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Course summary

Fashion increasingly relies upon the influence of social media buying, merchandising, communication, promotion, and advertising. This course prepares you to take a leading role in this ever-changing, fast-moving industry. This BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion degree course will enable you to consider the fashion industry in its entirety while developing a broad range of practical, and technical skills required to succeed. You’ll be studying within our dynamic and award-winning Fashion department within Greater Manchester. Our location includes independent Fashion designers, retailers, and multi-million-pound online Fashion brands so you will be within one of the most important up and coming centres for the future of the global Fashion industry. This fashion and business promotion degree course will introduce you to the importance of sustainability and enable you to define your own role in shaping the future of fashion retail. You will develop real-time skills with the knowledge understanding of blogging, influencers, marketing, trend prediction whilst all the time developing essential analysis and business entrepreneurial skills. You will experience live industry projects and a work placement in your second year gaining unique practical experience alongside presentations from industry leaders and opportunity for career building networking events. In the final year of the course, you will complete a personal project building a portfolio of work to showcase your individual interests, talent and establish your reputation as a fashion business and promotion professional. You Will Join a supportive fashion community at Salford that’s truly passionate about fashion promotion and business practices. Discover how the business and promotion of fashion works in the wider global industry. Work with our Industry partners who have included Wicker Wings, Both Barrels, Silpa & By Gibbs Study visits to design studios and businesses within the UK Work Placement, Networking and employability working with small business start-ups and the Universities business growth hub. Learn essential skills in Adobe Illustrator, Spark Pages, InDesign & Photoshop Graduate with a diverse portfolio of work that can be used to land that perfect role in the fashion industry or further study at masters level. Visit our Fashion Business and Promotion degree CourseFinder webpage - Explore all of our Fashion courses and read our helpful FAQs - Sign-up to an Open Day or Campus Tour -


Year one -The Customer Journey

  • Bloggers, Vloggers and Influencers
  • Fashion Graphics Introduction
  • Fashion Marketing, Ethical Practice and Buying
  • Fashion Communication and Media
Year two
  • The Future of Shopping
  • Advanced Fashion Media
  • Enterprise in Action
  • Personal Business Project
  • Industry Live Briefs/Work Experience
Year three
  • E-marketing and Branding Strategies
  • Fixing Fashion: A Sustainable Future
  • Buying and Product Development
  • Major Personal Project
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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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As part of your application, we will also ask you to create a mood board and written piece, to provide opportunity for you to share your creative practice with us.

English language requirements

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

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