With a strong focus on employability and social responsibility, MSc International Fashion Business Management is aimed at applicants from a variety of backgrounds who want to gain a professional understanding of the fashion industry. The programme structure allows fashion creatives to continue their creative practice whilst gaining a sound knowledge of international fashion business, as well as applicants who would like to establish their own fashion brand or business in this competitive globalised industry. This course will equip graduates with the key skills required to help evolve the fashion industry to become more ethically conscious, socially progressive and environmentally sustainable. Students will gain experience in both the strategic and creative aspects of fashion, business and management. They will develop knowledge of business, environmental, social and cultural contexts, underpinning the strategic and creative process with theoretical knowledge in an ever-changing global market. The character and culture of Manchester is embedded in this course. As an international city that attracts global brands and has a flourishing independent fashion economy, students can avail of a range of different learning experiences. Through a range of live project briefs and opportunities for collaboration, students are encouraged to challenge the status-quo and produce a creative industry portfolio that demonstrates their distinct skills and experience to prospective employers. Features and Benefits - Flexibility - Select from a range of specialist optional units in Term 2, for example entrepreneurship, product development and industrial experience, to tailor your studies to your interests and career aspirations. - Fashion Community - An international and culturally diverse city, Manchester hosts global brands in addition to a flourishing independent fashion economy and creative industries. - Expertise - Our staff are researchers and industry specialists, covering the breadth of the fashion world from design, supply chain and production to marketing, merchandising and management. - The Future of Fashion - Students will be equipped with the essential knowledge and key skills needed to help evolve the fashion industry to become more environmentally sustainable, socially progressive and ethically conscious. - Industry Links - We are connected with over 400 industrial partners, from ASOS and Boohoo to Alexander McQueen and the British Fashion Council, ensuring our programmes are shaped to meet the needs of an ever-changing sector through live projects, external visits and networking opportunities.
A minimum of 2:2 Honours degree is required in a relevant subject. Equivalent EU/international qualifications are also accepted. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.
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