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MA Global Fashion Management

Programme code:MA-DESN/GFMUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Ms Edel Moore Contact address:e.m.moore@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

A 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in a fashion, management, business studies or other related social science subject. Non-standard entry will be considered.
International students whose first language is not English must also satisfy the University of Leeds requirement for English language.
International students for whom English is not the first language will need to supply evidence of passing
IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 Overall with not less than 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
TOEFL (IBT) - 92 Overall with not less than 21 in listening and speaking, 23 in reading and 22 in writing

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Design

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Design

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Subject Benchmark Statement: Master's Degrees in Business and Management (2015)
Subject Benchmark: Art and Design 2008

Programme specification:

In the 21st century, the business of fashion is a complex global concern which requires leaders with expertise across a range of disciplines from manufacture, market strategy and retailing to customer psychology. This globally focussed masters programme, is aimed at honours graduates who envisage a career at a senior level in the exciting, dynamic and internationally-oriented fashion sector. The MA allows students to acquire knowledge and skills from three subjects in one single programme: fashion management, global supply chain management and retail strategy. The MA develops future managers who will be capable of managing multinational fashion organisations, international retail, foreign market entry as well as global supply chains and value chains. The masters is taken over a full twelve month academic year, commencing September and involves lectures, presentations and seminars on a range of supply-chain and fashion- management issues.


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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

DESN5300MFashion Marketing15 creditsSemester 2
DESN5315MDissertation – Global Fashion Management60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
DESN5325MGlobal Fashion Retail Management30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LUBS5231MManaging Global Logistics and Supply Chains15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5238MOperations and Supply Chain Management
Pre-requisite for: LUBS5231M
15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5422MConsumer Behaviour Across Cultures15 creditsSemester 1

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 30 credits from the following optional modules:

DESN5305MFashion Industry Analysis15 creditsSemester 2
DESN5312MSustainability and Fashion15 creditsSemester 2
DESN5319MInternationalisation in the Fashion Industry Context15 creditsSemester 2
DESN5322MData Analytics in Fashion Marketing-Global Fashion Management15 creditsSemester 1
TEXT5134MTextile Consultancy and Management15 creditsSemester 1
TEXT5304MTextile Product Design, Innovation and Development15 creditsSemester 2

Last updated: 30/04/2019

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