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Fashion Management (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
London, United Kingdom
This Fashion Management (Hons) course at the University of the Arts London (UAL) prepares students for a successful career in the complex and highly competitive global fashion industry by equipping them with knowledge and skills in product planning and analysis, sustainability, supply chain, business analysis and financial accounting.
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The fashion industry is complex, global and highly competitive, and covers all levels of segmentation from value-orientated retailers to luxury brands. Careers within the industry require graduates who can respond effectively to the dynamic challenges by devising and implementing new business strategies. BSc Fashion Management equips students with knowledge in supply chain and business analysis, alongside skills in financial accounting and analysis for a successful career in the global fashion industry.

If you are interested in an integrated masters in this subject, we offer the MSc Strategic Fashion Management programme, click here for details.  

What to expect from Fashion Management (Hons) course at the University of the Arts London (UAL)

  • The curriculum emphasises financial literacy, data analysis and the application of statistical models as a means to solve problems and make informed decisions. 

  • Students will develop a solid grounding in both theoretical and practical approaches to supply chain, merchandising, financial and people management, whilst appreciating the significance of responding effectively to the constant changes and challenges in global supply and demand. 

  • Throughout the course, students will be guided to apply the underlying theoretical principles of fashion management to the fashion industry. 

  • The course provides an approach to learning that encourages students to work independently and creatively whilst enabling them to develop confidence in becoming a reflective independent learner, strategic thinker and decision maker. 

Work experience and opportunities 

Students have the opportunity to enter external competitions, such as the National Dissertation Competition. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant conferences such as those arranged by the ASBCI and to visit a European fashion city on an optional trip in the first year.  

Students will be given the opportunity to undertake a short work experience placement during their second year of study. This provides increased industry awareness as well as crucial experience and valuable contacts within the industry. Recent placements have included Debenhams, ASOS, Levis, Hobbs, Fenwicks, Jimmy Choo and Dr Martens, as well as placements abroad in Europe, New York, Australia, India and Hong Kong.

Career paths

Recent graduates are working in a variety of roles in areas such as Sustainability, PR, Marketing, Buying and Merchandising, as well as digital engagement. They have secured roles with companies such as Burberry, Far Fetch, Harvey Nicols, Zalando, Matches Fashion, Marks and Spencer, Hilditch & Key, Mountain Warehouse, Harrods, Burberry and Tom Dixon. We have many students who have gone on to secure success with their own brands and labels, the most recent being Rixo, who were celebrated in Drapers ’30 under 30’ awards.


The course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Fashion Management
  • Management and Economics
  • Marketing Management 
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Product Management
  • Better Lives

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

One or a combination of the following accepted full level 3 qualifications.

  • A Level Passes in at least 3 subjects to total a minimum 112 UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 280 old UCAS tariff points). Preferred subjects include, Maths, Business Studies, Economics, Science, Humanities and Modern Foreign Languages;
  • IB Diploma 25 points;
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit in BTEC Extended Diploma;
  • or equivalent EU or non-EU qualifications;
  • and Passes in at least SIX GCSEs at grade B (6) or above including English, Maths and a Science reflecting the course rationale and Business and Management Benchmarks statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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