We were ranked No. 1 in London and No.2 in the UK for fashion in the Guardian University League Tables 2023.
The Fashion MA at Kingston University is a unique and innovative course combining the creative thinking of the Design School core beliefs with a very solid and 'creative' fashion industry focus.
With a heritage and specialism in womenswear, menswear, knitwear, and digital or fashion artifact outcomes, the course combines industry standards with a creative and contemporary approach to fashion design developing a holistic and exciting approach to fashion design and beyond.
Our broad design community and positioning as a progressive and highly-rated design institution mean that Fashion can actively collaborate and share ideas with others across the Design School.
Fashion at Kingston School of Art combines industry standards with a creative and contemporary approach to design. You will be encouraged to think creatively and apply your ideas and concepts to a series of briefs, some of which will be from industry sources and practitioners. Outcomes are non-prescriptive and will be driven by your ambition and approach.
The craft and skill of fashion are paramount and are developed through pioneering projects with industry practitioners from our team.
Within the curriculum, the modules give you the unique opportunity to expand your current design thinking and methodology, experiment and transform your medium, and work in dynamic teams to exchange and create ideas.
The design team has diverse and relevant industry experience as well as the academic skill
Reasons to choose Kingston University
- In Kingston's broad design community, you can connect and interact with designers from a wide set of disciplines. There is a wealth of high-tech workshops and facilities.
- Kingston has well-established industry links and partnerships, enabling you to work on live projects with collaborative partners.
- There is the opportunity for work placements at prestigious design houses. Previous placements include Viktor & Rolf, McQ, Craig Green, JW Anderson, Paul Smith, Hugo Boss, COS, Roland Mouret, Julien Macdonald, Erdem, Roksanda, Orla Kiely, and Mother of Pearl.