Designed and constantly updated in collaboration with major retailers, as a student on this course you will benefit from insights informed by the very latest commercial best practice, guest lectures, live industry case studies, skills workshops and company visits. This course prepares you for a career in retailing as a manager in one of the specialist retailing areas such as buying, merchandising, personnel, logistics or store management. It also equips you for a variety of career opportunities in marketing (for example advertising, brand management or market research) or more general management and consultancy. You will cover the core areas of retailing, marketing, economics, financial management and organisational behaviour in your first two years. Building on this and your placement experience you can then specialise in your final year by choosing more advanced optional modules that suit your career ambitions. We will help you to develop your communication and interpersonal skills and your ability to work in groups, developing practical skills essential for working in today’s businesses.