Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course's focus allows designers to question the role of the fashion designer and the body in the 21st century seeking out the new, and defining and devising new ways to design for a world we don't yet know. Students observe and respond to contemporary rituals of dress, identifying new codes and modalities for creating future silhouettes and fashion communication. Addressing the contemporary culture of fashion students engage within important areas of development: social politics, economics, environments, sciences and technology futures, such as digital design, digital craft, 3'dimensional printing, CGI'textiles, soft technology, high'tech and lo'tech product processes, bio'materials and nanotechnology, ethical and humanitarian production.

Course Modules

Modules include: Process module; fashion context 1 module; focus module; fashion context 2 module; major project proposal module; Master's project and exhibition.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st degree in fashion design or a related subject such as body media, wearable technologies, product design, graphic design or fine art with a focus on the body or human interactions; a portfolio; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,850  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees