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Fashion Management

Birmingham City University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
12800 GBP/year
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About

The world of fashion is one of the globe’s fastest-growing industries, as well as one of the most competitive. This Fashion Management course at Birmingham City University equips you with the skills and knowledge to succeed as a manager in this exciting industry. Fashion Management - MA is provided by Birmingham City University.

Overview

What's covered in the course?

The course encourages you to develop the skills and competences of future managers in the Fashion Industry. To do this, you will be capable of making management decisions at both a strategic and at a tactical level, emphasising the complexity and dynamics of business and management and an awareness of the nature of the various factors which influence management decisions. Fashion Management - MA is provided by Birmingham City University.

The course encompasses numerous field trip opportunities for students to allow reflection on the developing knowledge and understanding as it relates to their professional practice and the fashion industry. The School provides a unique setting for students to observe their peers, taking advantage of the proximity of fashion and textile design students at The Parkside Building. The School of Fashion & Textiles has built a network of diverse contacts and partners over its history. This business-focused course will offer expertise and innovative ideas through the student body to our contacts.

You will be able to develop opportunities through collaboration with peers from other courses within the School of Fashion & Textiles as well as the Schools of Jewellery and Birmingham School of Media and across the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media; to broaden the range of careers opportunities across disciplines.

Employability and key transferable skills are embedded within the course ethos to maximise your capabilities and understanding of potential career opportunities.

Many modules require group projects in the field to build first-hand knowledge of the Fashion Industry. The importance of positive contribution to a team and close working relationships with colleagues is a key feature.

The course is structured to build on experiences and embrace real scenarios through live projects, simulated practice requiring actual problem solving. This aims to develop your confidence and ambitions to explore a breadth of careers opportunities within a global industry. 

Evaluating strategic and tactical business decisions will prepare you for working in Fashion by enabling you to understand the changing environment of competitors and stakeholders and adapt your plans and working practice accordingly. Your knowledge of management and marketing theories and how to apply them will be an advantage in many roles, and give you the flexibility to engage on many different levels with employers, clients and partners alike.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Industry Practice

  • Global Business Strategy
  • Leadership Development
  • Research and Professional Skills
  • Project Management
  • Global Fashion and Branding
  • Major Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be considered at any time up until the course start date.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
First Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree from a UK University
  • A first degree from an overseas university (GPA 3.0 out of 4.0 or average 75 per cent or any other equivalence to the above UK qualification)
  • Successful passing a Pre-Master's course approved by Birmingham City University
  • Successful passing a Pre-Master's course at another UK university/institution with a minimum of 55 per cent average

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Full Time 18 months (including Professional Placement ) - £14,000 per year

Funding

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