Fashion Management MSc

1. Overview

Our MSc Fashion Management degree enables graduates to develop the skills and knowledge required to follow a rewarding career within the global fashion industry.

This innovative course combines an exciting mix of business, branding, strategy and communication modules. Students gain an understanding of the fashion and retail industry in the global marketplace today.

This course is aimed at those who need to gain specialist fashion knowledge and skills alongside marketing and management techniques specific to the international fashion industry. It is ideal for students who have an undergraduate honours degree in Communication and Media, Marketing or Management as well as Fashion Design students who wish to further their business, marketing and management understanding.

2. What you will study

Exit Award: (after 60 credits) PgCert Fashion Management

Exit Award: (after 120 Credits) PgDip Fashion Management

Award(after 180 credits) MSc Fashion Management

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. How you will learn

Full-time Study
In full time mode, you will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. These comprise of a mix of group study, discussion, simulation and presentations of findings by teams and individuals. You will work as an individual and also as part of a team on case studies, team activities, presentations and discussions. 

Access to our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle, is also provided giving you access from home to learning materials (including videos, e-books and journals).

4. Entry Requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject area.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case 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 6.5 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.

5. Student Funding

Fully funded places

RGU is pleased to announce the SFC offers a limited number of fully funded full-time MSc places for Scottish/EU applicants, for courses starting September 2017. Find out more.

Scholarships & Funding

Scholarships and funding are available to eligible students at Robert Gordon University, further information via our scholarship pages.

Alumni Discount

Robert Gordon University is delighted to offer a 20% loyalty discount on course fees for all alumni who have graduated from RGU, further information available via the Alumni page.

6. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

Scottish/EU Students

  • £3,400 entire course, September 2017 starts
  • £5,500 entire course, January 2018 starts

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 entire course, September 2017 starts
  • £5,500 entire course, January 2018 starts
  • £5,500 entire course, September 2017 starts

International Students

  • £11,740 entire course

For Academic Year 2016/2017

UK/EU Students

  • £3,400 entire course

International Students

  • £11,400 entire course

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £3,400 entire course

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 entire course

International Students

  • £11,500 entire course

For Academic Year 2014/2015

Home/EU – Scottish domiciled

  • £3,400 entire course

Home/EU – Non Scottish domiciled

  • £6,000 entire course

International Students

  • £10,500 entire course

For Academic Year 2013/2014

UK/EU Students

  • £4,000 entire course

International Students

  • £10,000 entire course

For Academic Year 2012/2013

UK/EU Students

  • £3,400 entire course

International Students

  • £9,600 entire course

For Academic Year 2011/2012

UK/EU Students

  • £3,400 entire course

International Students

  • £8,650 entire course


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

Course Enquiries

If you have any course related questions, please contact the course leader -

All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online.

For further information, please email

If you are an International Student and would like further information, please contact

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)

“The course has increased my skills in more ways than I could have imagined. Most of all, the course has increased my self confidence through achieving greater understanding and knowledge of the fashion business.”

Robyn Reid Fashion Management MSc

“My studies at Robert Gordon University equipped me with the knowledge required for my current role. I hope future students will also be as happy as I am with the MSc Fashion Management course.”

Sara Teske Bernhard Willhelm

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Start Date

Full-time - Sept start - 12 months, Jan start - 14 months

Course Length

12-14 months

Mode of Attendance


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