develop high-level writing, research and analytical skills to interrogate fashion as global industry and bodily practice, preparing them to become informed critics and communicators generating innovative knowledge about fashion in its multiple contexts and shaping the ways it is understood.

Why choose this course at London College of Fashion

Unique course: MA Fashion Cultures and Histories is the only theory-based master’s specializing in fashion studies offered by a dedicated fashion college in London.

Focus on theory: theory is our practice, as students develop a suite of specialized skills, competencies and knowledges to generate independent and original scholarship on a topic of their choice that contributes to the field of fashion studies.

Industry links: we generate theory to enact change in the fashion industry as students work closely with researchers and key industry partners to generate critical insights to address emerging questions facing the industry and our field of study.

Research links: the course is embedded within London College of Fashion’s culture of leading fashion scholarship as skilled scholars from our diverse and dynamic research community teach students on their respective research specialisms.

Masters graduates have an acknowledged advantage in the employment market, obtaining work in a wide range of vocational and academic fields related to fashion. Previous graduates have gone on to lecture in related fields in Europe and America, worked in fashion curation and archives, journalism, styling, retail consultancy, as well as to higher level research degrees (MPhil or PhD).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,920per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the Arts London

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London, London, WC1V 7EY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    138 62%

    29th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    65th

    3

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