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Fashion Buying and Merchandising with Placement BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: FB02

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Do you want to get into the business of fashion? Hoping to build sought after supply-chain management, visual merchandising and business management skills? This challenging course will help you to acquire the perfect blend of creative and strategic thinking that employers are looking for, preparing you for a rewarding career in the booming fashion industry.This exciting course encourages creative flair, an eye for trends, business acumen and management skills. Students study a diverse range of subjects and gain a deeper understanding of buying cycles, sales performance, product development, garment sourcing, manufacturing and brand development.The course places a strong emphasis on gaining practical work experience. Past students have had the opportunity to set up their own business at our stunning student-run store, Re:So, which sells a unique mix of fashion, accessories, publications, furniture and art. The store’s upper floor ‘learning zone’ has previously hosted guest speakers from the fashion industry, workshops, photo-shoots and exhibitions – all with an emphasis on developing student retail, enterprise and employability skills.To aid their studies, students have free access to our media academy. This area contains photography studios, digital video cameras, media equipment and Mac suites with the latest Adobe Creative Suite software. Students also have access to digital reprographics rooms for design work.Opportunity to gain practical work experience through the University’s own store, Re:So.**What does this course lead to?**As a graduate of this course you will be well placed to pursue a career in a wide variety of head office roles, helping to shape the international fashion design and retail industries.Established career paths offer the potential for travel and great opportunities for progression, while new areas of multi-channel retail and the expansion of luxury and international markets ensure that employment prospects are broad and exciting.**Who is this course for?**Solent’s fashion buying and merchandising degree is perfectly suited to students who want to build a working understanding of buying cycles, sales performance, forecasting, product development, garment sourcing, manufacturing, and brand development.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,260per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 84

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    117 58%

    49th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    29th

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