International Fashion Business

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
601–800 place StudyQA ranking:4588 Duration:48 months You need IELTS certificate


Through a dynamic combination of creative design and practical business, our programme is renowned for developing innovative, independent and entrepreneurial graduates with the skills to succeed in the fashion industry.

You’ll be equipped with a knowledge of business and management in relation to the fashion world, exploring marketing, economics and managerial finance, together with a wide rand of technical and practical skills, including pattern cutting, garment construction and computer-aided design with much of the practical work carried out in the university’s industry-standard Design and Cutting Studio.

You will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the fashion industry and its international impact with study trips to major fashion capitals, which have previously included New York, Paris, Milan and Rome.

As a university we are committed to developing future leaders with an understanding of responsible leadership, cross-cultural awareness and global citizenship and these ideals are embedded across your studies. Throughout the course we’ll look at how issues of sustainability, environmental impact and social justice influence the fashion industry from the global supply chain to consumer buying behaviour.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Year 1: Workplace Culture and Behaviour, The Business of Social Science, Foundations of Marketing, Fundamentals in Financial Management, Principles of Fashion Design and Garment Construction Techniques.

Year 2: Society, Employability and Business, Essentials of Managing Human Resources, Consumer Behaviour, Garment Development and Sustainability, Language OR Law in Business OR International Economic Issues and Challenges.

Year 3: The Enterprise Value Challenge, Business Research Methods and Skills, International Marketing Strategy, Contemporary Fashion and Design, and a module from a choice of options including a language, Fashion Buying and Visual Merchandising and Digital Fashion Branding.

Year 4: Honours dissertation in addition to modules including Changing Perspectives in Marketing Management, Collection Creation for Industry and an additional module from a choice of options.


Higher: ABBBB, A Level: BBB, ILC-H: A2 B2 B2 B2 B2, IB Diploma: 26 points, BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma considered for Year 1 (equal 280 tariff points).

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Glasgow Caledonian University.


Glasgow Caledonian University is a distinctive, inclusive and forward-looking university that is committed to its social mission to promote the common good. We have become an international centre of excellence in higher education, promoting employability and global citizenship in our graduates. We win awards for our support and commitment to the student experience, whilst delivering innovation through our world-class research in key areas of strength. We have a tradition of widening access to higher education for talented individuals regardless of their backgrounds, and we leverage our intellectual and social capital for the benefit of the communities we serve in Scotland and internationally.
With a modern campus in the heart of the vibrant and welcoming city of Glasgow, our university has an excellent learning environment. It includes the Saltire Centre, our award-winning library that provides spaces for social learning as well as quiet study. Harnessing the latest technologies and industry expertise, Glasgow Caledonian University aims to unlock talent and equip our students with the skills to enable them to succeed in an increasingly competitive workplace.

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