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.
You have the option of a year-long work placement in your Third Year, allowing you to gain invaluable industry experience and confidence. 96% of students on this route go on to employment or further study within six months of graduating. (DLHE survey 2016/17)
This course will provide you with the skills required for making business decisions combined with effective communication skills required in the global fashion industry.
- NTU has an outstanding reputation within the industry and is ranked 4th in the UK for Fashion and Textiles. (Guardian University League Tables 2019)
- Be assured that 90% of students on the sandwich route are satisfied with this course (National Student Survey 2018)
- Gain a sound understanding of 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, gaining a certificate or diploma in professional practice.
- Work on live projects with brands such as John Lewis, Next, Wrangler and Tommy Hilfiger.
- Have guest lectures with professionals from brands such as Boohoo, River Island, Urban Outfitters and #brillthings.
- Apply for 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.
Careers and 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 and roles include:
- ASOS, buyer’s administrative assistant, merchandiser, garment technologist assistant
- Burberry, product developer
- Boots, category assistant, buying administrative assistant
- Cotton On, global fashion buyer
- Dr. Martens, category assistant
- Dunelm, commercial leadership graduate
- F&F Clothing, assistant merchandiser
- Hunters Boots Ltd, product development coordinator
- Cath Kidston, buyer’s administrative assistant
- Debenhams, trainee assistant buyer, assistant merchandiser
- Joules, buyer’s assistant
- Mulberry, digital marketing executive
- Marks & Spencer, buying graduate
- Primark, trainee technologist
- River Island, assistant buyer
- Style Council, fashion editor and community manager
- Superdry, sourcing coordinator
- Ted Baker, marketing executive
- Topshop, footwear technologist.