Fashion Retail Academy

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Falmouth University

Fashion Business (Accelerated Degree)

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Course summary

Studying BA (Hons) Fashion Business, you’ll discover the different functions and ways of doing business within the fashion industry. You’ll explore the commercial, ethical and financial factors that impact brands, and learn the technical and professional skills you need to create successful business plans. We’ll teach you key entrepreneurial skills, and how to set up and manage your own fashion brand. Why choose the Fashion Retail Academy?

  • Our accelerated undergraduate degrees are taught over three teaching semesters a year, so you’ll graduate in two years instead of three, saving you time and money
  • Our courses are developed alongside our 140 retail brand partnerships, to make sure our graduates have the skills they need for a successful career
  • You’ll get unrivalled industry enrichment, including up to 3 months of industry experience with one of our brand partners
  • We'll match you with a personal mentor, who is currently working in industry, for help and guidance
  • Talks, masterclasses and projects set by brands


  • Study the influence that new digital technologies and innovation, sustainability concerns and corporate social responsibility expectations have on the industry
  • Investigate how these factors impact consumer behaviour
  • Develop your problem-solving skills to effectively respond with creative solutions to challenges faced by businesses
  • Learn business economic theory, and explore how this affects brands and organisations
  • Develop your entrepreneurial skills to support your creative ideas
  • Discover how to use data to improve sales and increase profits
- Graduate with the leadership and management skills you need to thrive in fashion business

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept applications from international (non-EU) applicants who require a Tier 4 Student Visa.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you are able to demonstrate relevant, current, equivalent experience instead of formal qualifications, we encourage you to apply

English language requirements

If English isn't your first language, we'll need to see academic proof of your level of written and spoken English. We require a minimum International English language testing system (IELTS) score of 6.0 (or recognised equivalent*). This test must have been taken no earlier than two years before you start at the Fashion Retail Academy. *Recognised equivalents include: Trinity (taken in the UK) - 111, Cambridge ESOL Exams - CAE or FCE, Cambridge English - scale 176, or Common European Framework - C1 or C2

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £11100 Year 1
England £11100 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11100 Year 1
Scotland £11100 Year 1
Wales £11100 Year 1
Channel Islands £11100 Year 1

Additional fee information

Each academic year, you might need to pay one-off costs between £50 and £200 for day trips, final portfolios or shows etc. You might also need to pay up to £300 a year for optional study trips and placements. (Costs are approximate)

Provider information

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Fashion Retail Academy
15 Gresse Street

Clearing contact details

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020 3040 3162

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Additional information

We currently have availability on all three of our accelerated degrees: - BA (Hons) Fashion Business - BA (Hons) Marketing & Communications for Fashion - BA (Hons) Buying & Merchandising

Course contact details

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0300 247 0039

Fashion Business (Accelerated Degree) at Fashion Retail Academy - UCAS