Birmingham City University - MA Fashion Management

Birmingham City University

MA Fashion Management

The world of fashion is one of the globe’s fastest-growing industries, as well as one of the most competitive. This course equips you with the skills and knowledge to succeed as a manager in this exciting industry. 

You will gain a technical understanding of the sector, combined with a solid foundation of management principles. We will help develop your overall understanding of the modern fashion industry, as well as the necessary skills for working in the sector.

The course encourages you to develop the skills and competencies of future managers in the Fashion Industry. To do this, you will be capable of making management decisions at both a strategic and a tactical level, emphasizing the complexity and dynamics of business and management and an awareness of the nature of the various factors which influence management decisions.

The course encompasses numerous field trip opportunities for students to allow reflection on the developing knowledge and understanding as it relates to their professional practice and the fashion industry. The School provides a unique setting for students to observe their peers, taking advantage of the proximity of fashion and textile design students at The Parkside Building. The School of Fashion & Textiles has built a network of diverse contacts and partners over its history. This business-focused course will offer expertise and innovative ideas through the student body to our contacts.

You will be able to develop opportunities through collaboration with peers from other courses within the School of Fashion & Textiles as well as the Schools of Jewellery and Birmingham School of Media and across the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media; to broaden the range of career opportunities across disciplines.

Entry Requirements

  • A first degree from an overseas university (GPA 3.0 out of 4.0 or average 75 per cent or any other equivalence to the above UK qualification)
  • IELTS 6.0 (5.5 in all components) or equivalent is required

Career Prospects

career Opportunities for MA Fashion Management Professionals

  • Fashion Brand Manager.
  • Fashion Consultant.
  • Personal Stylist.
  • Customer Relation Manager.
  • Fashion Promotion Professional.
  • Fashion Coordinator.
  • Marketing Consultant.
  • Marketing Manager

Course Details

In order to complete this course you must successfully complete all the following CORE modules (totalling 180 credits)


• Research and Professional Skills 20 credits
• Industry Practice and Context 20 credits
• Analysis and Planning for Management 40 credits
• Project Management 20 credits
• Global Fashion and Branding 20 credits
• Major Project: MA Fashion Management 60 credits

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