Advanced Diploma in International Fashion Business (Top Up)

General

Program Description

BACHELOR OF ARTS (HONOURS) IN INTERNATIONAL FASHION BUSINESS (TOP UP)

Coventry University, UK

Intakes: January, April, July, and October

Duration: 1 Year (Full-time)

COURSE OVERVIEW

The BA (Hons) International Fashion Business course is designed to offer an opportunity to study international fashion business in a creative environment to students with a range of ambitions and interests in fashion who do not, however, aspire to be fashion designers.

Students will reflect on global and regional trends in their work and will develop a style that reflects the Asian market, but also allows true global employability.

This course will offer students an understanding of the different roles in the fashion industry from trend analysis and prediction, through to the design, manufacture and the retail of products, and the role of marketing to the global consumer. The experience of working in partnership with Fashion design students will give students a real insight into the role of the fashion designer in the industry, and will, therefore, offer the students an advantage on graduation.

Students will be able to tap into the broad range of available career options (including buying, merchandising, marketing, branding, and launching their own businesses and will be encouraged to exhibit their own, diverse interests in the work they produce.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

You’ll learn and refine skills in this course that you’ll be able to apply to marketing, merchandising, publishing, PR and creative direction. In short, you’ll be the one identifying and creating the demand for products created by fashion designers.

Areas of employment include:

  • Event Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Product Development Manager
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Merchandiser
  • Fashion Editor
  • Image Consultant/Coordinator
  • Costume Coordinator
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Market Researcher
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Fashion Forecaster

COURSE MODULES

Core

  • Future Fashion Innovators
  • Final Major Project
  • FutureProof: Personal Development Planning
  • Elective

Elective *

  • Advanced English: Academic Essay Writing
  • Design Promotion
  • Enhancing Reflective Study Skills Across Cultural Boundaries
  • Global Experience in Art and Design
  • How to set up a Freelance Business

* Choose any 1 of the elective modules

Last updated Dec 2018

About the School

Raffles is a high-end quality private education provider recognized internationally for being the #1 design specialized undergraduate and graduate school in Asia Pacific since 1990 and one of the top ... Read More

Raffles is a high-end quality private education provider recognized internationally for being the #1 design specialized undergraduate and graduate school in Asia Pacific since 1990 and one of the top 50 design schools worldwide with over 20,000 graduates and current applicants, today, Raffles network stretches to 30 colleges in 29 cities in 12 countries across Asia Pacific, Asia, Australia & the Middle East. Read less