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Gain an in-depth knowledge of fashion and management in a creative art school environment. You’ll be taught by academics with extensive fashion management experience, preparing you for a successful career in this fast-paced global industry.

Introducing your course

The MA Fashion Management offers the chance to develop your creative thinking, marketing and business management skills while gaining a comprehensive understanding of today’s fashion world. You’ll learn from academics with a wealth of professional experience, and from external practitioners who bring different perspectives on current sector practices and issues. As you’d expect from a Russell Group university degree, your learning will also be informed by the School’s research.

This programme offers the chance to choose a specialist module that will help you to achieve your career goals, on topics such as marketing, entrepreneurship or digital cultures. Based within a close-knit, creative community, you’ll be able to take part in School-wide events and collaborative projects with art and design students to enhance your skills and knowledge. Visits to London exhibitions and fashion shows will complement your campus-based studies. You’ll graduate with an impressive skill set that will help you advance your career or set up your own business venture. 


On the MA in Fashion Management you’ll gain the necessary skills to successfully manage any type of fashion brand, including fast fashion, sportswear, middle market, designer, lifestyle and luxury brands.

It will be of interest to students from a creative or design background who want to hone their management skills, as well as those with business or management training who want to gain sector-specific skills and knowledge.

Click here to download the full Programme Specification.


Core/Compulsory Modules: Professional and Academic Skills, Fashion Theory and Context, Fashion Management, Final Project.

Optional Modules: Sustainability, Creative Thinking & Problem Solving, Digital Cultures, Entrepreneurship, Experimental Publishing, Explorng the Visual Language of Display, Global Marketing, Visual Culture.

Career Opportunities

The MA Fashion Management will prepare you to start your entrepreneurial venture or join the fashion industry at management level. Potential roles include fashion buyer, stylist, fashion product developer, fashion merchandiser, fashion sourcing or brand manager. Or you could become a supply chain manager, marketing consultant, retail manager or public relations manager in the fashion industry. This degree is also excellent preparation for further study at PhD level.

Our graduates have gone on to work for companies including: 

  • Seiko
  • Longines
  • Burberry
  • Arcadia Group
  • Longchamp
  • BestSeller Group
  • Wuyoung

Visit the Fashion Management - MA page on the University of Southampton website for more details!





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