London College of Contemporary Arts
9 Holborn, London EC1N 2LL London, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 3535 1155


Awarding body: International Telematic University UNINETTUNO (Italy)

Campus: London

Delivery mode: Full-time, distance learning

Duration: 18 months


2016 October

2017 February, October

Fees: OCTOBER 2016: EU/UK £7000 (scholarships available)

An exam will be completed by the student at the end of each online module on the UNINETTUNO's e-learn ing platform. The written exam will be scheduled online with a third part Proctor, according with the timetable of the programme. There will be an exam fee of 20 US Dollars in charge of the student.



Our MA merges aspects retail and management, resulting in you gaining knowledge and skill in more than one discipline and therefore exceeding the luxury sector’s standard expectations. From analysis of the fashion system to the study of marketing techniques and the detailed research into brand management to distribution scenario case studies, the content of our MA Fashion, Retail and Luxury Management course will provide you with an extremely thorough understanding of the industry. The course also looks closely at fashion as a cultural, social and historical system characterised by ever-evolving trends.

The course provides further insight into the industry in the form of guest speakers, trade visits and exhibition trips, allowing you to get a feel for the real working world of fashion and luxury.

After successful completion of the programme, you will have the opportunity to enrol onto our work placement scheme in order to gain valuable experience and make contacts within the industry, possibly leading to permanent employment.



Candidates with a first degree within business, design or related areas who would like to gain specialist knowledge of the management and visualisation of fashion, retail and luxury brand projects. Their desired future industry role can be based within the creative or business sectors as both aspects are accommodated within the programme.



The programme is structured in two semesters which will provide you with the knowledge and skills to succeed in such a competitive sector. The first semester will essentially consist of theoretical modules and the second one will provide students with the practical approach of all the concepts learnt on the first semester.


YEAR 1  
Semester 1 Semester 2
Essentials and Principals of Fashion Marketing and Luxury Brand Management History of Fashion and concept of luxury applied to consumer behaviour new (the Origins of Fashion)
Sustainable Fashion Branding Principals of Fashion Management and Administration
Fashion Marketing and Retailing in the Luxury sector: Store location and visual merchandising Made in Italy: Arts, Fashion Meets identity
   Made in Italy: History of Italian Fashion
YEAR 2  
Semester 3  
Innovative tactics of fashion e-tailing: The application of new technology and its impact on supply chain  
Brand Globalisation

Professional practise in the luxury brand industry (Internship focus module)




  • Management
  • Marketing and PR
  • Branding
  • Luxury
  • Retail
  • Visual merchandising
  • Trend prediction
  • Sustainability
  • The global market place



Bachelor’s degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent in any subject

Language proficiency: minimum IELTS 5.5

Alternative - Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (3 years management experience minimum for mature study route)

Plus CV, Photograph and 2 references



At LCCA, we provide a career management services, dedicated to offering you continuous support in your search to find the career path you wish to follow. Roles you are able to fulfil after your graduation include brand manager, retail manager, senior buyer and head of merchandising.

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