Taught course

Fashion: Knit

Kingston University · Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Entry requirements

- A good first degree in fashion design or a related subject, product design, graphic design or fine art. - A portfolio will be required for interview. - Interviews can take place locally or via the internet.

Months of entry


Course content

Fashion MA: Knit offers a specialism in an area for which Kingston University has recognised success.

Students will follow the same programme as MA Fashion, however specialist projects will be offered within existing modules to those students wishing to specialise in knit.

MA Fashion has close links with industry including:

  • Evans Arcadia Group;
  • The Women's Institute;
  • Woolmark;
  • UKHKA (UK Hand Knitting Association); and
  • Abercrombie & Fitch.

Kingston University has two digital knit machines with a fully trained knit technician. Facilities also include dubied machines, domestic knit machines, electronic linkers and overlockers.

Graduates can expect to accept positions as Knitwear designers, textile/swatch designer, fashion designer, yarn developer, research and development, retail and marketing.

Students who wish to follow the Fashion MA: Knit pathway should apply for Fashion MA and state their preference for Fashion MA: Knit at their interview.

Information for international students

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

08448 544973/+44 (0)20 3308 9930