Manchester Metropolitan University

Fashion and Business

This one-year programme is an industry-focused collaboration between Manchester Fashion Institute and the Business School at Manchester Metropolitan University. The MA/MSc Fashion and Business course is aimed at fashion creatives who want to continue developing their creative practice whilst gaining a sound knowledge of business, students from a business background who wish to gain a professional understanding of the fashion industry and fashion marketing students who would like to explore creative areas of fashion practice underpinned by a knowledge of fashion business. The course structure provides you with the opportunity to follow a personal route, which is tailored to your interests and career aspirations. All students completing the programme will exit with an MA or an MSc in Fashion and Business. The work that you generate throughout the course, presented through individual portfolios or bodies of work, will define your exit award. The MA/MSc Fashion and Business is defined by product and commerce and all units have been selected to reflect the fashion industry from concept to consumer and beyond. - This is a fantastic opportunity to benefit from expertise from cross faculty specialisms at both Manchester Fashion Institute and the Business School. - There is the opportunity to complete a short-term work placement as part of an optional unit in Term 2. - You have the choice of graduating with either an MA or an MSc depending on your specialism. - You will be exposed to a broad range of market levels and future target markets from high street brands to small pioneering design companies. - There is a strong emphasis on the global fashion industry, achieved through active engagement with industry partners, alumni and research activity.

Entry requirements

MSc: This course will normally admit students with a good UK honours degree or international equivalent in a fashion design, business or marketing related discipline. It is designed to allow students with a keen interest in fashion to acquire a postgraduate qualification in a specific fashion design or 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. MA: This course will normally admit students with a good UK honours degree or international equivalent in a fashion design, business or marketing related discipline. It is designed to allow students with a keen interest in fashion to acquire a postgraduate qualification in a specific fashion design or 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.

Course modules

MA: Core Units: Fashion Practice; Logistics and Supply Chain practices; Marketing in Practice; International Business and Emerging Markets; Fashion Realisation; International Brand Strategy; Project or Dissertation MSc: Core Units: Fashion Practice; Logistics and Supply Chain practices; Marketing in Practice; International Business and Emerging Markets; Fashion Realisation; International Brand Strategy; Project or Dissertation

Qualifications

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