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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Winchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Our MA Fashion Management degree will give you a rare understanding of fashion theory and evolution. You'll learn to manage global relationships between fashion and political, social, ethical, and business contexts.

Applications for 2020 entry to this course are now closed. We have a range of other related postgraduate courses that you may want to consider.

This course is ideal if you’re from a creative, design, business or management background and want to specialise in fashion at management level.

You'll learn how society constructs meaning from fashion and what drives fashion consumption. Through studying aspects of sociology and anthropology as well as fashion, business, art and design.

We focus on sustainability and ethics throughout this UK master’s in fashion management. You’ll take part in debates on these topics and learn from an annual fashion sustainability forum. Academics who have worked with the United Nations will provide global insight.

Industry links and input will enhance your learning and career prospects through guest lectures, and internship opportunities. You’ll develop and practice industry specific skills such as:

  • live project briefs and business plans
  • digital tools in fashion
  • trend forecasting
  • retail reports and price positioning maps
  • marketing and brand communications
  • recognising commercial opportunity

The ability to match your learning to your career goals will give you a competitive advantage as a graduate.

International students will also be able to access free English Language sessions, as part of the University’s mission to enhance academic student support.

Careers

This master’s will prepare you to join the fashion industry at management level, or to start your own entrepreneurial venture.

You could go into a career as a:

  • fashion buyer or merchandiser
  • fashion sourcing or brand manager
  • supply chain, retail, or public relations manager
  • marketing consultant
  • fashion product developer

Our graduates have gone on to work for companies such as:

  • Burberry
  • Arcadia Group
  • Longchamp
  • Seiko
  • BestSeller Group
  • Wuyoung

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,850per 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 Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

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