Taught course

Fashion and Business

Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

This course will normally admit students with a good UK honours degree or international equivalent in a fashion design, business or marketing related discipline. It is designed to allow students with a keen interest in fashion to acquire a postgraduate qualification in a specific fashion design or business area.

Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification. Accepted English qualifications can be viewed here.

Months of entry


Course content

This one-year programme is an industry-focused collaboration between Manchester Fashion Institute and the Business School at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The MA/MSc Fashion and Business course is aimed at fashion creatives who want to continue developing their creative practice whilst gaining a sound knowledge of business, students from a business background who wish to gain a professional understanding of the fashion industry and fashion marketing students who would like to explore creative areas of fashion practice underpinned by a knowledge of fashion business.

The course structure provides you with the opportunity to follow a personal route, which is tailored to your interests and career aspirations. All students completing the programme will exit with an MA or an MSc in Fashion and Business. The work that you generate throughout the course, presented through individual portfolios or bodies of work, will define your exit award.

The MA/MSc Fashion and Business is defined by product and commerce and all units have been selected to reflect the fashion industry from concept to consumer and beyond.

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification and course duration


full time
1 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6969