Combine your interest in fashion with business management skills on this degree. You'll focus on the management of the entire fashion chain – from design development and product sourcing, to buying and merchandising, sales and marketing, and promotion to the consumer. With links to an impressive network of international fashion and textile organisations, you’ll learn about all the processes and elements of the fashion industry needed to inform and shape your future career in fashion management. This course will provide you with the skills required for making business decisions combined with effective communication skills required in the global fashion industry. You don’t need to have a background in art, design or fashion, or have a creative portfolio to apply for this course. **Key features of the course:** - NTU has an outstanding reputation within the industry and is ranked 4th in the UK for Fashion and Textiles. (Guardian University League Tables 2019) - Learn about fibres, yarns, fabrics, the garment manufacturing processes and the whole supply chain through to the consumer. - Complete an optional year-long work placement, in the UK or abroad. - Work on live projects with brands such as John Lewis, Next, Wrangler and Tommy Hilfiger. - Have guest lectures from brands such as Boohoo, River Island, Urban Outfitters and #brillthings. - Go on an international exchange to places like the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Amsterdam Fashion Institute and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. - Go on optional study trips to places like the Louis Vuitton head office in New York, Première Vision in Paris and Pitti Filati in Florence. - Showcase your work at our Degree Show in Nottingham, with the opportunity to take part in Graduate Fashion Week and the ASBCI National Dissertation and Innovation Awards. - This course attracts students from around the world, offering you a dynamic experience reflective of the working environment. **Assessment** Assessment is by coursework and an exam. You will be assessed at the end of each module and awarded a grade. Your final degree mark will be based 100% on your final year work. **Employability** Employability for this course is excellent, with 96% of students who took a year-long work placement going on to employment or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE survey 2016/17). Graduates from this course go into a range of fields, such as buying and merchandising, marketing and PR, e-commerce and supply chain management, global sourcing, product development, garment and fabric technology roles. Recent graduate destinations include Asos, Burberry, Boots, Dr. Martens, Mulberry, and River Island.