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Fashion and Luxury Retail Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Luxury is the refinement of the norm and can be created for practically every type of product. France is uniquely positioned on the market and the French brands have mostly adopted the dual approach of developing both high end luxury and affordable luxury goods.


The degree

A 3 year Bachelor program in Luxury and Retail Management

The Bachelor in Fashion and Luxury Retail Management is a 3 year European Bachelor program developed at the request and with the input of major luxury goods and fashion companies.

Why study Fashion and Luxury in France

France and the global fashion and luxury markets

The Luxury and Fashion sectors are booming; market studies and research predict current growth to continue for the next 20 years and France is the market leader with a 29 % share of this € 212 billion global market in 2013.

Thus French luxury and fashion companies will be one of the leading providers of job offers in the field worldwide.

A highly international approach to prepare you for a global industry

The Bachelor in Fashion and Luxury Retail Management is truly international with courses taught entirely in English, a cosmopolitan student body and faculty offering an ideal multicultural environnement to prepare for a career in the global industries of fashion and luxury. International study opportunities also allow the students to enhance their international scope.

Develop real professional skills and expertise

The curriculum is highly professionalized both in terms of course design, staffing with some of the courses being taught by professionals of the fashion and luxury sectors and includes up to 14 months of internships and corporate placement during the 3 years of the program. Internships and corporate placements in France are organized by the school.


The American Business School Bachelor in Fashion and Luxury Retail Management is recognized in France by the Registre National de la Certification Professionnelle (RNCP, French national directory of professional certification),“Responsable du Développement Commercial et Marketing”, niveau II, arrêté du 19 nov. 2013, JO 29 nov. 2013, code NSF 310m.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: The Bachelor in Fashion, Luxury and Retail Management starts in September each year.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Creativity and Innovation in Fashion Luxury
  • Inside the Fashion Business Revolution
  • Luxury Sensory Marketing (including the course of Merchandising)
  • Intercultural Luxury Consumer Behavior
  • International Business Law
  • International History of Arts, Literature and Music
  • Sales Techniques for Luxury Brands
  • Accounting
  • Promotion and Event Management for Luxury Brands
  • Luxury Brand Management
  • Internal Audit
  • Luxury Cross Channel Marketing
  • Sourcing and Purchasing

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • 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 ®.

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General Requirements

Applicants can enroll in the Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Luxury and Retail Management after having successfully completed high school.

Application Package

The application must include:

  • A completed application form
  • A photocopy of your passport or ID
  • A certified copy of your high school diploma. Candidates can apply before receiving their final high school results. In these cases, admission will be granted on a conditional basis.
  • 1st-year student: A certified copy of your high school transcripts, translated into French or English
  • Transfer students: certified copies of transcripts for all completed university courses, translated into English or French.
  • A statement of purpose explaining why you want to study International Business at The American Business School Paris
  • TOEFL score (70IBT) or IELTS (5.5), TOEIC, Cambridge test, ITEP or equivalent; not applicable for native English speakers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8230 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8230 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8230 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8230 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Administrative registration fee: €320Tuition per year: (12-15 credits/semester): €8,230Tuition per semester (12-15 credits): €4,460Tuition per course (3 credits): €890

Living costs for Paris

  • 1195 - 1780 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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