Clare Mcturk

Principal Lecturer & Educational Lead

Clare Mcturk

Principal Lecturer & Educational Lead


Telephone: 0161 247 2139

Principal Lecturer in Fashion Buying and Department Education lead I am responsible for teaching, learning and educational metrics. Graduating from Leeds Beckett with BA (Hons) Consumer Services Management, I spent ten years fashion buying for the outdoor clothing industry before joining MMU to lead the Fashion Buying Masters programme where I teach buying, merchandising, sustainability, costing, and range planning.

I have an MA in Academic Practice, an Advance HE Fellow (FHEA) and I am interested in fashion technology, sustainability, employability and all things denim. I have taught in many external institutions most recently at Pearl Academy Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai, and I am an External Examiner at the University of South Wales.

Research interests: Made in Britain, Fashion Business, Fashion Buying, International Fashion Sourcing, Ethical Trade and sustainability and teaching and Learning.

Educational Lead role includes: Employability, recruitment, admissions, inclusion and diversity, induction, pastoral support, retention, the MMU Commitment and the student voice.

Office Location

Room RG.07
Righton Building
Manchester Fashion Institute
Manchester Metropolitan University
Cavendish Street
Manchester M15 6BG

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9-5pm