Master of Art Programs in Fashion Marketing

Compare 12 Masters of Arts in Fashion Marketing

Fashion Marketing

A master’s degree, or MA, is a postgraduate degree that is awarded after one or two years of academic work. Some programs require research or a thesis project for graduation. The MA program typically offers humanities students with a deeper or more focused look at their chosen subject.

What is an MA in Fashion Marketing? This master’s program could have a broad focus on fashion marketing or a more specific focus on marketing and branding or retail and luxury management. Subjects covered in the program include the history of fashion, branding, visual merchandising, marketing communications, corporate social responsibility, the analysis of brand management, the development of fashion concepts and the analysis of fashion trends.

Students benefit from associating with guest speakers and active professionals, educational trips to fashion hubs, workshops, collaborative experiences and seminars with high-profile speakers. They can also expect to develop important networks to draw upon after completion of the program.

Tuition and related expenses for an MA in Fashion Marketing can vary a great deal from school to school and country to country.  It is important to contact the schools individually to get accurate information.

The call for talented professionals in this area is great. Graduates of the program often go on to create their own businesses or to pursue even more education. Jobs are available in the fashion retail and design industries, product development, trend forecasting and Internet retail spaces. Job titles include design directors, fashion consultants, brand managers, fashion entrepreneurs and consultants. They may choose to work in the business management sector of fashion or become educators themselves.

Anyone who is interested in enrolling in one of these programs should review their options in the program listing. If this describes you, use the lead forms to get more information about the programs that seem most exciting to you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MA in International Fashion Business: Buying and Merchandise Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative projects and maintain contemporary content and foster innovative projects. [+]

MA Degrees in Fashion Marketing. This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative projects and maintain contemporary content and foster innovative projects. Throughout the Master’s you will develop professional, managerial and personal abilities, including commercial awareness, negotiating and relationship management skills, alongside developing your visual skills in a business context to enable you to operate successfully within the global industry. You will also gain an in-depth knowledge of finance, industry developments, profit margins, pricing, sales strategies and turnover and how to confidently convey your ideas through successful communication and contemporary presentation. Features and benefits of the course Study visits to key international trade fairs and cities will offer relevant research opportunities for you to support course content. You will be exposed to a broad range of market levels and future target markets from high street brands to small pioneering design companies. ABOUT THE COURSE You will gain a deep understanding of the role of the buyer and merchandiser, and gain the ability to strategically plan and select a range of high quality garments, while considering the profitable development of a company. By undertaking a variety of projects, you will learn how to analyse the factors that influence sales alongside personal and practical presentation skills. You will also learn how to build a range of profitable garments for wholesale, retail or online sales. Typical units... [-]

MA in International Fashion Business: Marketing Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop your specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion marketing from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative and maintain contemporary content. [+]

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop your specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion marketing from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative and maintain contemporary content. You will develop the ability to strategically plan and instigate complex marketing campaigns. Throughout your studies you will gain an understanding of the development of creative and sophisticated visual marketing methods for promoting fashion. You will work within a commercial context to address pressing new agendas surrounding fashion marketing, such as fashion consumption, ethics, sustainability, consumerism, economic and political influences. Briefs will be informed by industry, spanning print, new media, experiential events, new emerging technical environments and media relations. The course cultivates intellectual and analytical approaches to your research, which will enhance your managerial skills for increased employability. Features and benefits of the course Study visits to key international trade fairs and cities will offer relevant research opportunities for you to support course content. You will be exposed to a broad range of market levels and future target markets from high street brands to small pioneering design companies. ABOUT THE COURSE You will study units which will give you an in-depth understanding of how fashion brands are promoted in the competitive, global market place and will cover subject areas such as e-commerce, copywriting, fashion forecasting, magazine publishing, styling, and photography and will be underpinned by business management theories. Typical units may include Product Organisation Promotion Communication Professional Practice Perform TYPICAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS This... [-]

MA Fashion Marketing

Nottingham Trent University: School of Art & Design
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This exciting and innovative course will equip you with the strategic, creative and commercial skills required by the global fashion industry. It will develop and strengthen your core skills and knowledge in specialist areas, including new concepts and strategies for fashion marketing. You learn alongside students from our other MA Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication courses, and have the option to transfer MA titles if you’re specialism changes. [+]

MA Degrees in Fashion Marketing. MA Fashion Marketing This exciting and innovative course will equip you with the strategic, creative and commercial skills required by the global fashion industry. It will develop and strengthen your core skills and knowledge in specialist areas, including new concepts and strategies for fashion marketing. You learn alongside students from our other MA Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication courses, and have the option to transfer MA titles if you’re specialism changes. Our MA Fashion Marketing sits in a suite with the following courses: MA International Fashion Management MA Fashion Communications MA Luxury Fashion Brand Management. You learn alongside students from these other MA courses, and have the option to transfer MA titles if your specialism changes. Key features Study on a full-time or part-time basis. Gain knowledge and understanding of how the different areas of the fashion industry work together, and choose your specialist focus. Select from a range of possible outputs to reflect career aspirations or to support a business start-up. Go on study trips to international fashion capitals. Benefit from industry speakers such as international brand managers and fashion specialists. Work individually and as a team in a challenging, creative and multicultural environment within the School of Art & Design. Prepare for further postgraduate study such as MPhil or PhD. Gain a globally recognised academic qualification in conjunction with personal and professional development for employability and entrepreneurship. How you’re taught Teaching and learning experiences will include: lectures seminars workshops individual and group tutorials... [-]

MA in Fashion Business Management

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 1 year United Kingdom London

This course will equip you with the strategic decision-making, leadership and problem-solving skills you will need to become an entrepreneurial and visionary fashion business leader of the future. It continues the University’s fashion tradition of a commitment to excellence in developing highly effective, talented and committed professional fashion graduates. [+]

This course will equip you with the strategic decision-making, leadership and problem-solving skills you will need to become an entrepreneurial and visionary fashion business leader of the future. It continues the University’s fashion tradition of a commitment to excellence in developing highly effective, talented and committed professional fashion graduates. Working closely with fashion industry professionals, role models and mentors, you will receive a relevant, well-grounded, high-quality education and skill base that will enable you to have a wider, clearer understanding of the business you are already involved in. The course offers inside knowledge of industry strategies and cultures on a global basis, combined with key business skills and essential fashion industry management knowledge. Course content This course equips you for a business management career in the domestic or international fashion industry. Delivered by a teaching team with a wide range of experience both in industry and academia, the course offers an innovative and relevant fashion business curriculum that focuses on preparing your entry into senior roles in business and management within the industry. Modules The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. Core modules, semester 1 Fashion Business and Supply Chain Management The fashion business dynamics and its fast-shifting product sourcing require an adaptable attitude to spot business opportunities emerging around the world. Building profitable relationships with partners and suppliers and balancing costs and risks are key challenges. To transform an idea into a commercial product involves a complex route: this module is designed to... [-]

MA Fashion Photography

University for the Creative Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Rochester + 1 more

Behind every beautiful fashion shoot is a talented photographer. Be that photographer. As a student of MA Fashion Photography, you’ll build upon your existing fashion and photography knowledge to identify, develop and manage a Masters project. [+]

MA Degrees in Fashion Marketing. MA Fashion Photography Behind every beautiful fashion shoot is a talented photographer. Be that photographer. As a student of MA Fashion Photography, you’ll build upon your existing fashion and photography knowledge to identify, develop and manage a Masters project. Throughout the course you’ll have access to UCA’s state of the art photography and participate in a variety of lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops, with regular off-campus visits to shoots and exhibitions. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Rochester Course overview: Our MA Fashion Photography course offers you the opportunity to develop your practical fashion photography skills whilst giving you a solid grounding in critical thinking and theory. Your studies will be supported by a number of internationally renowned staff in a department that encourages experimentation. This will enable you to establish yourself as a rounded professional who can formulate ideas in a sophisticated framework whilst also being able to communicate to others, both visually and verbally. We place a strong emphasis on publication, enabling you to find creative ways to disseminate your work beyond the academic context and into the public arena. Course content Stage 1: You'll be introduced to the University and the technical workshops and facilities available to you. The first stage includes a range of lectures and seminars and you’ll start to explore your creative practice. Stage 2: During stage two you begin developing your MA project, evaluating and testing out the aims... [-]

MA Fashion Marketing & Communication

University for the Creative Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Epsom + 1 more

Global fashion brands need creative thinkers to communicate their messages effectively through social media, digital technologies and creative PR practices. Our new MA course combines core marketing and communication skills to build a comprehensive portfolio of knowledge – central to this fast changing sector and intrinsic to today’s world-class fashion communicators. [+]

MA Fashion Marketing & Communication Global fashion brands need creative thinkers to communicate their messages effectively through social media, digital technologies and creative PR practices. Our new MA course combines core marketing and communication skills to build a comprehensive portfolio of knowledge – central to this fast changing sector and intrinsic to today’s world-class fashion communicators. As a student of this course, you’ll learn how to manage and generate brand appropriate campaigns and develop the ability to understand and derive strategies from future trend data. Length of study: One year full-time or two years part-time Starts: September 2017 Campus: UCA Epsom Course overview: This new Masters degree provides a learning environment where you can develop both creative and strategic skills in fashion marketing and communication. You’ll be taught the core principles of Fashion Marketing and Communication through a range of approaches, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops, and will undertake both formative and summative assessment including reflective personal blogs and journals. The course will support you in developing your practice through relevant research, a deep understanding of how the fashion industry operates, and engagement with global fashion brands, in order to plan and produce a major project that is unique to you. Running throughout the course is a strong emphasis on both independent research and participatory group work. If you’re a full time student, you’ll have scheduled teaching for up to two days a week, as well as access to workshops and studios for a further three days (as agreed... [-]

MA Strategic Fashion Marketing

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

A fashion marketing and management programme with a global reputation for success in launching fashion industry careers. [+]

MA Degrees in Fashion Marketing. A fashion marketing and management programme with a global reputation for success in launching fashion industry careers. Content and Structure The MA Strategic Fashion Marketing provides a learning environment in which business graduates can develop both creative and strategic skills in fashion marketing and management. It has an established record of recruiting high calibre international and home/EU students who predominately go on to develop successful middle management fashion marketing careers across the fashion industry spectrum. Course Structure 12 months 3 terms level 7 180 credits Term One Fashion Business Strategy (20 credits) Fashion Branding (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Term Two International Marketing Strategies (20 credits) Marketing Communications (20 credits) Collaborative Unit (20 credits) Term Three Masters Project (60 credits) Travelling across London The renowned London College of Fashion library is at our John Prince’s Street site, and you will need to travel to this site, and possibly others, during your course to use the library, which is open seven days a week in term time, and for tuition and special events. Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application. OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years We welcome applications from mature... [-]

MA Fashion Retail Management

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

MA Fashion Retail Management is a dynamic and academically rigorous course. It is designed to equip students with essential retail management knowledge, international retailing expertise, brand development and creative direction skills demanded by fashion retailers operating in an increasingly competitive and global environment. [+]

This course is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in fashion retail management. Content and Structure MA Fashion Retail Management is a dynamic and academically rigorous course. It is designed to equip students with essential retail management knowledge, international retailing expertise, brand development and creative direction skills demanded by fashion retailers operating in an increasingly competitive and global environment. The course encourages curiosity, critical thinking and cultivates an ability to deal with a range of contemporary issues in fashion retailing. It embraces leaders from industry, who share their insights on what is happening in fashion retail today, partners with industry on live projects and undertakes industry visits both locally and internationally; this integration ensures the course is highly relevant. The course has a growing reputation for recruiting high calibre international and home/EU students who go on to develop successful middle management fashion retailing careers globally. Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application. OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years. Selection for interview will be made on the basis of your application, including the personal statement, written essay and outline Masters project proposal. [-]

MA Fashion Design Management

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom London

A fashion design management course with a global perspective for students wishing to enter managerial roles within the fashion and design industries. [+]

MA Degrees in Fashion Marketing. A fashion design management course with a global perspective for students wishing to enter managerial roles within the fashion and design industries. Content and Structure Many Design, or Business trained students want to develop their managerial and business skills, to enter a fast moving and dynamic industry that appreciates the value of design above all things and demands individuals with diverse skills and abilities. The aim of this course is to produce versatile individuals who can operate as advocates for their profession, undertaking everything from project management through to creative business problem-solving and visionary product and organisational development. MA Fashion Design Management is suited to design graduates from a range of disciplines who wish to develop creative management or leadership roles in the fashion industry. Students develop an understanding of the global implications for the fashion industry from many perspectives, which include; branding, creative thinking, ethics, new technologies and potential futures. Course Structure 12 months 3 terms level 7 180 credits Course entry requirements Entry to this course is highly competitive: applicants are expected to achieve, or already have, the course entry requirements detailed below. An Honours degree at 2.1 or above in a related discipline. Applicants with a degree in another subject may be considered, depending on the strength of the application. OR Equivalent qualifications OR Relevant and quantitative industrial experience for a minimum of three years Selection for interview will be made on the basis of your application, including the personal statement and... [-]

MA Fashion Communication

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom London

With its three distinctive but interconnected pathways, this course is for dynamic students looking to thrive within the fashion communications industry at the highest level. [+]

With its three distinctive but interconnected pathways, this course is for dynamic students looking to thrive within the fashion communications industry at the highest level. The Fashion Journalism pathway focuses on writing, editing and digital media. Fashion Communication & Promotion is for innovative image-makers; and Fashion Critical Studies explores the social, political and cultural meanings of Fashion. Content and Structure The MAFC course consists of three specific pathways. While each pathway has a distinct approach to Fashion Communication, cross pathway projects will connect subject specialists into vibrant groups creating challenging and industry relevant experiences. There are key points in the year when MAFC students will interact with MA Fashion Design students and experience Fashion Communication in a live context. In January and February the build up to the MA Fashion Show at London Fashion Week will provide opportunities to participate in the production and organisation of a fashion show. In May MAFC students can work with BA Fashion students as they present their degree fashion show. The MAFC course is framed in the highly creative Fashion Programme at Central Saint Martins, but also within an Art School philosophy where other creative disciplines such as Graphic Communication, Architecture, Textiles, Jewellery, Product Design and Fine Art offer debates, collaborations and new approaches to the subject. The extensive global CSM networks offer contemporary fashion links, creative networks and live industry projects. Expertise from the UAL research staff, high-profile academics and industry professionals ensure a global and industry relevant perspective. The vibrant post-graduate community... [-]

MA Fashion

Kingston University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Kingston + 1 more

This course, with its new pathway in Knit, continues to develop into a holistic and exciting approach to fashion design and beyond. Retaining our heritage and specialism in womenswear, menswear and knitwear, the course combines industry standards with a creative and contemporary approach to fashion design. [+]

MA Degrees in Fashion Marketing. Choose Kingston's Fashion MA This course, with its new pathway in Knit, continues to develop into a holistic and exciting approach to fashion design and beyond. Retaining our heritage and specialism in womenswear, menswear and knitwear, the course combines industry standards with a creative and contemporary approach to fashion design. Our broad design community and positioning as a progressive and highly rated design institution means that fashion can actively borrow from and share with designers in communication design, sustainable design, and product and space. Key features With our well-established industry links and partnerships, the craft and skill of fashion is paramount and is developed through pioneering projects with industry practitioners from our team. Interdisciplinary modules give you the unique opportunity to expand your current design thinking and methodology, experiment and transform your medium, and work in dynamic teams to exchange and create ideas. What will you study? The Fashion MA is a unique and innovative course combining the creative thinking of the Design School core modules with a very solid and ‘creative' fashion industry focus. The fashion-based modules will encourage you to think creatively and will also challenge you to apply your ideas and concepts to a series of briefs, some of which will arrive directly from industry sources and practitioners. The outcome is non-prescriptive and should be driven by your ambitions and approach to fashion. You will identify design narratives to inspire extensive research culminating in exciting, considered and forward-thinking design developments. You will... [-]

COLLECTION MANAGER

ESIMODE
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Toulouse

This 2-year graduate course prepares for management and sales event functions within the fashion industry business. In order to fully experience and understand the academic teaching, each student complete 2 work placements during the length of the course, each taking place during the academic year and lasting between 10 to 12 weeks. [+]

In Textile and Apparel in Fashion and Luxury Industry, majoring in Fashion Business Management (Master's level) Duration of the course: 2 years Applicant must hold a bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution, or shall have completed equivalent academic preparation as determined by appropriate campus authorities. Level and conditions of entry: Excellent command of French language This 2-year graduate course prepares for management and sales event functions within the fashion industry business. In order to fully experience and understand the academic teaching, each student complete 2 work placements during the length of the course, each taking place during the academic year and lasting between 10 to 12 weeks. Course content: Management and production control, fashion design DAO object-orientated software, Fashion design and Pattern making, History and culture of fashion, introduction to pattern making, Gradation and industrial montage of garments, Textile, fibre and fabric technology, Technical English, Personal skills and leadership practices within a professional environment, Fashion group strategies (Corporate Law/Financial management/economics). [-]