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Global Fashion Management MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Marketing / Pr Fashion / Textiles / Clothing (Craft) Fashion Retailing

Course type


Course Summary

The fashion industry is a global, cultural and economic force shaped by creative professionals who share a passion for innovative customer-centric solutions. The fashion marketplace requires senior managers who can seamless bring together material resources, human capital, and commercial vision to produce a personalised customer offering.

This programme, which has been designed in conjunction with leading fashion retailers, represents a new direction in the integration of fashion retail management, fashion marketing, international consumer behaviour and supply chain planning. Its unique structure allows you to study at both the internationally renowned School of Design and Leeds University Business School, one of the top departments of its kind in the world. This means you'll have the opportunity to gain the varied knowledge and skills needed to for a managerial career in the exciting, dynamic and internationally-oriented fashion sector. The cultural reception, dissemination, promotion and eventual disposal of a fashion product within international markets involves an astoundingly complex chain of activities. This programme allows you to develop a unique blend of management skills, master analytical tools and customer marketing techniques in order to understand and shape global retail operations.

Different course options

Full time | University of Leeds | 12 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



This module will examine contemporary retail strategy and operations, with a focus on the specific challenges facing global fashion retailers. Through the use of examples, case studies and guest lectures, the module will introduce students to a broad range of issues, including the internationalisation of fashion retailing, retail brand management, the global fashion supply chain, sustainability for fashion retailers and managing multi and omni-channel retailing. Students will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examination.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need a bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or equivalent qualification. In exceptional circumstances we may also consider people who don’t have a degree, but do have relevant work experience.