London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
Fashion (Buying and Merchandising)
This is a fashion business course with a vocational focus on buying and merchandising. It combines a post graduate level academic experience with the vocational realities of retailer buying and merchandising operations. The course covers a range of vocational knowledge and skills for students seeking a career in fashion buying and merchandising, and develops knowledge of both theoretical and practical issues relevant to current practice in the UK buying and merchandising sector. This is integrated with practical professional skills in communication, negotiation and presentation. Distinctive features of the course are the strong links with fashion buying and merchandising offices in the UK and the opportunity afforded by the practical emphasis on skills negotiation in the final project.
Good 1st degree (2.1 or above) or equivalent in fashion or business plus GCSE mathematics grade C or above (or equivalent); or sufficient relevant experience in the fashion industry (retail or manufacturing); information technology skills; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in any 1 skill.
Weeks 1-10: Buying and merchandising; marketing and supply chain management. Weeks 11-15: Integrated project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 2,500 per Academic year (home fees)||15 weeks|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 5,060 per Academic year (overseas fees)||15 weeks|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London||Westminster||W1G 0BJ||South East|
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