International Fashion Business MA

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Overview

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MA

  • MA International Fashion Business, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time, 1 year
    • Pound 10800 per year
  • MA International Fashion Business, home applicant, part time

    • Home Applicant
    • Part time, 2 years
    • Pound 1800 per 30 credit module
  • MA International Fashion Business, international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time, 1 year
    • Pound 15420 per year

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Course modules

NOTE: Modules are subject to change. For those studying part time courses the modules may vary.

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Your future career

Your future career

Graduates will be qualified to take on a range of fashion management roles, including buying, marketing and public relations. You will gain an advanced skillset specific to either marketing management or luxury branding, depending on your interests and career goals.

This course is also suited to those looking to gain skills relevant to a career in fashion media management, merchandising, planning and public relations.

Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our Career Coach portal.

How we support your career ambitions

We offer dedicated careers support, further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. Our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting edge technologies and facilities.

Career Zone

Our dedicated and award-winning team provide you with careers and employability resources, including:

  • Online jobs board for internships, placements, graduate opportunities, flexible part-time work.
  • Mentoring programmes for insight with industry experts 
  • 1-2-1 career coaching services 
  • Careers workshops and employer events 
  • Learning pathways to gain new skills and industry insight

Mental Wealth programme

Our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme which issues you with a Careers Passport to track the skills you’ve mastered. Some of these are externally validated by corporations like Amazon and Microsoft.

Our Mental Wealth programme

We are careers first

Our teaching methods and geographical location put us right up top

  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship support 
  • We are ranked 6th for graduate start-ups 
  • Networking and visits to leading organisations 
  • Support in starting a new business, freelancing and self-employment 
  • London on our doorstep

What you'll learn

You'll start the course with International Fashion Business & Management module, which gives you a broad and complete understanding of the fashion industry from fashion supply chain to managing fashion talents in one of the most exciting industries in the world!

You'll then focus on specialist areas including Fashion Marketing, Public Relations or Luxury Brand Management. All modules are developed with input from seasoned fashion and marketing professionals. Our Fashion Marketing lecturer Kent Le, for instance, also works for fashion branding agency Grain Creative.

There is the opportunity to gain invaluable work experience in fashion as an integrated part of the course. We have a fantastic list of industry contacts and placements ensuring you’ll be able to apply your studies into practice and boosting your CV.

How you'll learn

You'll be taught by a range of staff, many of whom are practitioners in the area they teach. The MA programme is led by industry practitioner Kent Le who has done various projects for Conde Nast, Burberry and Elizabeth Emanuel. Your classes also benefit from a wide range of industry speakers, both in house and in agency, to give you insight into the fashion world. 

Some of the assessments focus on practical skills and are presented as 'live or simulated briefs'. This ensures that the practice-led teaching is relevant to industry and practice. Our staff are  well placed to take advantage of a range of professional networks and industry contact. Some industry projects have led to successful students placement and full time employment such as our internship scheme with luxury brand Temperley London.

When not attending timetabled lectures or workshops, you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study. This will typically involve skills development through online study, reading journal articles and books, working on individual and group projects and preparing coursework assignments and presentations. Your independent learning is supported by a range of excellent facilities including online resources, specialist facilities, such as edit suites, the library, the full Microsoft Office software, including MS Teams, and Moodle: our Virtual Learning Environment.

Our academic support team provides help in a range of areas – including learning and disability support.

When you arrive, we'll introduce you to your personal tutor. This is the member of the academic course team who will provide academic guidance, be a support throughout your time at UEL and who will show you how to make the best use of all the help and resources that we offer. 

Each year you will spend around 300 hours of timetabled learning and teaching activities. These may be lectures, workshops, seminars and individual and group tutorials. For Level 7, self-directed study is expected. 

The approximate percentages for this course are:

  • Year 1: scheduled teaching - approx. 300 hours; guided independent study - 1,500 hours.

Your individualised timetable is normally available within 48 hours of enrolment. Whilst we make every effort to ensure timetables are as student-friendly as possible, scheduled teaching can take place on any day of the week between 9.00am and 6.00pm. 

To give you an indication of class sizes, this course normally attracts around 30 students a year. We have our own baseroom for group work and collaborations.

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

How you will be assessed

We assess you via your presentations, essays, research projects and a dissertation. 

The approximate percentages for this course are:

  • 100% coursework.

There are no exams required.

Campus and facilities

Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

Who teaches this course

This course is delivered by the School of Arts and Creative Industries

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.