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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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67 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
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Raffles Singapore

The Fashion course is an exciting practice-based course that encourages the application of skills, the investigation of the theory and the opportunity for critical reflec ... [+]

The Fashion course is an exciting practice-based course that encourages the application of skills, the investigation of the theory and the opportunity for critical reflection. It is a broad-based course with opportunities for students to explore a wide range of intentions within the area of Fashion in addition to event management, visual merchandising, digital fashion, jewelry and accessory design. Over recent years the accessories market has exploded globally, from couture and designers right down to the high street market, and the fashion industry has seen the potential to build sales by adding accessories to the mix.

Minimum Entry Requirements: Completion of Raffles Singapore Advanced Diploma; or Equivalent Core Fashion Major Project Negotiated Fashion Studies Professional Practice Elective Elective* 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 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Marbella Design Academy

The Bachelor of Arts validated Fashion Design programme offered at Marbella Design Academy is taught in English. ... [+]

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.

Duration: 3 Years Language: English Credits: 360CP in the UK = 180 ECTS points Marbella Design Academy is an exclusive design school with a family-like atmosphere among students and staff who originate from around the world. The maximum number of places available is 230, so students receive a great deal of personal attention and one-to-one tuition from their teachers. Each academic year is quality controlled by external examiners.... [-]

Spain Marbella
September 2019
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
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
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
October 2019
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

Our BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion degree course will teach you the technical skills and creative approaches that develop successful fashion brands and bra ... [+]

Overview

Set yourself up for a successful career in fashion marketing on an undergraduate fashion communication and promotion skills course that encourages you to aspire to the highest creative standards and cultivates a close engagement with the professional world of fashion promotion and branding.

Your fashion communication and promotion skills

Your enthusiasm for the fashion industry will be the springboard from which you determine your individual focus and direction. This degree is structured to provide you with a set of core skills while providing flexibility for you to focus on areas of personal interest. This will enable you to develop a strong individual profile on which to build a successful career.... [-]

United Kingdom Norwich
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

This course is designed to equip you with the skill set to work in industry by instilling and evolving a broad range of technical and creative transferable skills that en ... [+]

Overview

This course is designed to equip you with the skill set to work in industry by instilling and evolving a broad range of technical and creative transferable skills that enable you to undertake a wide range of roles from design to 'atelier' and production.

This contemporary, flexible and student-centered programme designed to develop the skills, innovation and creative vision necessary for the fast-moving world of fashion branding and communications. Over the three years, you will develop into a versatile, creative individual, with a strong sense of personal design direction and signature, ready to operate within both the commercial and conceptual realms of fashion. You will emerge with a clear, concise portfolio and a dynamic body of work which demonstrates your awareness of fashion and the socio-cultural environment you will be entering.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge
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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
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
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 2019
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
September 2019
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
Request Info
Full-time
4 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
London South Bank University

BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion with Marketing is designed to give students the creative and enterprising skills needed to work within the global fashion industry. ... [+]

In trendsetting style

Looking to take the fashion world by storm? This course will support you to work at the forefront of this creative, innovative sector. Real-life work experience will be at the centre of your learning experience – and we’ll help you find it.

You’ll experience the practice of fashion promotion through placements, underpinned by insights from marketing, visual communication, branding and new developments in social media. Get the chance to identify your interests and strategically plan your pathways into the industry.

We offer the opportunity for all undergraduate Home/EU students to undertake a work placement, internship or work experience while studying a full-time course starting in September 2019.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
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
October 2019
Italian
Full-time
3 years
Campus