Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University

Fashion Merchandise Management

This course offers an inside knowledge of industry strategies and cultures on a global basis, combined with a strong underpinning of key research and business skills and essential fashion industry management knowledge; it is a practically applied course that allows students to express their capabilities in developing concepts for the future of retail space design.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree in a fashion-related discipline; or demonstrable experience in 1 or more areas of the fashion industry, including retail, supply side or designer businesses; interview may be by telephone for international candidates; IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL score of 600 or more 250 computerised or 100 internet based.

Course modules

Retail marketing and management; retail space analysis and design; marketing and consumer behaviour; buying and merchandising; enterprise innovation and futures; major project: the creation of a design portfolio.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods by project, report and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,930 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 5,465 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southampton Solent University Southampton SO14 0YN South East

Key information

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023 8031 9653