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The Bachelor of Arts is a collegiate-level degree granted to students who successfully complete a course of study in a particular subject area. This degree is typically earned within three or four years, depending on where study takes place. Bachelor’s degree earners study a broad range of subjects relating to a liberal arts education so that they may develop the skills, knowledge and competence necessary for success in a variety of creative fields. 

Just what is a BA in Fashion? This comprehensive degree program focuses on the fast-growing fields of fashion, fashion design and merchandising. It closely examines design, production and commerce as they relate to this multi-billion dollar industry. Students in these programs will review the fundamentals of the global fashion industry, identify and analyze consumer needs, and determine how these needs are addressed. Additional study of marketing skills, trend analysis and international fashion considerations should also be expected.

Successful graduates of fashion BA programs are prepared for work in a broad variety of related fields around the globe. Additionally, they are more qualified and generally able to command higher salaries than their less-educated career competitors.

The cost of obtaining a Bachelor of Fashion varies substantially from school to school based on factors like program length, as well as the geographic area in which the course is taken. 

Students who successfully secure a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion can pursue a broad range of careers around the globe. Popular career paths for fashion grads include roles in fashion merchandising, manufacturing and management, or in the marketing and promotion of products and services.

 

The BA in Fashion is a great option for anyone looking to further their career in the thriving international fashion industry. If a BA in Fashion sounds like something you’d like to hear more about, review Masterstudies’ extensive directory of programs and use the lead form to find one that fits best with your needs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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69 Results in Fashion

London College of Contemporary Arts

With the London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA), you will learn everything you need to know about building a successful career as a fashion designer and you’ll gain t ... [+]

BA (Hons) Fashion Design

With the London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA), you will learn everything you need to know about building a successful career as a fashion designer and you’ll gain the required skills you need in order to succeed in fashion – whether you want to work for a high-end label or go freelance.

Students can explore and develop their own identity as fashion designers and practitioners, able to position themselves within a global industry.

The students will also be encouraged to be experimental and innovative in their approach to design whilst developing an understanding of commerciality and target markets. In their final year, students will be challenged to produce solutions (final collections) that served the needs of an individual while maintaining sustainable production methods.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
Marbella Design Academy

Study in English Fashion Design & Manufacture at Marbella Design Academy in sunny Spain and be awarded an official United Kingdom Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion D ... [+]

Study in English at Marbella Design Academy in sunny Spain for your BA (Hons) Validated programme in Fashion Design & Manufacture.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree awarded by the University of Bedfordshire, UK.

This three-year Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Validated Fashion Design & Manufacture programme offered to our students is developed, delivered and assessed by Marbella Design Academy and validated by the University of Bedfordshire, UK.

The Bachelor of Arts validated programme starts September and January each year.

September intakes (3 years of study): Three academic years beginning in September ending in June.

January intakes (2,5 years of study): Three academic years: 1st academic year begin in January and ends in the beginning of August. 2nd and 3rd academic year begin in September ending in June.... [-]

Spain Marbella
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Bucks New University

You’ll explore the many twists and turns of fashion, as well as how to research and develop ideas to produce exciting and innovative fashion. The course cultivates new wa ... [+]

Course Overview

Develop your own unique style with a BA (Hons) Fashion Design. With a focus on craftsmanship and innovation, we equip you with a broad knowledge of fashion from design, experimentation, pattern cutting and construction to putting together your own collection. If you want to make your mark on the fashion industry, you can start with this course.

With a large, well-equipped workshop and industry equipment you will use the space to create individual designs.

Understand fashion

You’ll explore the many twists and turns of fashion, as well as how to research and develop ideas to produce exciting and innovative fashion. The course cultivates new ways of making and thinking.... [-]

United Kingdom High Wycombe
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Raffles Singapore

The BA (Hons) International Fashion Business course is designed to offer an opportunity to study international fashion business in a creative environment to students with ... [+]

The BA (Hons) International Fashion Business course is designed to offer an opportunity to study international fashion business in a creative environment to students with a range of ambitions and interests in fashion who do not, however, aspire to be fashion designers.

Students will reflect on global and regional trends in their work and will develop a style that reflects the Asian market, but also allows true global employability.

Minimum Entry Requirements Completion of Raffles Singapore Advanced Diploma; or Equivalent Core Future Fashion Innovators Final Major Project FutureProof: Personal Development Planning Elective Electives* Advanced English: Academic Essay Writing Design Promotion Enhancing Reflective Study Skills Across Cultural Boundaries Global Experience in Art and Design How to set up a Freelance Business ... [-]
Singapore
August 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Cagliari

A Fashion Designer is able to create clothes or accessories building a personal tale inspired by the surrounding territory and society, reading the marks of the time, and ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

A Fashion Designer is able to create clothes or accessories building a personal tale inspired by the surrounding territory and society, reading the marks of the time, and foreseeing trends. This professional catches inputs not only from fashion, but also from visual arts, digital media, marketing, new technologies, product management, semiotics, art direction, business communication. Today, a Fashion Designer is not just a creative, is a specialised technician, who pays attention to innovation and knows every designing step, productive and communication aspect, and who knows how to deal with several subjects, maintaining a coherent overall view.... [-]

Italy Cagliari
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Italian
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Richmond The American International University in London

The BA Degree in Fashion Management and Marketing is tailored to give our students the latest insights from the fashion industry and retail businesses. This programme all ... [+]

The BA Degree in Fashion Management and Marketing is tailored to give our students the latest insights from the fashion industry and retail businesses. This programme allows students to gain a strong knowledge and expertise within other fields such as accounting, finance, marketing and operations applied to fashion management.

The degree gives students awareness and the know-how to conduct relevant market/consumer research and forecast trends. It also provides students with the necessary tools to be able to compile insights into consumer and fashion buyer behaviour.

We offer courses in functional areas such as fashion communication, fashion retail & merchandising, fashion product development, and luxury brand management, giving our students the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the industry according to their personal interest.... [-]

United Kingdom Richmond
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
Norwich University of the Arts

You are a budding business strategist who is passionate about the fashion industry and wants to understand the marketing mechanics behind the big name and challenger bran ... [+]

Overview

You are a budding business strategist who is passionate about the fashion industry and wants to understand the marketing mechanics behind the big name and challenger brands on the catwalk and high street.

Our new BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and Business* degree course will offer you an insight into the commercial fundamentals, marketing strategies and core brand development techniques that are used to run the fashion industry today.

You’ll create dynamic marketing campaigns, retail concepts, buying proposals and business plans that will allow you to fully understand and operate within successful fashion businesses.

As you build your knowledge of fashion marketing, you will develop skills that are sought after by employers, including:... [-]

United Kingdom Norwich
September 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

To help you realise your designs in 3D, you will learn key skills that underpin research, design and development and encourage you to consider fashion in a global, contem ... [+]

YEAR ONE

To help you realise your designs in 3D, you will learn key skills that underpin research, design and development and encourage you to consider fashion in a global, contemporary context. You’ll achieve this through a mixture of classes and workshops including sewing, pattern cutting, Gerber CAD/CAM, drawing, surface design and digital presentation skills.

YEAR TWO

Core skills are refined and advanced via hands-on workshops and classes. The focus is on 'live' design projects and creative commerciality, visiting industry lecturers and designers will help you develop your talents and inspire higher levels of professionalism. Building from last year, you may also round off the year showcasing a selection of your work at a fashion event.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge
August 2020
3 years
Campus
AAS College

In this course, our aim is to invoke students’ creativity and their passion for making fashion! On the other hand, they learn how to promote fashion products. ... [+]

BAs in Fashion.

In this course, our aim is to invoke students’ creativity and their passion for making fashion! On the other hand, they learn how to promote fashion products.

“The global fashion apparel industry is one of the most important sectors of the economy in terms of investment, revenue, and trade and employment generation all over the world. Apparel industry has short product life cycles, tremendous product variety, volatile and unpredictable demand, long and inflexible supply processes. The industry has been in a transition over the last 20 years” (Fashion Apparel Industry Overview).

In today’s world of globalized fashion with the extensive competition between the different fashion houses, designers and multibillion fashion corporations, there is an increasing need of communicating ones messages as clearly and uniquely as possible. ... [-]

Greece Thessaloniki
January 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona

The BA (Hons) in Fashion Design prepares professionals with a wide technical and cultural knowledge through learning concepts from the fashion field, based on creativity ... [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

I.E.D. Barcelona is the only centre in Spain imparting the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Fashion Design validated by the University of Westminster. Since 2010 it offers the opportunity to combine the studies of this prestigious university, entirely taught in English, with the I.E.D. experience in the city of Barcelona.

The BA (Hons) in Fashion Design prepares professionals with a wide technical and cultural knowledge through learning concepts from the fashion field, based on creativity and analysis of the needs of the market. Its philosophy is to develop students as individuals, to become innovative and creative designers, and challenge them to develop an aesthetic style relevant to the international fashion industry.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

The Bachelor in Fashion Design programme is designed to provide a complete overview of fashion design blending extensive practical learning into the creatively intensive ... [+]

Haute-couture or mass brand, prepare to bring your designs to life

Study Parisian Fashion Design course in Berlin

The Bachelor in Fashion Design programme is designed to provide a complete overview of fashion design blending extensive practical learning into the creatively intensive courses. The programme is offered in partnership with Atelier Chardon Savard, one of the top five fashion schools in France. The trailblazing partnership between Macromedia University and Atelier Chardon Savard brings together the best of Paris and Berlin, the two leading fashion capitals of the world. The practice-oriented programme with French flair is taught at Atelier Chardon Savard in Kreuzberg, Berlin’s trendy district that buzzes with creative people and companies. You will learn not only the subjects related to fashion design but also methods, strategies and soft skills that will help you gain a foothold in all areas of design and fashion business.... [-]

Germany Munich Berlin Cologne
October 2019
Full-time
7 semesters
Campus
University of Lincoln

BA (Hons) Fashion is a highly creative degree that promotes innovation in all aspects of student work. The programme is aimed at creatively diverse students who wish to e ... [+]

The Course

BA (Hons) Fashion is a highly creative degree that promotes innovation in all aspects of student work. The programme is aimed at creatively diverse students who wish to explore conceptual fashion, millinery and fashion for performance, without the limitations and constraints of a more commercially motivated fashion degree. The course is designed to equip graduates with a broad range of skills in fashion illustration, design, pattern cutting and bespoke manufacture, enabling them to pursue a career in both fashion and the wider creative industries.

The course aims to provide a supportive environment in which students can develop their critical thinking skills and knowledge of fashion, culture and the arts, as an essential part of their creative development. Live projects, competitions and work placements offer opportunities to gain valuable real-life experience, and place student learning within a wider industry context.... [-]

United Kingdom Lincoln
August 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
UWL University of West London

This dynamic course offers you the chance to learn about fashion branding and marketing, preparing you for a successful career working in the global fashion industry, in ... [+]

Overview

This dynamic course offers you the chance to learn about fashion branding and marketing, preparing you for a successful career working in the global fashion industry, in the specialised areas of brand management and Marketing.

You will have access to a number of facilities such as the new highly equipped: digital print bureau photographic studio printmaking studio on-site library (with a very extensive range of databases, books and journals to support your research). Why choose this course? You will develop an understanding of the marketing strategies for all types of retailers, from value high street to luxury sectors. It will guide students through specialisms such as market research, consumer behaviour, creative strategic marketing communications, digital marketing media, brand management and luxury branding. You will gage an appreciation of marketing in a wider context through consideration of aspects such as ethics, social marketing and corporate social responsibility. You will also have the opportunity to research current trends in global international markets and will explore marketing communications. You will learn to utilise current creative media, as well as, developing a strong eye for contemporary and future fashion trends. You will actively learn using: Industry case studies practical studio equipment digital studios journals databases Lecture support VLE's with Blackboard Adobe Suite Lynda.com. Preparation for a professional future within your chosen area of the fashion brand and marketing fields during the second year will enable you to chose to work for a company or to work freelance developing enterprise skills. You will develop... [-]
United Kingdom London
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Full-time
3 years
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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino

The Fashion Design course has as its objective to give the student a solid base regarding the various aspects of this field, exploring both the methods and the technical- ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE.

The Fashion Design course has as its objective to give the student a solid base regarding the various aspects of this field, exploring both the methods and the technical-operations side, helping to form a highly flexible specialist capable of working in various types of environments and disciplines: from the small artisanal producer, to the small-medium size company, all the way up to the largest multinationals.

Professional opportunities - Fashion Designer, Textile Designer, Product Manager

Title – This BA is reconized by Italian Ministry of Education Research (MIUR) as an Academic Diploma Level I and awards 180 credits

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Italy Turin
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Italian
Full-time
3 years
Campus
GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society

Fashion branding is key to the global fashion industry. Develop the traditional and digital skills in merchandising, buying, retail, marketing strategy, PR, product devel ... [+]

Fashion branding is an international industry, influencing a growing number of products and services. This distinctive programme helps you to develop both traditional and digital skills and expertise to succeed in this exciting and dynamic industry.

You will gain a thorough understanding of fashion branding, together with business and management, fashion brand development and promotion, visual merchandising, digital fashion branding and international marketing strategy. You'll also build expertise in areas such as buying and merchandising, PR, product development and brand management.

You will have the opportunity to participate in an annual study trip to iconic fashion capitals such as Paris, Milan or New York. You'll also benefit from our excellent industry links and guest lectures from a wide range of industry professionals from design houses, major retailers and fashion magazines, both national and international. Our guest speakers spend invaluable time with our students, sharing their unique insight and knowledge of both local and global markets, giving our students a truly competitive edge in a very competitive industry. Exchange opportunities are available with overseas partner institutions.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
4 years
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