BA (Hons) Fashion and Fashion Business

5.0
4 opinions
  • I felt everything to be amazing. From clubbing to accomodations to beautiful campus and ofcourse the beautiful company of friends. Iam quite happy to be part of this amazing life here.
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  • The atmosphere is not very educational neither the lecturers were great.
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  • I very much liked the Hertfordshire university for it is actually what I admired for.
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Bachelor's degree

In Hatfield

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Hatfield

  • Duration

    3 Years

  • Start

    September

Description

This course is ideal for students who are both creative and analytical, who want to learn about the business of fashion and who still have a desire to design and make, but ultimately want a fashion business-centric career. The course considers the complexities surrounding the global fashion industry to provide an in-depth appreciation of how products are manufactured, supplied and sold. Ultimately, you’ll gain the experience, knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to start your own company or to enter an existing one with a sound understanding of the business of fashion.Our strong collaborations with the likes of Ted Baker, Ally Capellino and Maria Grachvogel open up opportunities for live projects, work placements, competitions and employment.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Hatfield (Herefordshire)
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University of Hertfordshire (College Lane Campus), Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK

Starts

SeptemberNow taking bookings

To take into account

The BA (Hons) Fashion and Fashion Business award is intended to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to work in fashion business. The learning will prepare students to take up careers in a variety of fashion business roles including Buying, Merchandising, Sales and Marketing and Communication. Fashion and Fashion Business is for students that are both creative, and analytical, who want to learn about the business of fashion, who still have a desire to design and make, but ultimately wish to pursue a fashion business centric career. Strong industry links including Ted Baker, Ally Capellino, Maria Grachvogel to name but a few, collaborating through live projects, work placements, competition sponsorship and graduate employment opportunities.Graduates will learn about fashion life cycle, the critical path, market research, sizing and technical fit, the role of a buyer, merchandiser and elements of the production cycle. Each year we host Design Talk, a series of lectures with guest speakers from industry.Ideal location- 20 minutes from central London.

This courses prepares you with the skills to work in range planning, merchandising, buying, design as well as production management.

96 UCAS points

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5.0
excellent
  • I felt everything to be amazing. From clubbing to accomodations to beautiful campus and ofcourse the beautiful company of friends. Iam quite happy to be part of this amazing life here.
    |
  • The atmosphere is not very educational neither the lecturers were great.
    |
  • I very much liked the Hertfordshire university for it is actually what I admired for.
    |
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4.9
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Student

5.0
05/01/2019
What I would highlight: I felt everything to be amazing. From clubbing to accomodations to beautiful campus and ofcourse the beautiful company of friends. Iam quite happy to be part of this amazing life here.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

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5.0
10/12/2018
What I would highlight: The atmosphere is not very educational neither the lecturers were great.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Student

5.0
23/05/2018
What I would highlight: I very much liked the Hertfordshire university for it is actually what I admired for.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Student

5.0
09/05/2018
What I would highlight: The overall standard of teaching is really poor whether the exam preparation or the coursework. Socially its quite rubbish. thankfully I joined the football team and made some friends enjoy. It's really not recommendable.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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2018

All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 2 years

Subjects

  • Design
  • Industry
  • Creative
  • Fashion design
  • Fashion Industry
  • Industry
  • Fashion Business
  • Business of fashion
  • Fashion Principles
  • Fashion Function
  • Fashion Application
  • Creative

Course programme

First Year

Learning alongside your fashion colleagues, the focus is on learning core fashion business, design, and technical and portfolio skills. You will be introduced to the principles of strategic business theories and practices used commercially within fashion through report writing, reflection and analysis. You will be introduced to the ‘language’ of fashion and fashion business, including key roles and their functions and how the sector operates.

Second Year

You will learn how to contextualise the business of fashion; providing a more in-depth understanding through analytical reports such as: market research, branding, strategic business planning and communication skills.
You will continue to study core fashion design, technical and portfolio skills with a greater emphasis on a continuous programme of exploration, risk taking, curiosity and creativity. We also provide our students with the opportunity to participate in internationally recognised competitions.

Final Year

Working at a greater level of independence, you will study towards a major in an in-depth investigative fashion business study that is achieved through a variety of different communication methods. Students will negotiate areas of enquiry that reflect a sophisticated awareness of fashion business. In particular management competencies, the successful implementation of providing solutions to complex business problems, and an understanding of key factors that influence commercial fashion.



Work Placement

Our students will get the chance to undertake accredited work placements during their studies with prestigious companies, building links and networks with industry partners to enhance their career opportunities.

Structure

Level 4

Core Modules
  • Fashion Design Fundamentals (1): Introduction to Fashion Principles - 30 Credits
  • Fashion Design Skills (1): Introduction to Fashion Function - 30 Credits
  • Fashion Design Studio (1): Introduction to Fashion Application - 30 Credits
  • Fashion Business (1): Introduction to Fashion Business - 30 Credits
Optional

Level 5

Core Modules
  • Professional Portfolio - 30 Credits
Optional

Level 6

Core Modules
  • Critical and Cultural Studies: L6 Fashion Degree Essay - 30 Credits
  • Fashion Business Investigative Study: Major Project - 60 Credits
Optional

Additional information

International fee

£11950 for the 2018/2019 academic year

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BA (Hons) Fashion and Fashion Business

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