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Fashion Management

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent. GCSE Maths grade C/4 or GCSE Science grade C/4 or equivalent

120 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level or equivalent qualification

120 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualifications

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

UCAS Tariff

120

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Fashion

Combine your interest in fashion with business management skills. This course focuses on the management of the entire fashion chain with our unique emphasis on fashion product – from design development and sourcing, to buying and merchandising, sales and marketing, and promotion to the consumer.

With links to an impressive network of international fashion and textile organisations, you’ll learn about all the processes and elements of the fashion industry needed to inform and shape your future career in fashion management.

You have the option of a year-long work placement in your Third Year, allowing you to gain invaluable industry experience and confidence. This course will provide you with the skills required for making business decisions combined with effective communication skills required in the global fashion industry.

**Key features**

- Gain a sound understanding of fibres, yarns, fabrics, product construction, planning, manufacturing and distribution of a consumer-focused range, with an understanding of commercial strategies.

- Complete an optional year-long work placement, in the UK or abroad, gaining a certificate or diploma in professional practice.

- Work on live projects with brands such as John Lewis, Next, Boden and ASOS.

- Have guest lectures with professionals from brands such as Boohoo, River Island, Urban Outfitters and #brillthings.

- Opportunity to apply for a European or international exchange to places like the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Amsterdam Fashion Institute and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

- Go on optional study trips to places such as Tokyo, New York, Première Vision in Paris and Pitti Filati in Florence.

- Exhibit your work at our Showcase, with the opportunity to take part in Graduate Fashion Week and the ASBCI National Dissertation and Innovation Awards. .

- This course attracts students from around the world, offering you a dynamic experience reflective of the working environment.

- 91% of BA (Hons) Fashion Management FT students would recommend studying at NTU to others. (National Student Survey 2020).

- NTU are ranked 16th in the UK for Fashion and Textiles. (The Guardian University Guide 2021).

**Assessment**

Assessment is predominantly through coursework. Assessment methods include reports, audio and visual presentations, final major projects, as well as group and team-working activities. Your final degree award is based on your final year assessments.

**Employability**

Graduates from this course go into a range of fields, such as buying and merchandising, marketing and PR, e-commerce and supply chain management, global sourcing, product development, garment and fabric technology roles. Recent graduate destinations and roles include:

- ASOS, buyer’s administrative assistant, merchandiser, garment technologist assistant

- Burberry, product developer

- Boots, category assistant, buying administrative assistant

- Cotton On, global fashion buyer

- Dr. Martens, category assistant

- Dunelm, commercial leadership graduate

- F&F Clothing, assistant merchandiser

- Hunters Boots Ltd, product development coordinator

**Your space to create at NTU**

We’re committed to helping you explore, expand and refine your craft, as you discover new creative horizons with some truly great tools, equipment and workspaces. Visit our facilities hub at **www.ntu.ac.uk/artfacilities** to find out more.

**Our students’ work – ‘We Are Creatives’**

Explore our online showcase ‘We Are Creatives’ - celebrating the work of the School of Art & Design students. You will find a sneak peak of some of our students’ work and gain a real insight into what it’s like to be part of the NTU creative community at **wearecreativesntu.art**

Modules

[Year One]

- Fashion Industry (40 credit points, full year)
- Product Development (60 credit points, full year)
- Brand Me (20 credit points, full year)

[Year Two]

- Buying, Merchandising and Product Management (40 credit points, first half of the year)
- Global Sourcing and Sustainability (40 credit points, second half of the year)
- Co Lab: Research, Exploration and Risk-taking (20 credit points, second half of the year)
- Optional module: You will also choose one 20-credit module from:
The Art of the Video Interview
Publishing: Experimental Formats
Telling Stories
Fashion Product Marketing
Ethical Design
Storyboarding
Responding to the Visual World
Motion Graphics

[Final year]

- Professional Development (20 credit points, full year)
- Fashion Business and Entrepreneurship (100 credit points, full year)

The Uni


Course location:

City Campus

Department:

School of Art and Design

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

82%
med
Fashion

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Design studies

Teaching and learning

83%
Staff make the subject interesting
87%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

85%
Library resources
91%
IT resources
89%
Course specific equipment and facilities
67%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

86%
UK students
14%
International students
8%
Male students
92%
Female students
73%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Design studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£20,000
high
Average annual salary
98%
high
Employed or in further education
75%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

40%
Design occupations
22%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
5%
Customer service occupations

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Creative arts and design

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£18k

£18k

£23k

£23k

£27k

£27k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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