Creative Direction for Fashion Media at Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design - UCAS

Course summary

The MA Creative Direction for Fashion Media is a unique industry-focused programme that allows you to learn about visual storytelling, media branding, and multi-media production. Drawing on from Condé Nast’s knowledge and expertise, the course delivery is split between taught academic content, practical and technical workshops, independent research as well as masterclasses from leading industry professionals in exploring the creative, commercial, and critical dimensions of print, digital and experiential fashion media. The programme is situated within the fashion media portfolio of the college that also includes master’s courses in Fashion Journalism and Fashion Media Strategy. Students on MA Creative Direction for Fashion Media will share some taught sessions and projects with the other fashion media masters in order to nurture collaboration and to ensure that students acquire a holistic understanding of fashion media industries. The purpose of the programme is to provide opportunities for you to become an effective practitioner in your chosen field within fashion media. The programme aims to develop key transferable skills in communication, critical thinking, reflation as well as project management in preparing you to innovate and push the boundaries as a fashion storyteller, media business leader, or visual communicator. The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design has a strong focus on preparation for industry. The programme aims to support an effective transition from study to employment, linking theory, and academic study to industry practice. You will become familiar with real industry situations that will allow you to continue to advance your knowledge and understanding and to develop new skills to a high level after graduation. During the course, you also have an opportunity to complete 4-week relevant work experience as part of your professional development.


Term 1 Fashion Media Futures /Critical Research: Understanding Audiences Term 2 Multi-Media Production /Critical Research: Understanding Audiences Term 3 Visual Culture & Creative Direction for Fashion / Final Masters Project Term 4 Final Masters Project

Assessment method

Assignments and project based

How to apply

International applicants

English language requirements IELTS level 6.5 or above or equivalent Secure English Language Test (SELT)

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are an honours degree, preferably at 2:2 or above, or an equivalent EU/international qualification. Applicants must be aged 18 years or older on the first day of the course. Specific entry requirements for MA Creative Direction for Fashion Media A design/visual-based degree in an appropriate subject such as Graphic Design, Fine Art, Visual Communication, Photography or UX design.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £24950 Whole course
England £24950 Whole course
Northern Ireland £24950 Whole course
Scotland £24950 Whole course
Wales £24950 Whole course
Channel Islands £24950 Whole course
EU £29950 Whole course
International £29950 Whole course

Additional fee information

Deposit Fee – Confirming a Place In order to confirm and secure a place on this course, applicants holding an offer from us must pay a non-refundable deposit of £3,000.00. Offers must be accepted, with the deposit payment made, within 2 weeks of the offer letter date. Paying Tuition Fees Once a place has been accepted and secured with a deposit, students will be required to settle their relevant tuition fees by 15th August in advance of the course start date. International students are required to pay their first instalment from 15th March in order to obtain a CAS for a Student Visa application – this instalment will be due immediately for offers accepted between 15th March and 15th August by international students. Please note that international students will be required by UKVI to prove that the full course fee amount is accessible to them (in addition to other amounts) before a Student Visa is granted. For more information please see our International Students page, including visa requirements. All students can request an instalment plan. The total course fee (less the deposit amount) will be payable over 4 termly instalments under this arrangement. Full details and schedule are in our Terms and Conditions ( There is an additional fee for an Optional New York Trip of about - £1,200 and the Graduate Exhibition Project, which is individual to the student's project.

Sponsorship information

There is no sponsorship available.

Creative Direction for Fashion Media at Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design - UCAS