Regent's University London

Course Introduction

This programme is at the cutting-edge of the sector. It is developed by academics at Regent's working alongside a panel of industry experts. It balances academic theory with specialist knowledge. You will learn to understand and analyse: Future fashion trends; Global retail industry; Digital innovation & technology in fashion; Distribution; Marketing; Sustainability in fashion; The global supply chain; Terminology of textiles manufacture. The fashion industry needs buyers and merchandisers who are ready to work in a fast-paced and globally-connected market. There is a particular emphasis on ethical dilemmas in the fashion industry, including both social and environmental concerns. In particular, there is a focus on sustainability throughout the programme.

The programme is designed to develop your imagination and creative thinking, and is well-suited for students with an entrepreneurial spirit. You will work on live projects for large retail brands, presenting directly to them. You will learn research skills as well as a range of vocational skills, including: Budgeting; Commercial awareness; Creating sample outfits; Creativity; Designing product offers; Giving presentations; Making data-based decisions; Predicting and analysing trends; Range building; Team working/building. As well as giving you practical skills, there is an emphasis within the programme on helping you to build your international network. For example, you can attend guest lectures given by members of our global fashion network.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £18,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £18,500 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £18,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should hold a minimum lower second class (2:2) UK Honours undergraduate degree from a recognised institution. Other equivalent international qualifications from recognised institutions will be accepted. Applications from candidates who do not meet the essential entry criteria outlined above are also welcome. In order to be accepted for exceptional entry, you must: Hold a minimum of two years? relevant work experience; Provide a 1000-word personal statement outlining your reasons for applying, and how your previous experience is of relevance to the programme you are applying for and Be prepared to attend an interview with the Postgraduate Admissions Panel.
  • International entry requirements: Students should hold proof of English Proficiency. For example, you may have: IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in all 4 component parts or Pearson?s Test for English (PTE): Overall score of 58, with 51 or above in each individual component or TOEFL IBT: Overall score 80 (We do not accept TOEFL from applicants requiring a Tier 4 visa, as this qualification is no longer accepted by the UK Visas and Immigration Department (UKVI). This list is not exhaustive.
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • TOEFL score: 80