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International Fashion Management MBA

International Fashion Management MBA

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Marketing / Pr Fashion / Textiles / Clothing (Craft) Fashion Retailing Management (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This course is designed to be a challenging, fast-paced and stimulating MBA course, which aims to offer the industry-specific business and management skills you need to build a successful career in international fashion management, upon successful completion.

This course aims to offer a comprehensive understanding of the business of fashion, rather than teaching you to be a designer or producer, so that you may build a potential career in management or leadership, upon successful completion. It focuses on the global and technological shifts which have characterised the industry in recent years; the management of fashion design and product development; and international fashion manufacturing and retailing strategies.

You may have recently completed your undergraduate degree, in fashion or any other discipline. Alternatively, you may have been working for some time and want to accelerate your career progression in fashion, or to make a move into fashion for the first time.

In addition to gaining academic skills and knowledge, MBA students have the opportunity to undertake a professional development programme designed to develop career plans, improve professional skills, and increase employability. Please note that the professional development programme is subject to competitive application, availability, meeting any applicable visa requirements and additional fees may apply.

Course information

The MBA International Fashion Management course is designed to address the needs of the next generation of fashion industry professionals, by aiming to provide a challenging and stimulating course that combines the highest quality of academic and professional discipline, built on current research and advanced scholarship, with direct input from and exposure to the fashion industry.

The learning and assessment on the MBA International Fashion Management course is structured around active, participative and individual learning, while focusing on systematic understanding of knowledge and critical awareness of current trends and/ or new insights, much of what is at, or informed by, the forefront of academic discipline, field of study and an area of professional practice.

The opportunity to take part in teamwork, business simulations and real-industry fashion projects with fashion industry clients and professionals (subject to availability and who have previously included clients like London Hat Week, Sarah Haran, Endrime, Laura Lee Jewellery among others), all of which are underpinned by academic analysis and synthesis, and offer students an opportunity to apply their academic knowledge and skills in professional practice.

Career prospects

Fashion is a huge, highly competitive and growing industry, which means that strong business leaders are always in high demand. Upon graduation, you should be able take your place among a new generation of business leaders, being able to respond effectively to the demands of an unknowable future.

You will explore in-depth how the international fashion business operates and where its opportunities and challenges lie. Your global perspective should deliver a strong foundation in cross-cultural communication and international business. The course offers a springboard, upon successful completion, to a potential career culminating in senior management roles and should accelerate your promotion to rewarding leadership positions.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

20,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

20,500

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

University information

Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching. The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university...more