What will I learn?

Overview

Are you looking to move into fashion, accelerate your fashion career, set up your own business, or extend a family enterprise? This fast-paced, practical course is ideal for a wide range of ambitious, highly motivated students seeking a springboard to a career in global fashion marketing.

You’ll study in one of the world’s most thrilling fashion capitals, surrounded by iconic and emerging brands as well as linked occupations such as photography, styling, events and publishing. You’ll have endless opportunities for exposure to the world of fashion, from up-and-coming designers and their pop-up shops to global trend laboratories, exhibitions and museums, street markets, high-street stores and luxury fashion brands.

You’ll have the flexibility of being able to study part-time or full-time. In Term 2 (subject to student numbers) you’ll have the opportunity to choose a specialist project in Digital Fashion Marketing or Luxury Fashion Marketing or Beauty and Fragrances Marketing. There are opportunities for field trips (including overseas), internships and real consultancy projects.

Extended Professional Practice

This course offers the option of undertaking Extended Professional Practice. Our Extended MSc courses are delivered over 18 months instead of the usual 12 months, giving you the opportunity to undertake a longer internship* or project as part of your course.

You will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how businesses operate, how to apply theory to real-world scenarios, and how best to prepare you for the world of business with confidence.

Our Talent Team are here to support you in securing an extended placement with the right employer. Whether you are looking to join a small business or a large organisation, the team will work with you to help you achieve your internship goal.
Your placement will be full-time, with students expected to work approximately 35 hours per week.

The Extended Professional Practice course lasts 5 semesters; during semesters 1 and 2 you will undertake 120 taught credits on-campus; in semesters 3 and 4 you will undertake the placement; in the final semester, you will take a 60-credit project module in which you will write up your internship report and research findings.

Course information

Analyse the global markets for fashion and retail, and learn to manage fashion brands. Examine global trends in business systems, standards and practices. Explore product development and consumer behaviour, and choose to specialise in digital fashion marketing, luxury fashion marketing or beauty and fragrances marketing.

Career prospects

This course is intended to equip you with the skills you need to become an effective leader in fashion marketing, addressing the intellectual, financial and cultural demands of an ever-changing society and global fashion audience.

In addition to your fashion-specific skills, you’ll develop a range of broader, transferable skills in management, communication, teamwork, decision-making and strategic thinking. You’ll also learn to devise entrepreneurial and innovative solutions to problems which arise in fashion businesses. All of these skills are in high demand among employers in the global fashion industry.

The global perspective afforded by this programme will prepare you to work internationally, or based in one country but trading with others, or based anywhere but responding to a global market for your fashion goods and/or services.

Which department am I in?

Coventry University London

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£17,900.00 (US$ 23,866) per year
Fee given is for 2021/22 entry. There may be slight increase in the year 2022/23.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 January 2022

Venue

Coventry University London

University House,

109-117 Middlesex Street,

London,

Tower Hamlets,

E1 7JF, England

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
£18,950.00 (US$ 25,266) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 January 2022

Venue

Coventry University London

University House,

109-117 Middlesex Street,

London,

Tower Hamlets,

E1 7JF, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a Bachelors Degree. IELTS score of 6.5 overall or equivalent.

For international students

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. This course requires IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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