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International Buying and Merchandising (with Professional Practice Year) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University for the Creative Arts

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UCAS CODE: N111

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Epsom

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

With a specific focus on working in the fashion, accessories, furniture and toy industries, our BA/BSc (Hons) International Buying and Merchandising course offers you the chance to become an expert within this exciting, ever-evolving sector.Taught at our Business School for the Creative Industries at UCA Epsom, the course will introduce you to buying and merchandising in within the creative industries and in a global context. This course includes a Professional Practice Year in the third year, where you'll undertake an industry-linked work placement. On completion of the placement, you'll return to campus for your final year of study.You’ll gain an understanding of customer needs and trends and hone your knowledge of personal luxury buying and the retail experience, as well as developing insights into trends, forecasting and futures.You’ll learn how to analyse data, set budgets, plan resources and improve your organisational skills, as well as gaining an understanding of the environmental issues which are an increasing focus for the sector.This course will help you develop communication skills through report writing, presentations and pitches and help you to develop the critical, analytical and organisational abilities that you need to pursue a fulfilling, profitable career in the industry.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,250per year

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

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University information

University for the Creative Arts

  • University League Table

    44th

  • Campus address

    University for the Creative Arts, Falkner Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    130 64%

    26th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    1st

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