Our exciting and dynamic Fashion Management course focuses on the management of the entire fashion chain, from design development and product sourcing, to manufacture, sales and marketing, and to the end consumer. You'll analyse the challenging environment which the fashion industry faces daily on a global scale and gain a comprehensive understanding of fashion commerce. This course is perfect for students who wish to pursue a career in the fashion industry and who want to learn about the diversity of the industry on a global scale. You’ll learn about all the processes and elements of the fashion industry needed to inform and shape commercial management decision-making. You'll develop a dynamic interest in fashion products, theoretical knowledge, commercial awareness and learn how management strategies are created. The course also offers you the option of a year-long work placement, where you will get hands-on industry experience and gain invaluable skills to gain employment after graduating. If you’re looking to combine your interest in fashion products with a business management aspect then this course is ideal for you. NTU has impressive links with international fashion and textiles networks. You’ll be equipped with the right tools to pursue a career within the global fashion sector, which includes: design development, management and communication. You’ll be taught how to work on live briefs set by industry experts such as John Lewis and Jaeger. You’ll learn from professionals who will come in as guest speakers to teach you about multi-channelling retailing and product development and you’ll visit a range of trade fairs and companies to practically apply your learning and to gain industry practice. This course offers you an opportunity to undertake a year-long placement either in the UK or abroad to gain professional expertise, work to tight deadlines and gain a broader understanding of the industry. You’ll get to experience fashion in the commercial world and understand the different practices. Recent placements include ASOS, Boohoo, River Island and Tommy Hilfiger. From this, you’ll gain an extra qualification in either a certificate or diploma in professional practice. 94% of students who opt for a year-long work placement are satisfied with this course. (National Student Survey, 2016) and 94% of students who opt for a year-long work placement are in employment or further study within six months of graduating. (DLHE Survey 2014-15 based on previous course title, BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Management). This course is assessed through a mixture of exams and coursework and you’ll be taught in a range of ways including lectures, teamwork and workshops. You’ll gain invaluable expertise such as: working on live briefs set by our industry experts like John Lewis, Next and Jaeger; You’ll get hands on experience by visiting professionals from companies such as The Trend Boutique; you’ll get to apply for international exchanges in well-renowned fashion organisations such as the Institute of Technology in New York; and exhibit your work at NTU’s Degree Show and gain travel, independence and develop an understanding of cultural fashion by going on optional trips to fashion capitals such as Paris and Florence. Our recent graduates have pursued careers as: buyer’s administrative assistant at ASOS, buying assistant at House of Fraser; graduate research executive at Next; press assistant at Ted Baker; marketing assistant at Topshop and product developer at Timberland. The course will provide you with a breadth of important skills such as: how to research, critically analyse and how to present findings in relation to fashion management.