Taught course

Ethics in Fashion (Communication, Consumerism and Sustainability)

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Textiles and Design
Qualifications
MScDiploma

Entry requirements

Attracting applicants from art and design backgrounds and resulting in a design collection. You should hold a good (first or second class) Honours degree or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or Overseas University. In addition, work or project experience in a related company role will be taken into consideration as part of the application process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The new MSc Ethics in Fashion is a research led, taught programme, focussed on analysing and understanding the industry, whilst mapping the changes in practice, monitoring the voices and diversity of stakeholders in the supply-chain. The programme offers a chance for ethically aware graduates and established professionals to refresh and extend their knowledge and skillset. An escalating need for an Ethics in Fashion programme has been identified, and Heriot-Watt University is in a unique position with subject specific research faculty, global industry links, outstanding fashion and textiles facilities and an enviable pastoral location, with strong transport connections.

The taught programme has been created for those wanting to work, or already working in the fashion and textiles industries, in design, sourcing management, buying, journalism and corporate affairs. The qualification provides a set of fresh perspectives and insights for an existing first degree qualification, or relevant experience in any of the above areas or similar for those wanting to be part of the dynamic changing industries.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Diploma

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Manager Ruth Paterson
Email
r.paterson@hw.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1896 892156