University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion has been developed to address the need of the fashion industry for psychologically literate graduates who possess relevant skills in research, analysis, information synthesis, communication, IT and data handling.

**What can you expect?**

The course has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). BPS accreditation is a high'quality benchmarking process that prospective students and employers understand and value. It offers graduates the opportunity to apply for Graduate membership of the Society. With further study, Graduates of this course could apply to become Chartered Psychologists. Accreditation is evidence that the course meets BPS requirements in covering and assessing learning on core areas of psychology through promoting psychology as a science.

By applying the scientific study of human behaviour in the context of fashion, students on the course develop the ability to make a real difference in the world of fashion and business. Graduates are able to investigate, analyse, interpret and predict human behaviour in a broad range of contexts relevant to fashion and business. The course enables students to develop and more importantly, understand, the skills and attributes demanded by employers in many different roles within and beyond the fashion industries.

This course is based at John Prince’s Street, London College of Fashion’s most central site. Located at the heart of Oxford Circus the site has convenient access to every high street shop that London has to offer. The local areas of Marylebone, Mayfair and Soho are home to many of London’s main attractions, points of interest and museums.

**About London College of Fashion**

London College of Fashion, UAL, has been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. Through inspirational teaching we nurture the next generation of creative leaders and thinkers who work in responsible, analytical and ingenious ways. Our strategic commercial partnerships support local and global enterprise. Students benefit from our connections with industry, and so does industry. Through teaching, specialist research, and collaborative work, we empower our students to think differently, using fashion to examine the past, build a sustainable future, and improve the way we live.

Course Modules

Modules include: Research methods in psychology; cognition and creativity; personality and individual differences; quantitative research methods and data analysis; collaborative unit: Psychology; social cognition and lifespan development; Master’s project: Psychology.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
MSc £920 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £17,920 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline such as psychology, fashion, art, textiles or business. However, applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application; or equivalent qualifications. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in any 1 skill.