Glasgow, United Kingdom

Marketing for the Fashion Industry

when 17 July 2017 - 4 August 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee GBP 1800

The overall aim of the module is to provide an introduction to the nature and characteristics of contemporary fashion and retailing in today’s society. This module explores the dynamic nature of the sector, drawing upon the theories of retail change and environmental analysis. Particular consideration is given to the role and function of branding within fashion businesses in addition to gaining an awareness of the design and creative elements of fashion.

A blended learning approach will be used, which combines lectures, seminars and practical workshops. Practical sessions and seminars will be linked to the lecture; incorporating problem based learning strategies and e-learning materials. Fieldtrips will also be undertaken to fashion retailers and related exhibitions, in addition to guest speakers from industry, who will support the main lectures providing an insight into the different career paths in the fashion sector.

Course leader

Dr Julie McColl - Assistant Head of Department, Business Management

Target group

Bachelor level students

Credits info

5 EC
Participants can choose from a 2-week version with no credit (£1,200 GBP), or a 3-week version (£1,800 GBP) which includes a final assessment week allowing you to earn 5 ECTS credits.

Fee info

GBP 1800: 3-week version - includes:
Accommodation on campus (private room)
Airport pick-up and drop-off
Social activities - day trips, walking tours and even a 'Ceilidh' (traditional Scottish live music event)

For 2-week version, fee is reduced to £1,200 GBP and includes the above.