Would you like to work behind the scenes in the fashion industry? Are you fascinated by how fashion products are developed and branded? On Solent University’s fashion management with marketing top-up you’ll study contemporary fashion marketing, retail management and branding strategies, building a toolkit of essential skills that you will use throughout your career.
Solent University’s fashion management with marketing top-up guides students as they build on their existing knowledge and learn the specialist skills required for work in the fashion industry. The curriculum includes intensive study of fashion management, marketing, retail and brand development that concludes with a final major research project.
The course is taught with an emphasis on workplace learning and employability. Students are encouraged to work on projects at Re:So, the University’s city centre fashion and design store. Re:So is staffed, stocked and managed entirely by Solent students, giving them the opportunity to learn merchandising, fashion management and marketing while building valuable workplace experience.
Re:So also includes a learning area which hosts industry guest speakers, workshops, photo-shoots and exhibitions. These events emphasise fashion management, marketing, retail, enterprise and employability skills.
Think a career in fashion might be for you? With close industry links, an eclectic mix of experienced teaching staff and ample opportunities to build a professional resume, Solent University’s fashion management with marketing top-up programme could be the ideal next step towards your dream career.
What does this course lead to?
Graduates will be well placed for a wide range of fashion roles, such as in management, buying and forecasting, marketing and strategic communications, visual merchandising or PR.
Who is this course for?
This top-up course is the ideal way for students with a relevant qualification at HND level to earn a full honours degree in just one year. Students should be passionate about fashion and keen to pursue careers in fashion PR, retail, trend forecasting, marketing, product management or merchandising.