Manchester Fashion Institute at Manchester Metropolitan University is home to a community of over 1,500 fashion students, from designers to merchandisers, managers, promoters and art directors, creating a culture of collaboration, creativity and entrepreneurship. Its teaching, research and innovation cross disciplinary boundaries, stimulating new connections, fresh perspectives and original thinking. With over 400 industry partners, placements are central to its undergraduate courses, allowing students access to international work experience opportunities.
The University is proudly home to two highly respected undergraduate fashion design programmes;
BA Fashion Design & Technology combines design innovation with in-depth exploration of the technical aspects of fashion manufacturing. Working to contemporary industry standards students design and develop innovative fashion products and ranges using both manual and digital technologies, with opportunity to specialise in Menswear, Sportswear and Womenswear.
BA Fashion follows an arts-based, studio practice model working collaboratively with other art and design courses in the Manchester School of Art. The programme offers a culture of creative expression with a focus on conceptual thinking, experimental textile practices and contemporary craftmanship. Alumni include Matthew Miller, Nabil Nayal and Aitor Throup.
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