Graduate Diploma Fashion Management

United Kingdom
Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Course Fee

Course Overview

Course summary:

This full-time Graduate Diploma in Fashion Management offers an intensive learning experience to equip students with skills to enter the competitive and complex fashion business environment.


The course provides an approach to learning that encourages autonomous and creative work, whilst building confidence in becoming a reflective and independent learner, strategic thinker and decision maker.

Great reasons to apply:

  • This conversion course is located in London - one of the key centres for the fashion and creative industries.
  • Acquire the Level 6 specialist knowledge required in the field of fashion management.
  • Graduates enter careers in retailing, marketing, brand and design management, or progress to MA study.
  • Benefit from technological and employability skills embedded within the course

Who should take this course

Anyone Interested.

Course content

Course details:

This course is subject to revalidation. Revalidation is a process that makes sure students get a high quality academic experience. During revalidation there may be some changes to course content. Please contact us if you have any questions about this course.

A one-year conversion course for students who have a 2:2 or higher first degree in an area unrelated to fashion management, the course emphasises the importance of sustainability and ethics within the fashion industry when responding to consumer behaviour and demand. Business and management theories are explored and combined with practical applications.

It also has a range of specialist academics with advanced knowledge and experience pertinent to the disciplines of the course. Throughout the course your personal and professional development is informed through the UAL Creative Attributes Framework (CAF). This framework emphasises the transformative education that we are committed to provide to develop your creative employability and enterprise attributes, supporting your ambitions. The course is divided into two blocks of 15 weeks. After an induction week, the first block of the course will take you through an understanding of the fashion consumer and their relationship to fashion business organisations with the internal and external facing operations of these businesses.

The course culminates in the second block with your final major project, which requires you to produce a body of work through independent study that demonstrates research, advanced critical and analytical skills, and an innovative approach to problem solving in your specific field of practice.

It will be expected that the students make industry and academic connections using the resources available at LCF and UAL for their Final Major Project. This final project enables students to prepare for the next stage of their career, whether that be an MA in a related field or a personal entrepreneurial project.

Travelling across London:

The renowned London College of Fashion library is at our John Prince's Street site, and you will need to travel to this site, and possibly others, during your course to use the library, which is open seven days a week in term time, and for tuition and special events.

Course structure:

The information outlined is an indicative structure of the course. Whilst we will aim to deliver the course as described on this page, there may be situations where it is desirable or necessary for the University to make changes in course provision, for example because of regulatory requirements or operational efficiencies, before or after enrolment. If this occurs, we will communicate all major changes to all applicants and students who have either applied or enrolled on the course.

Fees & Funding:

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About Course Provider

University of the Arts London (UAL) is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university. Its unique creative community is made up of six renowned Colleges, each with its own world-class reputation: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

UAL is the world’s sixth best University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings 2018. Offering an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts, UAL is the main talent pipeline to the UK’s creative industries.

Home to a diverse community of over 18,000 students from 129 countries, UAL has a track record for launching and furthering careers. Our graduates can be found in every part and at every level of the creative and cultural sectors, from heads of global business to self-employed practitioners, and on shortlists for awards ranging from the Turner Prize to the Oscars.

Building on UAL’s association with some of the most original thinkers in the arts, students and staff are inspired to challenge convention, generate new ideas and nurture talent. Home to award-winning staff and students for more than a century, UAL’s Colleges are at the forefront of learning, creativity and practice in their specialist subjects. This close-knit College structure offers opportunities for learning and enquiry for people at all stages of their creative development.

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