Taught course

Fashion and Textiles Management

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

Entry requirements

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 course will give you an in-depth understanding of business processes and functions within the industry’s creative foundations. It attracts people from business and textile backgrounds – offering the chance to carry out structured research investigation.

The course aims to challenge traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, whilst promoting new approaches and processes in the industry. It also lets you concentrate on an area of study that’s particularly suited to you. What’s more, this fashion degree is supported by staff with knowledge that covers everything from design and manufacture to technology and creativity.

Objectives

  • Challenge traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, as well as creating the opportunity to promote new approaches and processes in fashion and textiles
  • Provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies to meet the diverse demands of the fashion and textile industries
  • Encourage, in inter-disciplinary projects, creative collaborations between subject areas to foster innovation
  • Develop an inter-disciplinary understanding of key issues relating to the design, management and innovation in fashion and textiles
  • Develop competent and confident professionals for the global fashion and textiles industries with an in-depth understanding of the creative process and its management in international and local contexts.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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