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Fashion, Business and Promotion

Entry requirements


104 - 112 UCAS Points. Art & Design subject preferred but not essential General Studies accepted.

104 - 112 UCAS tariff points. Art & Design subject preferred but not essential

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent). Maths at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential. You must fulfil our GCSE entry requirements in addition to the Level 3 qualification requirements.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30-31

Art & Design subject preferred but not essential

104 - 112 UCAS tariff points. Art & Design subject preferred but not essential

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

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Art & Design subject preferred but not essential

104 - 112 UCAS tariff points. Art & Design subject preferred but not essential

UCAS Tariff

104-112

Art & Design subject preferred but not essential

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Business and management

Fashion

Fashion increasingly relies upon the influence of social media buying, merchandising, communication, promotion, and advertising. This course prepares you to take a leading role in this ever-changing, fast-moving industry.

This BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion degree course will enable you to consider the fashion industry in its entirety while developing a broad range of practical, and technical skills required to succeed. You’ll be studying within our dynamic and award-winning Fashion department within Greater Manchester. Our location includes independent Fashion designers, retailers, and multi-million-pound online Fashion brands so you will be within one of the most important up and coming centres for the future of the global Fashion industry.

This fashion and business promotion degree course will introduce you to the importance of sustainability and enable you to define your own role in shaping the future of fashion retail. You will develop real-time skills with the knowledge understanding of blogging, influencers, marketing, trend prediction whilst all the time developing essential analysis and business entrepreneurial skills.

You will experience live industry projects and a work placement in your second year gaining unique practical experience alongside presentations from industry leaders and opportunity for career building networking events.

In the final year of the course, you will complete a personal project building a portfolio of work to showcase your individual interests, talent and establish your reputation as a fashion business and promotion professional.
You Will

Join a supportive fashion community at Salford that’s truly passionate about fashion promotion and business practices.
Discover how the business and promotion of fashion works in the wider global industry.
Work with our Industry partners who have included Wicker Wings, Both Barrels, Silpa & By Gibbs
Study visits to design studios and businesses within the UK
Work Placement, Networking and employability working with small business start-ups and the Universities business growth hub.
Learn essential skills in Adobe Illustrator, Spark Pages, InDesign & Photoshop
Graduate with a diverse portfolio of work that can be used to land that perfect role in the fashion industry or further study at masters level.

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Modules

**Year one**
-The Customer Journey
- Bloggers, Vloggers and Influencers
- Fashion Graphics Introduction
- Fashion Marketing, Ethical Practice and Buying
- Fashion Communication and Media

**Year two**
- The Future of Shopping
- Advanced Fashion Media
- Enterprise in Action
- Personal Business Project
- Industry Live Briefs/Work Experience

**Year three**
- E-marketing and Branding Strategies
- Fixing Fashion: A Sustainable Future
- Buying and Product Development
- Major Personal Project

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The Uni


Course location:

University of Salford

Department:

School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology

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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.

95%
high
Business and management
69%
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.

Business and management (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

85%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
90%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
90%
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

100%
Library resources
95%
IT resources
89%
Course specific equipment and facilities
95%
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?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
48%
Male students
52%
Female students
83%
2:1 or above
14%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
C

Design studies

Teaching and learning

81%
Staff make the subject interesting
82%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
84%
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

62%
Library resources
73%
IT resources
57%
Course specific equipment and facilities
66%
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?

95%
UK students
5%
International students
33%
Male students
67%
Female students
79%
2:1 or above
18%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
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.

Business and management

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.

£18,000
low
Average annual salary
91%
low
Employed or in further education
64%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

24%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
10%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
9%
Administrative occupations: finance

As only a small number of students take courses in this subject area, there isn't much information on what graduates do when they finish, so bear that in mind when you review any stats. Management, finance and business roles are common, but it's a good idea to ask tutors what previous graduates taking specific courses went on to do when you're at an open day.

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.

£16,848
low
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
59%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

31%
Design occupations
14%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
9%
Business, finance and related associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

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

Business and management

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

£22k

£22k

£25k

£25k

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.

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.

£15k

£15k

£19k

£19k

£21k

£21k

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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