Comments about International Fashion Retailing MSc - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
This programme aims to develop the global retail managers of the future with skills in e-business, technology and international business strategy.
Entry requirements: For 2006/7, the standard academic entry requirements for a Masters programme (either taught or research) will be a 2.1 Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a social science or related discipline. For a Doctorate level programme (e.g. PhD) it will be a 2.1 Upper Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a social science or related discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).
International Fashion Retailing MSc
This is an exciting, innovative programme developed for the International Retail Managers of the Future. Increasingly businesses are becoming global, in their operations and their business strategies. International fashion retailing is a dynamic sector with growing employment opportunities for graduates. The programme provides you with the academic and management skills needed in the fast moving world of international fashion retailing. It enables you to acquire thinking processes applicable to your chosen field and aims to engender self-learning skills.
Typical course units include: International Business Strategy; International Supply Chain Management; Manufacturing Processes; Advanced Materials for Fashion; Consumer Behaviour; Research Methods; International Fashion Retailing; E-Business and E-Tailing.
The employment prospects for graduates from this programme are excellent. Recent graduates have been employed by IBM, Marks and Spencer, Oasis, Mercedes Benz, Next, Charnos, National Westminster Bank, Shell, Milliken and Harrods.