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Fashion Management

University of the Arts London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The fashion industry is complex, global and highly competitive, and covers all levels of segmentation from value-orientated retailers to luxury brands. Careers within the industry require graduates who can respond effectively to the dynamic challenges by devising and implementing new business strategies. BSc Fashion Management equips students with knowledge in supply chain and business analysis, alongside skills in financial accounting and analysis for a successful career in the global fashion industry. The course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). 

If you are interested in an integrated masters in this subject, we offer the MSc Strategic Fashion Management programme, click here for details.  

What to expect 

  • The curriculum emphasises financial literacy, data analysis and the application of statistical models as a means to solve problems and make informed decisions. 

  • Students will develop a solid grounding in both theoretical and practical approaches to supply chain, merchandising, financial and people management, whilst appreciating the significance of responding effectively to the constant changes and challenges in global supply and demand. 

  • Throughout the course, students will be guided to apply the underlying theoretical principles of fashion management to the fashion industry. 

  • The course provides an approach to learning that encourages students to work independently and creatively whilst enabling them to develop confidence in becoming a reflective independent learner, strategic thinker and decision maker. 

The fashion industry is complex, global and highly competitive, and covers all levels of segmentation from value-orientated retailers to luxury brands. Careers within the industry require graduates who can respond effectively to the dynamic challenges by devising and implementing new business strategies. BSc Fashion Management equips students with knowledge in supply chain and business...

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Course Content

The units you will study in Year 1, Stage 1, Level 4 are as follows:

  • Introduction to Fashion Management (20 credits)
  • Management and Economics (20 credits)
  • Marketing Management (20 credits)
  • Accounting and Finance (20 credits)
  • Product Management (20 credits)
  • Better Lives (20 credits)

The units you will study in Year 2, Stage 2, Level 5 are as follows:

  • Business Analytics (20 credits)
  • People Management (20 credits)
  • Fashion Futures (20 credits)
  • Consumer Insights (20 credits)
  • Enterprise Management Project (40 credits)

Optional Diploma in Professional Studies 120 credits at Level 5 (year in industry or overseas work placement).

The units you will study in Year 3, Stage 3, Level 6 are as follows:

  • Project Proposal; 20 credits
  • Strategic Management; 40 credits
  • Final Major Project; 60 credits

A 20-credit unit is approximately equivalent to 200 hours of learning time, which includes a mixture of taught time, independent study and assessment.

All students are entitled to a tutorial package that consists of:

  • one induction tutorial (group);
  • tutorials with unit leaders and course leaders as available during open office hours;
  • an appropriate level of confidentiality.

The units you will study in Year 1, Stage 1, Level 4 are as follows: Introduction to Fashion Management (20 credits) Management and Economics (20 credits) Marketing Management (20 credits) Accounting and Finance (20 credits) Product Management (20 credits) Better Lives (20...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

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London College of Fashion

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are:

One or a combination of the following accepted full level 3 qualifications.

  • A Level Passes in at least 3 subjects to total a minimum 112 UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 280 old UCAS tariff points). Preferred subjects include, Maths, Business Studies, Economics, Science, Humanities and Modern Foreign Languages;
  • IB Diploma 25 points;
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit in BTEC Extended Diploma;
  • or equivalent EU or non-EU qualifications;
  • and Passes in at least SIX GCSEs at grade B (6) or above including English, Maths and a Science reflecting the course rationale and Business and Management Benchmarks statement (QAA, 2015).

The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are: One or a combination of the following accepted full level 3 qualifications. A Level Passes in at least 3 subjects to total a minimum 112 UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 280 old UCAS tariff points). Preferred subjects include, Maths, Business Studies, Economics, Science, Humanities and Modern Foreign...

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Assessment Methods

The following assessment methods are employed to support the integrated achievement of the course outcomes:

  • Blogs
  • Essays, reports and ?dissertation
  • Final show examination
  • Mid-year reviews
  • Peer assessment
  • Portfolio of work
  • Presentation
  • Student self-evaluation
  • Tutorials

The following assessment methods are employed to support the integrated achievement of the course outcomes:

  • Blogs
  • Essays, reports and ?dissertation
  • Final show examination
  • Mid-year reviews
  • Peer assessment
  • Portfolio of work
  • Presentation
  • Student self-evaluation
  • Tutorials

Additional Information

Autumn term:

Monday 14 September - Friday 4 December 2020

Spring term:

Monday 4 January - Friday 12 March 2021

Summer term:

Monday 12 April - Friday 18 June 2021

Autumn term:

Monday 14 September - Friday 4 December 2020

Spring term:

Monday 4 January - Friday 12 March 2021

Summer term:

Monday 12 April - Friday 18 June 2021

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
77%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
78% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
73% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
73% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
75% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
79% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
77% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
80% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
66% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
61% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
76% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
74% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
83% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
69% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
69% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
56% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
68% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
71% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
82% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
93% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
86% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
52% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
82% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
76% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
71% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
55% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
49% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points80

  • Employment Rate97%

  • Average Graduate Salary£21000

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