Taught course

Fashion: Menswear

Institution
Manchester Metropolitan University · Manchester School of Art
Qualifications
MAMFA

Entry requirements

You will normally have an undergraduate honours degree or a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard. In addition you also need to submit a Digital Portfolio.

Months of entry

September

Course content

MA Fashion Menswear is situated within a suite of postgraduate fashion provision and aims to develop visionary design thinking. It has a focus on the cultural nuances and perspectives associated with the design, fabrication and dissemination specifically associated with the development of innovative and culturally relevant menswear.

You will be based in an interdisciplinary studio environment with opportunities for collaboration with external industry partners and to link in with graphics, branding, textiles for fashion and knitwear. An optional element provides broader research perspectives, through media, digital design and by examining the urban conditions which underpin fashion’s cultural position.

You will be encouraged to produce and disseminate design solutions, which challenge traditional fashion outputs through material and virtual responses.

MA Fashion: Menswear is made up of five units totalling 180 credits.

Unit 1: Practice 1 - Design Intention

Unit 2: Choice of one option from the following (subject to change)

    • Contested Territories
    • Digital Futures
    • Health and Wellbeing
    • Images and Archives
    • Making Our Futures - Ecological Arts & Sustainable Design
    • Negotiated Study
    • Object and Context
    • The Museum and The City
    • Writing Research and Funding Proposals

Unit 3: Practice 2 - Design Proposition

Unit 4: Professional Platforms

Unit 5: Practice 3 - Major Project

If you choose to progress to MFA Fashion: Menswear award you will study a further two units of 60 credits each.

This route is focussed on the continuation of your practice aligned to the research and selection of appropriate public or professional venues and platforms to disseminate a significant body of work. You will be required to produce work for a public audience in the most relevant and appropriate form along with any implicit publicity and dissemination material.

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
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International students
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Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

MFA

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
courses@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 247 6969