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BA International Fashion Top-up

Manchester Metropolitan University
1 year
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Manchester
English
September 2021
Manchester Metropolitan University

Program description

BA International Fashion Top-up

This one year top-up degree offers direct entry at Level 6 to students who have previously completed a relevant HND (or equivalent), or Level 5 of a relevant undergraduate degree, who wish to use their current qualifications to develop skills in international fashion practices.

The BA (Hons) International Fashion top up degree will equip you with a thorough understanding of fashion practice throughout the global fashion supply chain. The course offers a strong element of internationalisation and it will prepare you for entry into the competitive global market, whether in your country of origin or international employment destinations.

This dedicated final year program allows you to specialise in your chosen field. The final exit award for successful completion of this course are:

  • BA (Hons) International Fashion – Business Practice
  • BA (Hons) International Fashion – Design Practice

Employability and industry focus is at the heart of the program. Our exceptional links with industry will ensure that your learning is enhanced through guest lectures, live industry project briefs and study trips.

Admission requirements

UK Students Entry Requirements

BA (Hons) International Fashion is a one-year top-up degree program for applicants who have previously studied and successfully completed a relevant HND (or equivalent), or Level 5 of a relevant undergraduate degree.

International students will be required to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 with no component less than 5.5. English language qualification in line with the University’s entry requirements is required for students whose first language is not English.

International Students Entry Requirements

IELTS Score Required For International Students

6.0 with no component less than 5.5.

BA (Hons) International Fashion is a one-year top-up degree program for applicants who have previously studied and successfully completed a relevant HND (or equivalent), or Level 5 of a relevant undergraduate degree.

International students will be required to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 with no component less than 5.5. English language qualification in line with the University’s entry requirements is required for students whose first language is not English.

For more information about entry requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Manchester Met is offering a scholarship package of £2,000 for every year of study to international students accepted onto a full-time taught undergraduate program that starts in September 2020. If you meet the eligibility criteria, the scholarship will be awarded upon enrolment, no application is required.

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • Tuition fee for UK, EU and Channel Island students: £9,250 per year.
  • Tuition fee for Non-EU International students: £16,500 per year.

Qualification

A 3 year degree qualification typically comprises of 360 credits (120 credits per year).

  • This is an ideal degree if you want to top up your existing qualifications and achieve a BA (Hons) degree in just one year.
  • With a strong portfolio, you can progress directly onto a Masters degree at Manchester Fashion Institute.
  • You will have the opportunity to complete an industry internship as part of the Negotiated Project Unit, which allows you to apply your learning to industry practice in a real world environment.
  • You will have the chance to engage with employers and promote your work through live events, displays and simulated real world scenarios such as mock interviews or pitches.
  • A strong focus on industry, with industry visits, field trips to related businesses and organisations and input from guest speakers and industry experts throughout the programme.
  • You will have access to outstanding technical resource and studio environment boasting industry standard equipment and machinery.
  • Opportunity to work alongside a student group with diverse experiences and educational and cultural backgrounds.

Career opportunities

The unique mix of cultural and business awareness that this course provides will enable successful graduates to locate their own practice and ambitions firmly within international industry and social contexts. Students exiting with a strong portfolio of work will have the opportunity to progress directly into postgraduate level.

Successful graduates of the Business Practice pathway will be equipped with a skill-set that can transcend the complex functions of ever-changing fashion organisations. Graduates will be able to take on a range of roles in the fashion industry in areas such as marketing and brand management, e-commerce strategy, retail management, merchandising, buying, project management as well as data and digital analytics.

Students who successfully complete the Design Practice pathway will go on to work as skilled fashion professionals in roles such as Designers, Product Developers, Pattern Cutters and Garment Technologists. Graduates will have the confidence to adapt in the fast-changing environment of the fashion industry, and will have the literacy and understanding of contemporary and emerging technologies that will set them apart from other fashion graduates.

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Manchester Metropolitan University is home to a diverse international student population from more than 130 countries. The University is ranked amongst the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old†, which is a measure of its commitment to delivering and...


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Why study at Manchester Metropolitan University


  1. Ranked in the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old. (** Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020)
  2. Lifelong access to our digital careers service for all alumni of the University.
  3. £400M+ future investment planned to develop our facilities, buildings and public spaces.
  4. Holder of the distinguished Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2019 for our multilingual poetry project, Mother Tongue Other Tongue.
  5. 1,700 academic teaching staff and Professors.
  6. Our teaching quality has been recognised with a Silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), introduced by the Government in 2017.
  7. History and heritage: Our roots in higher education date back to 1824.
  8. Partnerships from across the sporting world including Manchester City Football Club.
  9. One of the UK's greenest universities / Ranked 2nd in the People & Planet University League 2019.
  10. Founding member of the Institute of Coding.

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6 Great Marlborough Street
M1 5AL Manchester
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Want to know more about Manchester Metropolitan University? Fill out the form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.

By completing this form you agree to the Manchester Metropolitan University adding your personal data to our prospective students and enquirers database, and to be contacted by the University for promotional purposes with information on our services, benefits and opportunities. We rely upon the legitimate interests lawful basis in order to hold and use your personal data for these purposes.

You can unsubscribe by using links at the bottom of our communications or by contacting international@mmu.ac.uk. For further information about our use of your personal data and your data subject rights, please see our Enquirers and Prospective Student Privacy Notice: https://www.mmu.ac.uk/data-protection/privacy-notices/enquirers-prospective-students/

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