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MA Fashion Enterprise and Society

Year 1

(Award available for year: Master of Arts)

Learning outcomes

On completion of theyear students should have shown evidence of being able to:
- demonstrate in-depth critical knowledge of enterprise and entrepreneurship theories and concepts using
techniques relevant to global fashion;
- critically evaluate the potential of business activities to deliver negative social and environmental
- demonstrate an advanced understanding of marketing mix and consumer behaviour and communicate
strategies for fashion products;
- research independent areas of interest in relation to the development of innovate and contemporary
fashion garments;
- clearly express the current context, issues and challenges of design research.

Transferable (key) skills

Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the
opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in
industry or area of professional practice;
- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;
- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;
- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional
- critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.


Achievement for the Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by a variety of
methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the programme and will involve the achievement of
the students in:
- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;
- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;
- evaluating received opinion;
- make sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of
complete data.
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