LCCA - London College of Contemporary Arts

MA Fashion Business and Management

MA Fashion Business and Management

The Master’s in Fashion Business and Management course has been designed to provide students with the strategic management skills and knowledge needed to excel in today’s fashion industry. Combining theory with practice, you’ll be able to hone your creative skills and gain expertise in fashion business management within a global context.

Working closely with fashion industry professionals, this course will provide you with a solid understanding of industry marketing strategies and business management skills. You’ll be taught through a range of teaching methods, including industry-relevant lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. Throughout the course, you’ll have the opportunity for self-reflection during formative and summative assessments while benefitting from visiting speakers, industry lectures, and external visits. You will also be encouraged to undertake independent research as you learn how to articulate your understanding of the fashion industry by producing a major product that is unique to your creative ideas.

This course in Fashion Business and Management builds on the knowledge learnt during undergraduate business courses at LCCA and provides a learning environment where you are encouraged to think creatively and learn strategic skills in fashion business, management and marketing.

With our new limited time offer, you can now enjoy 10% off of our Masters course. 





Tower Hill, London


September 2024


One year

Study mode

Full-time, flexible learning - study on campus and online with classes available during the weekday, evenings and weekend

Awarding body

University for the Creative Arts

Tuition fees

UK/EU citizens - £10,400 per annum

Apply now for 10% off your Masters Degree!


SFE funding available

International / EU Applicants

If you are arriving after the UK has left the EU on January 1st 2021, you will require a visa to study in the UK, in which LCCA will not be able to sponsor you. To find out more information please visit apply to the EU Settlement Scheme

Institution code


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MA Fashion Business and Management


The Fashion Live Project

In this unit, you will work on a live industry project in order to test your current skill base and enable you to begin to identify with the dynamics of the fast-paced fashion business environment. Our expert tutors will ensure that the businesses used in this unit are specifically fashion related and that they meet the core values of the university.

Creative Thinking

This unit is about creative thinking for fashion business. It introduces you to definitions and concepts of creativity, exploring what creativity is and reflecting methods of creativity with concepts of taste, consumer needs as well as user interface. Throughout this unit, you will be required to implement creative processes using various techniques connected with the development of creative skills.

Digital Communications and Fashion PR

You'll examine the important role of research and evaluation in PR practices. This will involve analysing and evaluating digital communication, which is used for advertising, marketing and public relations. You'll also develop your own framework to use for planning your analysis and evaluation of digital communication.


The Business Lecture Series

This unit allows you to explore contemporary business practices central to today's global creative industry. It will allow you to build a portfolio of knowledge pertinent to your chosen area of business. You will be introduced to a series of successful business professionals who will not only inspire you creatively, but also educate you on the realities of industry practice.

Ideas Development and Business Proposal

This unit will focus on fashion practice research and analysis and you will be required to define and develop individual fashion concepts for business proposals. Your research and practice will be directed and guided by a project proposal in which you negotiate and review your business management practice with your tutors.


Final Fashion Business Project (Production and Realisation)

The Final Fashion Business Project is the culmination of your studies and will form a framework for the central ideas and concepts developed throughout your MA. The outcome will demonstrate evidence of advanced conceptual, theoretical and technical capability over an extended period of self-directed study.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be equipped to work a high level position within industry areas including:

  • Fashion brand management
  • Operations management
  • Fashion business entrepreneurship
  • Fashion consultation

Fashion PR and events management Potential future roles include:

  • Brand manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Product manager
  • Brand partnership manager
  • E-commerce manager
  • Licensing manager
  • Digital marketing managers
  • Studio manager for fashion brand
  • SEO strategist
  • Wholesale manager
  • Growth marketing
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Retail specialist
  • Strategic account manager
  • Fashion buyer
  • Report researcher
  • CRM and customer growth manager
  • Fashion market place
  • Business analyst and delivery manager
  • Stylist
  • Social media manager fashion
  • Production manager
  • Procurement manager
  • Client directors
  • International sales executive

Students will become equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to work in fashion business management, retail management and fashion branding fashion business ventures. Alternatively, this master’s is the ideal first step to take towards studying at PhD level or pursuing further academic research.


  • An honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline


  • Relevant work experience, demonstrating an ability to study at postgraduate level

Consideration will also be given to applicants who can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.

If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent. If you require a visa to study in the UK, you will also need a minimum score of 5.5 in each individual component.


LCCA strives to provide its students with both academic excellence, career focus and a friendly environment across all disciplines. Our boutique campus is located in Tower Hill, London with a range of facilities and equipment, making it the perfect place to study.

LCCA offers students opportunities to engage with experts both on and off campus.

We pride ourselves on the reputation we have built around the fashion industry, offering courses from fashion marketing to fashion management.

Our teachers are experts in their field and will enrich your learning experience, facilitating your access to the most current industry expertise and networks across their creative specialisms.

We provide a range of top undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that are delivered in partnership with the University for the Creative Arts.


We provide dedicated facilities for students, helping them to produce work at an industry-level standard and preparing them for a bright future. These facilities are the reason why, upon graduation, our students feel prepared to start working from day one.

Our students have access to a range of specialist facilities across the college. These include:

  • Mac studios with 110 Apple iMac. Software includes: GameMaker, Autodesk Maya, Unreal Engine, Cinema 4D, Adobe Creative Cloud applications.
  • Access to WGSN – a leading trend forecasting company for fashion and design businesses
  • Reprographic services
  • 3D printers
  • Fashion studios with 24 industrial sewing machines, overlockers and embroidery sewing machines
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Art and Design Studio

Whether you’re completing your first degree or undertak­ing further study to progress your career or change your career direction, LCCA’s strong industry links and wide networks will help you develop your skills, gain valuable experience and make contacts to boost your career opportunities.

·         Aitor Throup Studio LTD

·         Burberry

·         Calvin Klein Jeans

·         Chloé

·         Claret Press

·         Harrods

·         Hop Fashion

·         House of Fraser

·         James Lakeland

·         Jan Masny

·         Karen Millen

·         Christian Louboutin

·         Bartlett Mitchell

·         Boodica UK

·         Pringle of Scotland

·         Richard Boll

·         Soho House

·         Ted Baker

·         Tommy Hilfiger

·         YKK

·         Yulan Creative

·         Paul Smith

·         Louis Vuitton

·         Maria Grachvogel

·         Net-a-Porter

·         Little Wardrobe London Ltd

·         Claret Showroom

·         ZARA


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