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Global Fashion Retailing

University of the Arts London (UAL)

12 months
23610 GBP/year
11550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This dynamic MA Global Fashion Retailing course at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is for students aspiring to enter a  career  in omnichannel fashion retailing, to shape current and future international fashion retailing strategy and operations.


Course overview

The MA Global Fashion Retailing course at University of the Arts London (UAL) is a dynamic and academically rigorous course, equipping you with the knowledge, skills and capabilities demanded by fashion retailers operating in an increasingly competitive, complex and unpredictable global environment. 

You will apply curiosity, inquiry, creativity and criticality through the synthesis of theoretical and practical approaches to learning. You will demonstrate the ability, knowledge and competencies to be effective and responsible leaders in the rapidly changing global fashion retail industry. Throughout the course you will develop skills in teamwork, communication, problem-solving and decision-making through independent judgment and critical self-awareness, working effectively both individually and collaboratively as a team.

With rigorous research underpinning the curriculum, you will explore and examine retail strategy and operations, internationalisation, brand management, consumer insights, responsible retailing, retail analytics, omnichannel retailing and creative retail futures, with a focus on sustainability, innovation and disruption within the retail business. 

The course structure provides you with the opportunity to personalise your learning. The specialisms are tailored to your interests and career aspirations.  The course is industry anchored, with guest speakers, and live projects embedded into the teaching and learning, ensuring course saliency whilst enhancing your employability. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Collaborative Challenge 
  • Retail Strategy and Operations
  • Brand Management and Consumer Insights
  • Research Proposal 
  • Creative Retail Futures 
  • Advanced Retail Business 
  • Masters Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The deadline has passed. However, this course will remain open until places have been filled. We recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

  • An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. 
  • OR equivalent qualifications
  • You will be required to submit a CV in support of your application. This should include your full education and employment history.
  • Personal statement - You should communicate your motivation for studying this course in no more than 500 words.
  • Masters Project proposal - You should outline a proposal for a research topic you would be interested in completing as your Masters Project.
  • We’d like you to submit a 2-3 minute video to help us understand a bit more about you.
  • There is no requirement to submit a portfolio for this course. However, if you wish to include a portfolio or other evidence to support your application, a digital portfolio may be submitted by providing a URL at the end of your Personal Statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23610 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23610 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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