The fashion industry is dynamic, competitive and important to the growth and development of the global economy. It needs graduates who can respond creatively and effectively to constantly evolving challenges and opportunities. This innovative, award-winning course has strong industry links and moves in tandem with a fast-paced fashion world, providing you with up-to-date business and technical knowledge, transferable skills, and a high employability rate. Promoting creative thinking in a commercial context, the course focuses on business acumen and strategic planning. You’ll develop skills in fashion buying, merchandising, forecasting, management strategy, PR and marketing, branding and international business. You’ll develop communication skills through report writing, presentations and pitches, entering the fashion world from a creative business perspective. Our graduates are highly employable and possess skills relevant to the industry; graduates have progressed into careers with brands such as The Future Laboratory, TopShop, Ralph Lauren and Harrods. Our fashion and textiles courses are ranked sixth in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2018.