Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Fashion Buying and Merchandising (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Summary: This course includes an integrated foundation year if you don’t have the appropriate subjects or grades for direct entry to the first year of the degree. A fashion buying and merchandising degree at Teesside prepares you for a successful career in the global fashion industry. Benefit from key expertise in the global business of fashion. Develop an understanding of international fashion markets, trends, visual communication and product development with supply chain management, range planning and distribution, sales analysis and international business management. Course details: You consider how marketing, buying and selling contribute to the fashion business, including internationalisation, sustainability, customer enhancement, business management, entrepreneurship and innovation. You can use our dedicated print room, media centre, soundproof recording studios, green-screen production studios, Mac and PC labs, wood workshop, 3D printing, metalworking and welding, and fashion and textiles studios. You are encouraged to complete placements and work-related activity as part of the learning and this is supported by staff and the student placement officer. Placements may be of varying duration and work produced during the placements will be assessed. After the course: Fashion retail, fashion management, fashion business, fashion buying.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

Independent and student-centred learning are encouraged in addition to taught sessions with staff. Theoretical work is delivered through illustrated lectures and seminars where there is opportunity for collective discussion. You are assessed in a variety of ways including practical assignments, examinations, group work, presentations and live practical projects. Formative feedback supports your learning with detailed feedback at key points in the semester, developing a reflective and evaluative approach to learning.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 - 88 points Offers are tailored to individual circumstances on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants are normally invited for interview. Each applicant will receive an individualised offer following an interview. In cases where an interview cannot take place the typical offer will be 32-88 tariff points including at least 1 A level or equivalent. GCSE English Language and maths at grade 4 (or C) or equivalent. Applications from suitably-motivated students with other equivalent qualifications are warmly welcome.

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Fashion Buying and Merchandising (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS