Fashion Design (Womenswear) at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

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Course summary

Womenswear fashion design has always led the way in terms of prestige, creativity and opportunity, and our MA Fashion Design Womenswear masters course will give you the edge you need to break into this highly competitive sector. MA Fashion Design (Womenswear) aims to produce designers who are able to inspire and develop products with a high level of integrity and commercial value, as well as with an appreciation of social issues like equality and diversity. This course is suited to those who wish to further their individual design expertise in the context of new and established technological and responsible design dimensions. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with organisations from across the fashion and creative industries through your project work, allowing you to build your professional skills, your portfolio, and your network of contacts. You will exhibit your work locally and in London at the end of your course, which is a remarkable opportunity to showcase your talents to a global audience. As well as supporting those seeking to develop independent fashion labels, this course will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities within the fashion and creative industries and in roles as diverse as fashion designer, fashion director, stylist, buyer, account manager, visual merchandiser, fashion editor, industry commentator, or trend forecaster. We also offer other MA Fashion masters including: MA Fashion Design (Performancewear), MA Fashion Design (Menswear), MA Fashion Design (Sustainable and Ethical) and MA Fashion Design.


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant discipline. Applicants with appropriate work experience and/or a relevant professional qualification will be considered. Applicants are required to submit an online portfolio with their application. International qualifications: If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit English language requirements: International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit

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Fashion Design (Womenswear) at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS