24 months
15000 GBP/year
15000 GBP/year
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If you understand the importance and complexities of the global fashion industry, this online course is perfect for you. It will equip you with the skills and confidence to progress your creative knowledge into a senior management career.

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This unique online International Fashion Marketing and Design Management Masters is one of the very few online fashion management courses that integrates the two areas of fashion marketing and design management, drawing on expertise from leading academics at the Leeds School of Design.

Why study this International Fashion Marketing and Design Management MA?

  • Progress your creative abilities into launching your own brand or managing a new one.
  • Familiarise yourself with multi-platform social media marketing and digital design and communication with the fashion industry.
  • Learn the relevance of the strategic aspects of design management and service design by exploring design auditing and value typology across a variety of phases in the fashion value chain.
  • Benefit from career networking opportunities through a bi-weekly fashion forum, and a dedicated LinkedIn group for the course.
  • Choose from six entry points throughout the year to start your studies when it’s right for you.

Career opportunities

Leeds School of Design has an employability lead for postgraduate taught courses, and as an online student you’ll benefit from:

  • A range of events on careers and employability run throughout the year that include CV preparation and fashion job applications.
  •  Alumni focused events with recent and past graduates talking about their career journeys.
  • Networking opportunities such as:
  • Fashion Forum, a bi-weekly event featuring industry experts from around the globe who share their knowledge, tips, and experience.
  • LinkedIn groups, set up to encourage the sharing of ideas, discussion with peers, and help expand your professional network. 

Why the University of Leeds ?

The University of Leeds are one of the top 100 universities in the world and ranked in the top 20 in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2022), with a global reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

You’ll be learning with the School of Design, ranked 7th in the UK for Art and Design (Complete University Guide, 2022) and 8th in the UK for research impact in Design (REF, 2014).

At the school you’ll learn from academic staff who are involved with collaborative research centres including: Clothworkers’ Centre for Textile Materials Innovation for Healthcare, LAND2, and Water @ Leeds.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • International Fashion Marketing and Creative Brand Management - 15 credits
  • Case Studies in Global Fashion and Sustainability - 15 credits
  • Strategic Digital Marketing for Fashion - 15 credits
  • Strategic International Fashion Marketing and Brand Management - 15 credits
  • Innovation and Portfolio Management in International Fashion - 15 credits
  • Social Media Marketing and Communication - 15 credits
  • Research Project Foundation: Research Methods and Data Analysis - 15 credits
  • Design Management - 15 credits
  • Internationalisation across the Fashion Industry Value Chain - 15 credits
  • Research Project - 45 credits

This course is designed for professionals from a wide range of disciplines in many different sectors. Each week, you’ll have live face-to-face time with module tutors in a mixture of structured and open-ended learning sessions

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Start the course at multiple points throughout the year.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A First or 2.1 (hons) Bachelor degree in any subject. 

  • If you hold a 2.2 (hons) Bachelor degree in any subject, or professional qualifications equivalent to Bachelor with Honours/Masters we’ll consider your application for the MA course if you have at least three years of relevant work experience in a professional environment.

  • If you hold professional qualifications or Higher Education qualifications equivalent to Level 5, we’ll consider your application for the MA course if you have at least five years of relevant work experience in a professional environment.

  • Professionally qualified candidates who do not meet the formal qualifications will also be considered but assessed individually.

Language requirements

  • GCSE English language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.
  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. Find out more on the university website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 24 months.


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