We are a multidisciplinary partnership at Manchester Metropolitan University. We bring together expertise from across the University, Manchester and the global fashion industry. In 2017, we ranked in the top 50 best fashion schools in the world in the Business of Fashion’s (BoF) Global Fashion School Ranking. 

Home to a community of fashion designers, buyers, merchandisers, managers, researchers, product developers and marketers, our fashion courses cover the breadth of the industry from fashion design, to business management, buying and promotion. We encourage you to be ambitious, visionary, enquiring, dynamic, innovative and experimental. Our aim is to provide a platform that will put you ahead of the competition and discover your niche in the international fashion industry.

At Manchester Fashion Institute, we promote a culture that empowers you to create your own opportunities for academic and professional development by taking advantage of our cutting-edge resources and unrivalled connections. Our facilities are industry standard, our academics are internationally connected and our research is pioneering.

Inherently proud of our Mancunian roots, we embrace our city, its heritage, culture and achievements. Our students thrive in a city that does things differently and we create an environment that equips you to rise to the challenge and fulfil your potential.

Our courses are for those with the ambition and drive to become leaders in their field, provide solutions for industry’s biggest challenges and to shape the future of fashion.


Courses offered by at Manchester Fashion Institute include:

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology – Womenswear

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology - Menswear

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Technology - Sportswear

BA (Hons) International Fashion (Top-Up)

BA (Hons) Fashion Buying and Merchandising

BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion

BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Management

MA Fashion Buying and Merchandising Management