MSc Fashion Textiles Management


This Programme prepares students to be managers for the global fashion and textile industries with an in-depth understanding of business processes and functions within the industry and an appreciation of the industry's creative foundations in international contexts.

The development of innovative thinking, product development and systems that can be applied into design, business or technology is central to this programme. Students will carry out a structures research investigation into the communication of an innovation or new application of fashion and textiles to an appropriate audience. This programme attracts applicants from design, business and textile or fashion backgrounds.


Management education is delivered in a world leading design school with emphasis wholly on the global fashion and textiles market. Our students have opportunities to attend overseas trade fairs and exhibitions including Premiere Vision in Paris. Industry visits and commercial projects are core to the programme, giving you an understanding of the field that you will be entering as a graduate.

MSc Fashion and Textiles Management students collaborate with global industry leaders and labels. Graduates are employed in all aspects of the fashion and textiles industry as buyers, marketing directors, production and logistic specialists as well as in academic research.

Head on over to Postgraduate Programmes for information on how to apply, and for full course details visit Fashion and Textiles Management MSc/Diploma.

For overseas students wishing to study at The School of Textiles & Design read our Study Abroad page.

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