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MA Fashion overview

As the reputation of Fashion and the MA course at NUA continues to grow we continue to invest.

Facilities include three fully equipped open plan studios providing a creative and supportive environment in which to refine and professionalise your practice based on a strong couture emphasis. You will be encouraged to experiment with processes and materials as you question and extend the boundaries of your design.

Tutors are expert practitioners having sold their own labels through Harrods and Harvey Nichols and worked for designers including French Connection, Nicole Farhi and Roland Mouret. Visiting industry professionals and studio technicians will support your exploration of bespoke tailoring, experimental cutting and draping methods, the traditions and craft of haute couture, hand and machine finishing techniques and the use of contemporary technologies.

You will master traditional and couture techniques while also developing your own style through innovative and conceptual design. With a focus on preparing you both intellectually and professionally for employment, the course attracts students who aspire to become leaders in the fashion industry.

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Watch a film about our Postgraduate student experience and the MA Degree Show 2015

N170 Postgraduate Student Scholarships


NUA is offering eight £10,000 scholarships for 2015 entry. For eligibility criteria and information on how to apply for N170 scholarships visit the Scholarships page.


Documenting all the success stories to come out of NUA.

“NUA students are supported to develop their own design philosophy.”

Denis Murphy and Francis Dove


Teaching Staff

Read about the achievements of the practitioners who teach on this course.

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Postgraduate Applications

Applications to all postgraduate courses should be made directly to the Norwich University of the Arts using an MA Application Form. Find more about entry requirements for postgraduate courses.


Campus resources

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“As a designer, I now find myself thinking more creatively and, through the course, I am finding new artistic freedom in research and experimentation.”

Naomi Wambugu
MA Fashion student

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Looking for funding opportunities?

Visit the Prospects website. International students check here if you are looking to fund an MA in the UK.

For further information email studentrecruitment@nua.ac.uk.

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MA Community

Find out more about the community experience of studying for a postgraduate degree at NUA.

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