Study fashion at the Manchester Fashion Institute
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Our courses give you the skills, experience, contacts and confidence to succeed in the competitive world of fashion. Across undergraduate and postgraduate levels, our courses cover fashion design, business, promotion, buying and technology. Your life as a fashion professional starts here.
We are proud to be a part of Manchester Metropolitan University; with a total student population of over 38,000, it is one of the largest higher education campuses in the UK. With a history dating back 175 years, the University’s distinctive character is defined by a combination of academic practice and professional expertise.
A professional focus
The University is committed to delivering advanced vocational educationand cultivating employability.
Our portfolio of high-quality, academic programmes are created in partnership with leading, industry contacts to ensure skills and qualities meet the needs of the sector. Our links with industry allow us to offer our students the opportunity to apply for placements around the globe.
To help ensure our students have a combination of academic knowledge and practical work experience, we have a placement year scheme as part of all of our courses at Manchester Fashion Institute. A placement year is an excellent opportunity for our students to gain practical experience in preparation for entering the industry as a graduate.
We have a selection of courses which have a particularly strong international focus and appeal to international students who might be considering study in Manchester.
BA (Hons) International Fashion (Top Up)
This top up degree is the perfect course for students who wish to use their current qualifications to develop skills in international fashion practices.
On successful completion of this 1-year top up you are able to progress directly on to one of the following MA or MSc postgraduate degrees at Manchester Fashion Institute.
MA/MSc Fashion and Business
This 1-year degree is aimed at both fashion creatives who wish to gain a sound knowledge of business to underpin their practice and students from a business background who wish to gain a professional understanding of fashion. You are given the option to complete either an MA or MSc degree
on this programme.
MA Fashion Buying and Merchandising Management
This is a one-year, industry-led conversion course that gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform and maintain contemporary content and foster innovative projects.