• Full or part time
    Full time & On campus available
  • Course fees
  • Course Disciplines
    Business & Management - Other Design - Fashion Creative Arts & Design - Other
  • Course Start
  • Course Duration
    1 year full time
  • MBA Program Type

Course Description

This full-time 45 (academic) week MBA at LCF provides candidates with applied and experiential learning, problem solving, and industry engagement.

Why choose this course at London College of Fashion

  • Career pathways: possible career pathways in buying and merchandising, retail headquarter functions or digital marketing management and international sourcing and distribution
  • Industry links: benefit from LCF’s unrivalled working relationships with leading organisations within the fashion industry
  • Research centre support: this course is supported by specialist enterprise and research centres including The Fashion Digital Anthropology Lab, The Centre for Fashion Enterprise, and The Centre for Sustainable Fashion.

Course overview

The MBA is uniquely focused on the wider fashion sector, enabling participants to broaden their careers beyond their own specific experiences, developing a greater strategic approach, confidence and understanding that can equip them for more senior roles and greater responsibilities.

You will be taught by staff with significant fashion business experience and access to the fashion industry through consultancies and research. LCF maintains close relationships with industry leaders, which underpins the MBA’s curriculum, enabling participants to learn from industry case studies and from sector specialists. This engaging learning experience will provide you with the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and skills to succeed in a wide variety of fashion enterprises. During the course you will be able to enhance your evaluative, analytical and problem-solving skills by combining growing theoretical knowledge with applied fashion industry knowledge. The MBA also supports students in building important soft skills relevant to career development, including networking skills, communication skills and resilience.

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Learning and teaching methods

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Student-led seminars
  • Group tutorials
  • Individual tutorials
  • Technical workshops
  • Multi-media presentations
  • Academic databases / internet sources
  • Self-directed learning
  • Directed reading
  • Case studies
  • Guest speakers
  • Peer critique
  • Business games
  • Formative feedback
  • Professional development workshops

Assessments methods

  • Consultancy project (scoping and planning)
  • Consultancy project report
  • Group projects
  • Visual report (text supported with infographics)
  • Business reports
  • Case-studies and case study based timed essays
  • Critical essays
  • Portfolio based project
  • Live negotiations
  • Presentations through a range of media
  • Professional development digital portfolio

Visit the LCF MBA page on the University of the Arts London web site for more details!

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UAL Postgraduate Funding and Scholarships Schemes - 20+ Awards

University of the Arts London is pleased to offer a number of scholarships to those wishing to study at postgraduate level.
These awards are funded by generous private donations, company donations, philanthropic charities and University funds. The scholarships range from fee waivers to full support for a year or more.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £25,000


To see whether you are eligible for one of our postgraduate scholarships, visit the UAL website by following the link below.

Application Procedure

To find out whether you are eligible for one of our postgraduate scholarships, or to see details of application procedures and application forms, visit the UAL website by following the link below.

Further Information

Entry Requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are as follows:

2.1 degree at Undergraduate Level, or equivalent.
AND 3 years work experience, to include employment, self-employment, internships, work placements in fashion related sector

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