Global Fashion Management at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

The fast-moving business of fashion is becoming even more dynamic requiring fashion leaders with advanced management skills that are purpose-driven, agile and visionary. MA Global Fashion Management is a globally focussed postgraduate course allowing you to gain further key competencies, knowledge and skills in fashion management. This course develops future managers capable of managing multinational fashion companies and brands. The programme also increases your capacity to shape the fashion industry by creating maximum value for stakeholders, consumers and brands. Creative strategic thinking is at the heart of the programme. With a strong balance between theory (academic) and practice (industry), you will engage with a unique blend of global fashion management themes such as contemporary values and systems, creative engagement, data-driven retail, digital transformation, and consumption experience. You will study at two internationally renowned Schools at the University of Leeds. The School of Design, as the principal school, affords you to draw creative mastery, inspiration, and ideas from various creative resources. Studying at the Business School enhances your strategic thinking and sharpens your business acumen. MA Global Fashion Management has been developed in consultation with leading fashion retailers. It represents a new direction in amalgamating retail-systems management, business, and design thinking research within global fashion. This programme enables you to gain comprehensive knowledge, skills and critical competencies required for strategic and senior roles in the fashion industry. Please refer to our deadline information before submitting an application to this course: MA Global Fashion Management is built upon the three pillars of design, business and research. You will study the three design-led management specialist modules: Contemporary fashion management, Fashion Sustainability and Society, and Management data analytics. You will also study two business-led modules, cross-cultural consumer psychology and managing global logistics and supply chain. Research in Design and Enterprise will provide you with an array of skills to be more ready for your major project and the industry. Specialist facilities The School of Design offers excellent facilities and technical support for developing your creative skills. We have a range of dedicated spaces where students can work independently. We also have a number of practical workshops, studios and specialist facilities: Sculpture Studio; 2D Art Studio; Fashion Design Studio; Knit and Weave Studio; Photography Studio; Digital Print workshop; Laser cutting and 3D Print workshop; Printmaking Workshop; XLab for Immersive Technologies and 3D workshop. We provide access to a team of excellent technicians across the full range of skills who can help you to realise your work to reach its potential.    The School also provides a range of other support to enhance the student experience and prepare students for the workplace: free dedicated software; a wide range of technical induction programmes; free access to Linked-in-Learning Tutorials; free cameras and video recorder on loan; costs of Degree Show website; external promotion; Visiting Speakers, who are well known figures from industry or other institutions around the world.  Additions: Free dedicated software such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud Partnership: Marks & Spencer Archive access

Entry requirements

You’ll need a bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or equivalent qualification specialising in one the following subjects: fashion, management, business, textiles, social psychology, economics. This course includes a significant amount of quantitative analytical content, and we will give preference to applicants from these subject areas who have studied modules in a quantitative subject, or have undertaken quantitative research, either as part of their degree course or in the course of their industrial career to date – and who have indicated this in the supporting statement section of their application. You’ll also be required to respond to the questions in the supporting statement section of the online application form. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

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Global Fashion Management at University of Leeds - UCAS