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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course is designed to create the buyers and merchandisers of the future for the fashion, business, and retail industries. Using a combination of academic theory, creative skills, industry knowledge and direct business experience, our course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to buy, develop, build ranges and trade within the retail industry. Our four-year course includes a full year industry placement and the opportunity to study abroad for one semester.The focus of our course is both home and global, to reflect the nature of the fashion and retail industries. You'll have the option to choose to develop your global business and cultural awareness by combining your year of placement with an international exchange programme, with one of our academic partners in America, Canada or Hong Kong. We put a strong emphasis on real-world experience and you’ll benefit from an extensive and high calibre programme of guest speakers, industry-driven projects and a tutor team with considerable industry experience. You'll also benefit from all of the resources that London has to offer, including retailers, suppliers, museums as well as key shows, lectures and events, which you'll be encouraged to attend.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Westminster, London

  • University League Table

    111th

  • Campus address

    University of Westminster, London, 101 New Cavendish Street, LONDON, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, W1W 6XH, England

With students coming from 170 nations around the globe, Westminster is one of the most internationally diverse universities in the UK.
Courses at Westminster aim to prepare students for industry and ensure that work experience and placement opportunities are accessible to all.
Westminster offers a wide range of scholarships, including a fully-funded postgraduate award, supporting students from over 50 countries across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 86 8

    47th out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    140 62%

    27th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    56th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    124 61%

    33rd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    38th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    75th

    4

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