MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation

United Kingdom
Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Course Fee

Course Overview

Course summary:

This fashion entrepreneurship and innovation course coaches creative thinkers who want to build their own new brand or develop and scale an existing fashion business. This course is building a track record in developing innovative UK and international entrepreneurs in fashion-tech, fashion media or fashion design.


This master's programme focuses on team building, leadership skills, opportunity analysis, customer segmentation, business modelling and viability assessment. Students will be able to identify market opportunities and contribute to the development of innovative fashion concepts.

Great reasons to apply:

  • Experience personal and professional growth from the entrepreneurial coaching approach.
  • Learn how to lead and build a team from the ground up, using a learning by doing methodology.
  • Benefit from an established entrepreneurship network of international academic and industry partners and contacts.
  • The course has links with leading international business schools in France, Spain, Finland and Australia.

Who should take this course

Anyone Interested.

Course content

Course details:

MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation equips fashion creatives and entrepreneurs with the essential skills and toolkit to launch and scale new businesses effectively, and offers unrivalled networks across all sectors of the fashion industry.

In-depth studies of innovative emerging designers in the UK provide an understanding of the British fashion industry while extra-curricular international study tours provide valuable insights into the global fashion market. Industry presentations and factory tours have taken place previously in Paris, Milan and Shanghai and have explored everything from French Haute Couture to Italian craftsmanship and Asia's luxury fashion boom.

MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a dynamic and interactive learning experience that is built through key collaborative relationships in education (such as IFM in Paris) and industry. Through a supported and structured programme that includes entrepreneurial practice, new business models and planning and management of creative enterprise, participants are encouraged to develop new thinking and innovative concepts. Former alumni have launched their own fashion businesses or taken on entrepreneurial roles in fields such as buying, corporate sustainable responsibility and international brand building for perse fashion companies that span luxury to high street.

Course structure:

  • 12 months - 3 terms - level 7 - 180 credits

Term one:

  • Viable Fashion Ventures (20 Credits)
  • Building Effective Teams (20 Credits)
  • Leadership for Entrepreneurs (20 Credits)

Term two:

  • Business Modelling (20 Credits)
  • Coaching for Entrepreneurial Leaders (20 Credits)
  • International Collaborative Project (20 credits)

Term three:

  • Masters Project (60 credits)

Fees & Funding:

  • Home / EU fee

About Course Provider

University of the Arts London (UAL) is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university. Its unique creative community is made up of six renowned Colleges, each with its own world-class reputation: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

UAL is the world’s sixth best University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings 2018. Offering an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts, UAL is the main talent pipeline to the UK’s creative industries.

Home to a diverse community of over 18,000 students from 129 countries, UAL has a track record for launching and furthering careers. Our graduates can be found in every part and at every level of the creative and cultural sectors, from heads of global business to self-employed practitioners, and on shortlists for awards ranging from the Turner Prize to the Oscars.

Building on UAL’s association with some of the most original thinkers in the arts, students and staff are inspired to challenge convention, generate new ideas and nurture talent. Home to award-winning staff and students for more than a century, UAL’s Colleges are at the forefront of learning, creativity and practice in their specialist subjects. This close-knit College structure offers opportunities for learning and enquiry for people at all stages of their creative development.

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