2020/21 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
MA Fashion Enterprise and Society
|Programme code:||MA-FAS/E&S||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Dr Caroline Hemingray||Contact address:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
Total credits: 180
An Upper Second Honours Degree or better in Design or a related subject. Non-Standard entry will be considered in exceptional circumstances. International students whose first language is not English must also satisfy the University of Leeds requirement for English Language; either IELTS (6.5 overall with not less than 6.0 in all components), TOEFL iBT (94 overall with at least 21 in listening, 23 in reading and speaking, and 24 in writing) or PTE (64 overall and at least 60 in all components).
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
School of Design
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
School of Design
The concept behind the course represents a new direction in the combination of strategic design, fashion enterprise and social impact. Entrepreneurial design thinking, as part of a corporate or individual environment, serves as a catalyst for economic growth, and this course will provide an opportunity for graduates or those working in the fashion industry, to further their studies and become successful fashion business innovators. The unique structure of study will allow you to develop research, analytical and entrepreneurial skills and become adept at flexible and future focused market thinking.
Core modules studied in the School of Design are: Fashion marketing; Fashion futures; Cultural research methods; Professional and contextual studies or a dissertation.
These will be studied alongside two modules delivered by the Leeds Enterprise Centre, Leeds University Business School: Enterprise and society; Enterprise awareness and new venture creation.
Optional modules include: Fashion communication and photography; Fashion industry analysis; Textile product design, innovation and development.
These taught modules reflect the expertise from both Schools and provide students with a progressive learning experience and perspective on this dynamic discipline. They will develop the potential to challenge and contribute to a thriving global creative business sector. The course embraces both theory and practice to inform future fashion philosophy.
Year1 - View timetable
Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules
|DESN5300M||Fashion Marketing||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|DESN5301M||Fashion Futures||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May, Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|DESN5318M||Research Methods||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|LUBS5531M||Critical Entrepreneurship Studies||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
|LUBS5537M||New Venture Creation||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May|
|LUBS5963M||Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Creation||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan), 1 May to 31 July|
Candidates will be required to study 30 credits from the following options
|DESN5160M||Brand Design and Management||15 credits||1 Jan to 31 May, 1 May to 31 July|
|DESN5303M||Fashion Communication and Photography||15 credits||1 May to 31 July, Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|DESN5305M||Fashion Industry Analysis||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun), 1 May to 31 July|
|DESN5312M||Sustainability and Fashion||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan), 1 May to 31 July|
|DESN5313M||Fashion Product Development||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun), 1 May to 31 July|
|DESN5319M||Internationalisation in the Fashion Industry Context||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan), 1 May to 31 July|
|TEXT5304M||Textile Product Design, Innovation and Development||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun), 1 May to 31 July|
The optional modules listed are indicative of those available. The School reserves the right to withdraw and introduce new optional modules in line with the annual review and development of teaching within the School. It may also be necessary on occasion to withdraw modules due to staff absence or very low enrolment numbers.
Candidates will be required to study 60 credits from the following optional modules
|DESN5316M||Fashion Realisation and Contextual Studies||60 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun), 1 May to 31 Oct|
|DESN5317M||Dissertation: Fashion Enterprise and Society||60 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun), 1 May to 31 Oct|
Year2 - View timetable
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