• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Courses in this Fashion Business and Management program at Centennial College are unique to the fashion industry and cover topics such as:

  • The design and manufacturing process.
  • The evolution of fashion and design and their relationship to designers, producers and retailers.
  • Ethical, sustainable and innovative practices for leadership in a global fashion industry.
  • Current design trends and technologies to predict sales dynamics for fashion products and services.
  • Marketing and retail promotional strategies based on contemporary consumer psychology concepts.
  • Creative concepts for fashion products and services.
  • Business management fundamentals.
  • Financial practices utilized in the fashion industry.
  • Computer applications for fashion, such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.

You gain, through practical exercises, a comprehensive understanding of business management practices specific to the fashion industry, which you put to practice in a field placement during the final semester.

Career Outlook

  • Retail manager
  • Buyer
  • Product developer/manager
  • Brand manager
  • Stylist
  • Production coordinator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Semester 1
  • Business Fundamentals
  • College Communication
  • Fashion Theory and Culture
  • Retail Sales
  • Fashion Industry Finance
  • Fashion Product Knowledge and Development
  • MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite
              Semester 2
              • College Communication
              • Retail Management
              • Fashion Marketing and Promotion
              • Fashion Sourcing and Logistics
              • Fashion Seminar 1: Retail Environment
              • General Education Elective
              • Consumer Psychology and Behaviour
                          Semester 3
                          • Human Resource and Team Management
                          • Strategy and Trend Analysis Capstone
                          • Pricing and Costing Principles
                          • Fashion Seminar 2: Fashion in a Digital World
                          • Fashion Manufacturing Practices
                          • Fashion Career Planning
                          • Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action
                                      Semester 4
                                      • Creating and Managing Innovation
                                      • Field Placement
                                      • The Global Fashion Industry
                                      • General Education Elective

                                          English Language Requirements

                                          You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                          • Minimum required score:


                                            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

                                            Schedule TOEFL®
                                          • Minimum required score:


                                            The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

                                            Schedule TOEFL®
                                          • Minimum required score:


                                            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                                            Schedule IELTS
                                          • Minimum required score:


                                            PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

                                          Academic Requirements

                                          General Requirements

                                          Academic Requirements
                                          • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
                                          • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
                                          • Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission
                                          Additional Requirements
                                          • Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.

                                          Tuition Fee

                                          • International

                                            13283 CAD/year
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 13283 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                          • National

                                            2935 CAD/year
                                            Tuition Fee
                                            Based on the original amount of 2935 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                          Living costs for Toronto

                                          • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
                                            Living Costs

                                          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


                                          Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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