MA Fashion Marketing and Sustainability

University of the Arts London
12 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
September 2023
Application deadline: UK Students: 26 January 2023 | Intl. Students: 14 December 2022 and 3 April 2023
University of the Arts London

About this program

MA Fashion Marketing and Sustainability

This unique, specialist Master’s course targets the next generation of purpose-first business leaders who seek to drive transformative innovation for necessary change, thus shaping the future of the fashion industry and our perception of consciousness.

When prioritising people, planet, as well as responsible profit, the global fashion industry holds unique potential to positively transform local interconnected communities as well as wider society. MA Fashion Marketing and Sustainability is intended for the next generation of highly motivated, purpose-led business leaders who not only respond to the growing consumer demand for sustainability but also seek to drive transformative innovation for necessary change.

Admission requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are as follows: 

  • An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline 
  • OR Equivalent qualifications; 

APEL (Accreditation of Prior (Experiential) Learning) 

Applicants who do not meet these course entry requirements may still be considered in exceptional cases. The course team will consider each application that demonstrates additional strengths and alternative evidence. This might, for example, be demonstrated by: 

  • Related academic or work experience (minimum of three years) 
  • The quality of the personal statement
  • A strong academic or other professional reference 
  • OR a combination of these factors 

English Language Requirements 

IELTS level 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Please check our mainEnglish Language Requirements. 

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Program content

Block 1

  • Regenerative Fashion in Practice
  • Brand Management and Consumer Insights
  • Collaborative Challenge

Block 2

  • Marketing Communications
  • Advanced Applied Strategy for Sustainability 
  • Research Proposal

Block 3

  • Master’s Project

Scholarships & funding

For information on scholarships, please contact the institute.

Program delivery

This unique course critically explores fashion marketing tools through an international lens and applies them to implement and support sustainable business practices. Sustainability, social equity, and regenerative practices are embedded throughout teaching and coursework, within each taught unit.

Additionally, the course seeks to examine, analyse and challenge current fashion business practices and explore alternative solutions in the complex global fashion supply chain, emphasising marketing communications and sustainable business practices. You will be encouraged to develop a deep understanding of the complexity of integrating and communicating transformational solutions.

What to expect:

  • Cutting-edge research: Learn directly from academic and business leaders at the forefront of sustainable strategies and circular economy.
  • In-demand skills and knowledge: Increase your understanding of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) foundations, and marketing techniques.
  • Industry-informed curriculum: Academic content is continuously revised to adapt to current developments in the industry.
  • Knowledge Exchange: Take part in industry-led workshops, and expert speaker series, and work together with students across LCF.
  • Enterprise: Proactively engage in innovative problem-solving to tackle real-world challenges.

Industry experience and opportunities:

The course curriculum will be supported by live projects with purpose-led industry partners, allowing you to directly apply theory to practice. You will be encouraged to engage with extra-curricular opportunities, for example, mentoring sessions and work placements.


Home fee: £12,700

International fee: £25,970

Career paths

Masters graduates have an acknowledged advantage in the employment market, obtaining work in a wide range of vocational and academic fields related to fashion, including working as a Marketing Executive, Brand Manager, Marketing Communications Manager.

The MA also provides an excellent preparation for higher level research degrees (MPhil or PhD), with an increasing number of graduates undertaking research in fashion related subjects, in practice or theory or entering into education as lecturers.

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University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2nd in the world for Art and Design according to the 2022 QS World University Rankings®, for the fourth year in a row. It has an international reputation in art, design, communication,...

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Why study at University of the Arts London

With multiple sites across London, UAL offers endless opportunities to draw inspiration from this global creative hub.

  • UAL has a track record for launching and furthering careers across the creative industries and beyond.
  • Graduates are frequently shortlisted for national and global awards ranging from the Turner Prize to the Oscars.
  • UAL is home to more than 2,400 postgraduate students.
  • The university offers a wide range of theoretical and practice-based research programmes leading to a PhD or MPhil.
  • UAL is ranked among the UK’s top research universities, with 83% of research conducted by UAL students and staff graded as world-leading.
  • UAL has a diverse student community, with students drawn from over 130 countries across the globe.
  • Students are encouraged to draw inspiration from London’s world-famous art galleries, museums and theatres.
  • UAL’s dedicated support service offers useful advice for international students including guidance on funding, visa applications and accommodation.

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University of the Arts London

272 High Holborn
WC1V 7EY London
United Kingdom

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