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Fashion Buying and Merchandising Management MA

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Manchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative projects and maintain contemporary content and foster innovative projects.

Throughout your Masters you will develop professional, managerial and personal abilities, including commercial awareness, negotiating and relationship management skills, alongside developing your visual skills in a business context to enable you to operate successfully within the global industry.

You will also gain an in-depth knowledge of finance, industry developments, profit margins, pricing, sales strategies and turnover and how to confidently convey your ideas through successful communication and contemporary presentation.

CAREER PROSPECTS

This course will prepare you for a career within the complex and rapidly changing fashion landscape. You will gain the essential skills to work within this fast-paced industry at a managerial level.

Graduates have typically found career opportunities in fashion design, manufacture, product development, merchandising, buying, marketing and off-shore sourcing in destinations around the globe. Graduates having gained jobs with high-profile companies in worldwide locations including Burberry, X-Bionic, Boohoo, TJX Europe, Farmers New Zealand and JD Sports. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards during this course.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    129 64%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    38th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    73rd

    26

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