University of Manchester

University of Manchester

International Fashion Retailing (Business Process Improvement)

The programme aims to provide a fundamental understanding of the international fashion retail industry, with knowledge of international fashion retailing processes including innovation, retail marketing, fabric structures and international fashion retailing. The programme will provide a range of intellectual, practical and transferable skills; experience of research; and a broad knowledge base of international fashion retailing.

Entry requirements

2.1 UK Honours degree or equivalent, or an approved combination of educational qualification and industrial experience. Applications from candidates with academic backgrounds in Marketing, Management, and Arts and Social Science (combinations of English, History, Languages, Politics, Psychology) related disciplines (minor or major) are particularly welcomed. Other academic backgrounds are also considered, including Fashion Management, Media, Culture and Society and other multi-disciplinary subjects. Students will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and students who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a test such as IELTS. In your IELTS examination you will be required to achieve at least 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in reading and listening and 6.0 in speaking and writing. Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course. We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language please contact cor.admin@manchester.ac.uk.

Course modules

The course: The complete MSc course is made up of taught course units and a research dissertation project. The taught course units, assessed by a combination of coursework and examination, cover a wide range of industry-relevant subject areas:
• International Fashion Retailing
• Fabric Structures
• Research Methods
• Innovation Methods- including analysing effective fashion innovation methods
• External Environment - including external opportunity analysis
• Retail Marketing- including Fashion Retail Case study analysis
Your dissertation is a chance to apply what you have learned to a focused five-month research project. Your choice of topic will be determined in consultation with your personal tutor and will develop further skills that can be applied to the real world

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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