An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years Selection for interview will be made on the basis of your application, including the personal statement, the reference, the supporting written assignment and project proposal. If you are selected for interview you may be asked to bring a portfolio of previous design work and/or may be required to undertake a written aptitude test. Student selection criteria: The course seeks to recruit students from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and welcomes applications from mature students. What we look for: The course seeks to recruit students who can demonstrate: The potential to develop their practical and critical abilities through academic study Critical knowledge of a subject area A capacity for intellectual enquiry and reflective thought An openness to new ideas and a willingness to participate actively in their own intellectual development Initiative and a developed and mature attitude to independent study English language requirements: All classes are conducted in English. The level required by the University for this course is IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in any one skill. For more information, read the University's English Language requirements page. International applicants: The International Recruitment Office at the London College of Fashion will help to guide you through the application process and answer any specific questions that you may have regarding our courses. This may include portfolio advice, the application process and fee advice. We offer a ‘drop-in’ facility for applicants who may be in London and wish to obtain further course and admissions information. Please contact us for further information on this facility. We can also arrange a tour of our facilities if we are given prior notice. Our contact details are: Address: London College of Fashion, International Office, 20 John Prince's Street, London W1G 0BJ. If you have a question, you can contact our International Recruitment Office by calling +44 (0)20 7514 7656 / 7678 / 7629 or completing our Online Enquiry Form. To find out more about studying in London, please visit the International students section of the London College of Fashion website.
Months of entry
This course responds to the fashion and retail industry demand for appropriately educated Design Management specialists who can effectively apply their professionalism to organisations, which might include fashion brands, retailers, manufacturers or consultancies.
This MA programme is primarily for design graduates, however those from business backgrounds, or with industry experience, are also encouraged to apply. The course benefits from LCF's unparalleled network of internal and external links. Students are able to undertake live projects and briefs, work with industry and research practitioners, and attend a wide range of presentations across the course, college and university.
The course supports global perspectives, and students are encouraged to apply business and theoretical models to their own experience and future career ambitions. The majority of students will enter roles in industry in both large and medium-sized companies, or entrpereneurial start-ups. Others may wish to pursue careers in further postgraduate study.
Information for international students
If you have a question, you can contact our International Recruitment Office by calling +44 (0)20 7514 7656 / 7678 / 7629.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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