Regent's University London

Course Introduction

This programme is designed for brave, innovative individuals who want to challenge the conventions of the one of the most fast-moving and competitive fashion industries. New technologies are changing the world of journalism, and there is more demand for content about fashion than ever before. You will be trained in traditional journalism skills, including: Copywriting; Editing; Interviewing; Legal issues; Reporting; Pitching.

You will also explore other forms of communication, including: Digital platforms; E-commerce; Social media; Branded content; Multimedia creation (video and audio); Advertorials; SEO. You will study the history and theory of fashion as well as emerging trends. You will also learn to analyse brands and products, from high-street chains to luxury designers. The MA Fashion (Journalism) programme is an ideal progression for students with a BA degree in fashion, or a discipline other than fashion who may wish to move specifically in to the specialist field of fashion journalism in its broadest sense.

The programme will equip you with the interdisciplinary skills to succeed as a fashion journalist. You will also be able to consider a wide range of related roles, including: Fashion trend researcher; Online fashion entrepreneur; PR and brand strategist; Publishing assistant.

Start Date:

EXPECTED SEP-2020, EXPECTED SEP-2020.

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