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With over 40 years of expertise in fashion design, this course has been designed to help you to develop your creative, academic and professional potential. You’ll devise an individual programme of study, in the form of a project, which could be focused on your career aspirations, or an experimental investigation into fashion, art and fabrication. We will support you through flexible and responsive teaching and learning, helping you to explore and challenge the limits of fashion design.
– Work alongside other MA Fashion, Textiles and Knitwear Design students in our dedicated postgraduate studio
– Benefit from visiting professionals from industry such as Orsola de Castro, Jo Cope, David Telfer, Moxham, Christopher Raeburn, and Rickard Lindqvist
– Have the opportunity to visit London and join European study trips to Florence, Antwerp and Paris
– Take advantage of our extensive links with industry
– Have the opportunity to exhibit your work at New Designers in London
– Work alongside other Fashion, Textiles and Knitwear Design students in our dedicated postgraduate studio
– Opt for an additional advanced research module if you’re thinking of progressing to PhD or Professional Doctorate study
– Work with fellow students, practitioners and academic staff from different cultures and backgrounds
This course leads to a wide range of career opportunities, including:
– creative pattern cutter
– design studio manager
– production manager
– trend forecasting
– styling within companies and brands
Some graduates also use this course to support careers in teaching, lecturing, journalism and progression to MPhil or PhD study.
Recent graduates have set up their own successful businesses, or work within related careers in the fashion and textile design sector. Others have returned to their previous job with a renewed focus and enhanced career prospects.
If you are interested in starting your own creative business, the University provides start-up training and support through The Hive, our centre for entrepreneurship and enterprise.
Connections with industry
You will have the opportunity to take up short periods of work experience, learn entrepreneurship skills through business development courses and attend events held by our Employability team and other organisations. You will also be encouraged to undertake research into fashion, textile or knitwear design companies, or appropriate contexts, for retailing or showcasing your completed project.
In addition to the main focus of your project as set out in the project proposal, you are encouraged to enter national and international competitions such as the Redress Design Award, Bilbao International Art and Fashion Design Award, Arts of Fashion Competition and the Levis X Arts Thread Design Competition. Prestigious competitions provide you with opportunities to demonstrate and promote your creative and technical skills and ability to answer an industry brief to a global audience that can lead to employment and press opportunities.
You will be invited to collaborate on projects and attend research events and symposia. Recent exhibitions our students have been involved in include:
– Crafting Anatomies
– Knitting Nottingham
– Journeys in Lace: Parts 1&2 (Lace:Here:Now)
– Lace Unravelled with Nottingham Castle
Our students also benefit from visits to Nottingham Castle to explore their extensive fashion and textiles collection
You will also be invited to submit your work to be considered for exhibition at London’s New Designers, a prestigious graduate design show, and other subject and student-run initiatives at the University and across Nottingham.