Strategic Fashion Management
University of the Arts London
Key Course Facts
MSc Strategic Fashion Management is for those seeking a career in supply chain, merchandising, financial and people management. This course is designed to respond to the needs of the complex and competitive global fashion industry.
What can you expect?
MSc Strategic Fashion Management is an integrated MSc taught over 4 years. This type of course enables students to start as undergraduates and exit with a postgraduate qualification. The MSc qualification offers a distinct advantage in today’s competitive environment.
This course provides a systematic study of a range of applied sciences and industry operations in a global context. Students are trained on key software programs and develop effective communication skills.
MSc Strategic Fashion Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Graduating students receive a CMI Diploma in addition to their degree.
This course is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Graduates of this course have the opportunity to graduate with a Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA). Achieving the certificate enhances employability and provides a direct entry route to a CIMA professional qualification.
This course emphasises financial literacy, data analysis and the application of statistical models. You will learn to use these to solve problems and make informed decisions. You will develop theoretical and practical approaches to supply chain, merchandising, financial and people management. Students will appreciate the significance of reacting and responding to changes in global supply and demand. The course include an opportunity to study a second language at an introductory level for business purposes.
You will have the option of doing a placement year between the second and final year of the course. This placement could be in the UK or overseas and may include a combination of international study and work experience. Successful completion of this year will give you an additional qualification, the Diploma in Professional Studies.
London College of Fashion (LCF) undergraduate courses develop your personal and professional skills. On this course you will develop skills in your discipline until you are an independent creative thinker. Your skills will make you capable of making an effective contribution to this sector of the fashion industry. We embed Personal and Professional Development (PPD) skills in all units on every course. Speaker programmes with contributions from alumni and members of industry are a part of many courses. We encourage graduates who wish to continue their education at postgraduate level to progress to suitable courses within the College, the University or elsewhere.
Graduates from this course have secured positions with Zara, H&M, Arcadia, The Business of Fashion, and Ted Baker.
The course is based at High Holborn near the central London areas of Lincoln’s Inn Fields and Clerkenwell. Holborn is just a short walk away from The British Museum, Somerset House and the historic Leather Lane market. As well as many of LCF’s Fashion business courses, High Holborn is home to UAL’s Students’ Union and a show room space hosting student led exhibitions.
About London College of Fashion
London College of Fashion, UAL, has been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. Through inspirational teaching we nurture the next generation of creative leaders and thinkers who work in responsible, analytical and ingenious ways. Our strategic commercial partnerships support local and global enterprise. Students benefit from our connections with industry and so does industry. Through teaching, specialist research, and collaborative work, we empower our students to think differently, using fashion to examine the past, build a sustainable future, and improve the way we live.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Strategic Fashion Management, MSc (UG) you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
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Tuition Fees Strategic Fashion Management MSc (UG)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
Positions of University of the Arts London in top UK and global rankings.
Rankings of University of the Arts London in related subject specific rankings.
Arts Visual & Performing
- Art & Design
QS World University Rankings By Subject
[Published 22 March, 2023]
- Art & Design
CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
[Published 08 June, 2023]
About University of the Arts London
University of the Arts London is the collective name of a group consisting of six colleges specialised in the Arts. These institutions include Central Saint Martins, London College of Communication, Wimbledon College of Arts, London College of Communication, Chelsea College of Arts, and Camberwell College of Arts.
Student composition of University of the Arts London
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Strategic Fashion Management MSc (UG)||University of the Arts London||68%||-||5%||£9250||-||169||London||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion Styling MA||Birmingham City University||68%||-||5%||£7900||£16300||169||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion Marketing and Management MA||London Metropolitan University||68%||-||5%||£1035||£1805||169||London||On campus Part-time|
|Fashion and Textiles MSc (Res)||University of Huddersfield||68%||-||5%||£4647||£16000||169||Huddersfield||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion Design MA||Birmingham City University||68%||-||5%||£7900||£16300||169||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion Buying and Merchandising MA||Istituto Marangoni||68%||-||5%||£22100||£23700||169||London||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion Management MA||University of Southampton||68%||-||5%||£9250||£23000||169||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|International Fashion Marketing MSc||The University of Manchester||68%||-||5%||£12000||£26000||169||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Fashion Management MSc||University of Lincoln||68%||-||5%||£52||£90||169||Lincoln||On campus Part-time|
|Fashion Marketing and Branding MA||University of Southampton||68%||-||5%||£9250||£23000||169||Southampton||On campus Full-time|