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Fashion and Business 

Manchester Metropolitan University

Master On Campus
12 months
15500 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This one-year Fashion and Business programme from Manchester Metropolitan University is an industry-focused collaboration between Manchester Fashion Institute and the Business School at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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The Fashion and Business programme from Manchester Metropolitan University is aimed at fashion creatives who want to continue developing their creative practice whilst gaining a sound knowledge of business, students from a business background who wish to gain a professional understanding of the fashion industry and fashion marketing students who would like to explore creative areas of fashion practice underpinned by a knowledge of fashion business.

The course structure provides you with the opportunity to follow a personal route, which is tailored to your interests and career aspirations. All students completing the programme will exit with an MA or an MSc in Fashion and Business. The work that you generate throughout the course, presented through individual portfolios or bodies of work, will define your exit award.

The MA/MSc Fashion and Business is defined by product and commerce and all units have been selected to reflect the fashion industry from concept to consumer and beyond.


Upon successful completion of this postgraduate degree, you will not only meet the immediate needs of a global industry, but you will also be equipped to lead the development of innovative new products and technological practice, to drive competitive advantage and to thrive in a climate of continuous change in the design, communication, and business areas.

The portfolio or body of work that you complete throughout this course maps onto your individual needs, dependent on your chosen career path. Therefore, whether it be industry employment, an entrepreneurial venture, social enterprise, freelance work or further postgraduate study that is your ambition, you will be well prepared to transition into employment. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fashion Practices
  • Logistics and Supply Chain practices
  • Marketing in Practice
  • International Business and Emerging Markets
  • Fashion Realisation
  • International Brand Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

This course will normally admit students with a good UK honours degree or international equivalent in a fashion design, business or marketing related discipline. 

It is designed to allow students with a keen interest in fashion to acquire a postgraduate qualification in a specific fashion design or business area. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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Updated over a year ago

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