University of Southampton
Fashion Marketing and Branding MA
University of Southampton

Key Course Facts

Course Description

MA Fashion Marketing and Branding will prepare you for a fulfilling career in the dynamic fashion industry. You’ll receive essential marketing and branding education, alongside an understanding of contemporary fashion issues and trends, such as globalisation, technological advances, fast fashion and sustainability. There is also a strong emphasis on employability and professional skills, with lectures and workshops focused on helping you achieve your career ambitions. Academics bring fashion sector experience and research expertise to the course. Their industry connections and the School’s close proximity to London means a high level of industry exposure throughout the course, through guest lectures and visits to fashion events. Based within a vibrant art school, rather than a business or management school, you’ll benefit from a concentration of fashion expertise and opportunities to put your skills into practice through collaborative projects with fashion design students. You’ll graduate with a Russell Group university degree and the skills and knowledge necessary to advance your fashion career or continue your studies at PhD level.

Assessment methods vary by module, but will include individual and group presentations, essays, reports a research proposal for your final project, and the final project itself.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic) 6 with no component below 6.0

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Fashion Marketing and Branding, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Lower second-class degree or above, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.


Tuition Fees Fashion Marketing and Branding MA

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £23000 year 1
International £23000 year 1

Additional fee information

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Southampton

The University of Southampton, often abbreviated to Soton, is a research university located in Southampton, England. Although the university was founded in 1862, it has only enjoyed full university status from 1952 onwards. The university has five campuses in total, with the main one based in the Highfield area of Southampton.

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