LCCA - London College of Contemporary Arts

MA Luxury Business Management



LCCA’s MA Luxury Business Management is awarded by the University for the Creative Arts and is designed for ambitious students seeking the tools and strategies to thrive in today’s global luxury market. You will learn the innovative tools to sell ‘luxury’ to specific consumer groups, enhancing your prospects within this ever-expanding industry.

Our expert tutors will help you think strategically whilst teaching you the core business management areas of marketing, strategy, research, leadership and teamwork. You will learn the history and changing dynamics of the industry and understand what is required for a business to build and maintain a luxury brand image.

As luxury markets continue to grow, they have become increasingly complex and polarised; this master’s in business management is tailored to provide you with the innovative strategies and latest industry knowledge to help you overcome these challenges.




Holborn, London




1 year

Study mode

Full-time, on campus

Awarding body

University for the Creative Arts

Tuition fees

UK/EU citizens - £8,000


SFE funding available



This luxury business management course is aimed at those seeking an exciting and rewarding career in luxury brand consultancy, brand management, communications or product management.

Benefit from studying our centrally located campus in Holborn which is located close to leading players within the creative industry. You’ll learn from a team of professionals who use their years of industry expertise to enrich your learning experience and provide you with first-hand knowledge of the creative industries. You’ll learn through a combination of seminars, tutorials and workshops with a strong emphasis on independent research.

In order to enhance your employability after graduation, you will also learn real-world skills beyond the classroom through a number of off-campus visits, networking opportunities and placements.


This master’s degree will hone your creative talents and build your business management skills to enable you to reach high-level management roles or start your own business in the luxury brand sector.

Taught from a global perspective, you will gain a fundamental understanding of business needed to thrive not only in the creative world, but a number of other industries too.


Combing theory with practice, this course will enhance your creative thinking and technical skills to provide you with an excellent understanding of luxury business management. You will develop key problem-solving and strategic thinking skills needed to make informed decisions and excel as a leader in the luxury sectors and further creative industries.

In the pre-course you will develop fundamental base knowledge and specialist skills required for the study of the business of the creative industries.

  • The first semester covers the challenges of global expansion whilst maintaining brand exclusivity as well as looking at the luxury consumer. Students will be encouraged to think creatively and innovatively while solving key issues faced in the luxury sector.
  • In Semester 2, you develop your problem-solving and analytical skills through a number of with real-life case studies, learning from industry experts who have extensive knowledge in solving business challenges in this sector.
  • In Semester 3, you will explore the ethics of responsible leadership and decision-making within luxury brand management. You will also be encouraged to think like an entrepreneur as you think of innovative ideas to developing profits and revenue.


  • The Fashion Live Project
  • The Business Lecture Series
  • Creative Thinking
  • Digital Communications and Fashion PR
  • Future Trends and Fashion Brands
  • Ideas Development and Business Proposal
  • Final Fashion Business Project (Production and Realisation)

*units subject to change


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

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 iMacs: 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 46 industrial sewing machines, overlocker and embroidery sewing machines
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Photography Studio
  • Art and Design Studio

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This luxury business management course is aimed at those seeking an exciting and rewarding career in:

  • Luxury brand consultancy
  • Brand management
  • Communications
  • Product management

For many students, a master’s is a stepping-stone towards further education and a career in academia. As such, graduates of this course could consider going on to study a PhD.

According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2017 survey, by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), 8.1% of postgraduate leavers in 2016/17 went on to further study, with a further 3.1% working while studying. Of these graduates, 60.8% were studying a PhD. A research Masters (MRes) is often seen as a precursor to PhD's, with 37.2% of MRes graduates going onto further study



A good Honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline and/or 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.


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