Manchester Metropolitan University

Fashion Buying and Merchandising Management

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 the 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. Features and benefits; - Study visits to key international trade fairs and cities will offer relevant research opportunities for you to support course content. - You will be exposed to a broad range of market levels and future target markets from high street brands to small pioneering design companies.

Entry requirements

MA: This course will normally admit students with a good UK honours degree or international equivalent in a design or business related discipline. It is designed to allow students with a keen interest in the apparel industry to acquire a postgraduate qualification in a specific fashion business area. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes written coursework assignments, reports, business plans, and project work. The assessments are work orientated.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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