Fashion Management Degree BA (Hons)

Degree in Fashion Management

1. Overview

Our Fashion Management degree incorporates the business contexts of fashion design, marketing and merchandising.

If you have a passion for fashion and a brain for business, this is the course for you. You will actively participate in fashion industry activities, such as organising, marketing and managing an exhibition or fashion show. You will be offered the opportunity to attend events such as The Clothes Show Live or London Fashion Weekend, providing you with a real insight into the increasingly important events side of the fashion industry.

We strongly believe that such practical experience and engagement with industry professionals will enhance your employability.

2. What you will study

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Modules and delivery order may change for operational purposes.

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course disclaimer for more information. 

3. Entry Requirements

SQA Higher: ABBB

GCE A Level: BBC

Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H2H3

IB Diploma: 29

Alternative Qualifications: We welcome applications from those with equivalent qualifications to those stated, including SVQs/NVQs, access programmes and overseas qualifications. Applications from students with non-standard qualifications or work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Applicants from Partner Colleges: A relevant HND from one of our partner colleges will be considered for entry into Year 3. Find out more about Degree Link.

Advanced Entry: All other applicants who are interested in applying for advanced entry will be considered on an individual basis.

International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.

English Language

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:

English Language requirements

* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.

4. Placements and Accreditations

Placement

The industrial placement in year 3 gives you the opportunity to gain practical experience in a relevant area within the fashion industry. This is an invaluable opportunity to gain further knowledge and establish links with potential employers. The course team has strong links with fashion buyers, merchandisers and managers within the industry, and has identified a range of employers willing to take students on placement.

Study Abroad

In years 2 and 3, there may be opportunities to study with partner institutions in Europe as part of the Erasmus Programme. 

5. Student Funding

If you are a Scottish resident or EU national you are not liable to pay fees and should apply to SAAS for funding.

Students from other parts of the UK should visit the appropriate website:

Scholarships

6. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

Scottish/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • £12,000 per academic year

For Academic Year 2016/2017

Scottish/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year
  • £910 for a full year placement

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year
  • £2,500 for a full year placement

International Students

  • £11,400 per academic year
  • £1,000 for a full year placement

For Academic Year 2015/2016

Scottish/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year
  • £910 for a full year placement

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year
  • £2,500 for a full year placement

International Students

  • £11,000 per academic year
  • £1,000 for a full year placement

For Academic Year 2014/2015

Scottish/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year
  • £910 for a full year placement

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year
  • £2,500 for a full year placement

International Students

  • £10,500 per academic year
  • £1,000 for a full year placement

For Academic Year 2013/2014

Scottish/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • £9,900 per academic year

For Academic Year 2012/2013

Scottish/EU Students

Full-time

  • £1,820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

Full-time

  • £5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • £9,500 per academic year

For Academic Year 2011/2012

UK/EU Students

  • £1820 per academic year

International Students

  • £9,250 per academic year

Disclaimer

Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages

 

7. How to apply

September Start

Scottish, EU and Rest of UK applicants

You must apply online at www.ucas.com/students/apply.

It is important that you keep track of your application process using the UCAS website, as it will update you on whether you have been offered a place from the University. It is also where you should respond to offers and receive confirmation of your place within your chosen course, rather than contacting the institution in the first instance.

International applicants

You have the option of applying either via UCAS or direct using our application form.

January Start (for international fee paying students only)

If you have missed the September start deadline or are required to complete an English language module you will have an opportunity to start the course in January through ICRGU.

Find out more

Terms and Conditions of Admissions

The Terms and Conditions of Admission describe to applicants holding an offer of a place to study at RGU, the principal rights, duties and obligations of both the applicant and the University prior to enrolling on a course of study.

Terms and Conditions of Admissions (PDF 142KB)

8. Prospects

Potential careers include fashion marketing, merchandising, fashion buying, retail management, product sourcing, fashion journalism, brand management, product development, product planning, events management and public relations. You will also be equipped to set up your own fashion business based on the skills you acquire from the programme.

“I like how parts of the coursework relates to real experience in fashion such as magazine production and Photoshop.”

Gillian Leslie Fashion Management Degree BA (Hons)

“I like how versatile the course is and I love the modules that are very practical such as Fashion Communication.”

Katy Williams Fashion Management Degree BA (Hons)

“Coming from a different country, I like how friendly and helpful everyone is. I also enjoy the variety of course activities and the practical approach to the modules.”

Aimilia Leontara Fashion Management Degree BA (Hons)

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UCAS Code

WN22

Start Date

September
January (For international fee paying students only)

Course Length

4 years

Mode of Attendance

Full-time

Academic School
School of Creative and Cultural Business
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