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Fashion degrees abroad

If you are passionate about fashion and dream of seeing your designs on catwalks around the world, then a degree in fashion or fashion design could be the ideal choice for you. The global fashion industry is worth trillions of dollars and employs millions of people, so you’ll have plenty of career opportunities after graduation.

Fashion degree programs aim to combine creativity with commercial awareness, and are designed to help you develop your skills and give you the knowledge you’ll need to pursue a career in the industry. You’ll get the opportunity to learn about many areas of fashion, including clothing, textiles, management and business.

Fashion is a popular degree to study abroad, with program options available all over the world. Choosing to study abroad gives you the chance to learn in one of the fashion capitals of the world, and experience how different countries interpret the subject.

Fashion program structure

Fashion degrees are offered at foundation, diploma, bachelor’s and master’s levels. It’s possible to study fashion as a single honors degree, or as a joint honors with another subject, for example fashion and textiles, or fashion and business.

At bachelor’s level, you can get a BA in fashion which will usually take between three and four years to complete depending on where you study. Some programs are longer as they include a year abroad or a year in industry. Most master’s degrees are MAs and take between one and two years to complete.

Most fashion programs are practical in nature, and you’ll usually be assessed through a combination of coursework and practical exams. In many programs you will produce a collection and portfolio which will make up most of your final assessment. Many universities also give you the opportunity to showcase your work to peers and industry members.

The exact structure and program content of each fashion program will vary depending on the university you choose, and the level of degree you study. Programs will include core modules and electives you can choose yourself. Examples of the most common fashion modules include:

  • Fashion design
  • Fashion in context
  • Technical skills
  • Visual studies
  • Fashion in history
  • Professional studio practice
  • Communication and promotion
  • Portfolio building

Types of fashion degrees

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Fashion study abroad programs

Fashion undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in fashion

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    Fashion Marketing and Management - BA (Hons) Bath Spa University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,214 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,300 GBP

    Start date
    January
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    Business with Fashion (Foundation Year) - BA (Hons) (with placement) Teesside University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    5 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,740 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Fashion Marketing and Business Management - BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,400 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,700 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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    Fashion - BA Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    31,199 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,200 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Fashion (Merchandise Management) - BA RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    22,488 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,560 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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Associate in fashion

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    Fashion and Textile Merchandising - AA RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,989 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,720 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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Diploma in fashion

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    Fashion Arts and Business - UGDip Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,333 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,412 CAD

    Start date
    January
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    Fashion Business and Creative Arts - Dip JCI Institute, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,373 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 24,984 CAD

    Start date
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
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    Fashion Styling - UGDip RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    12,037 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,500 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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Pathway in fashion

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    Fashion Marketing (Foundation) - FD Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,267 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,700 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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Fashion graduate programs

Master's in fashion

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    Technology (Fashion & Textiles) - by research - MSc RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,989 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,720 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Design (Fashion and Textiles) - MA Bath Spa University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,214 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,300 GBP

    Start date
    January, February
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    Fashion & Luxury Business - MFLB EU Business School, Spain

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,689 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,800 EUR

    Start date
    March, October
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    Fashion and Textiles - MA University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,575 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,500 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    French Excellence, Luxury and Fashion - MSc Montpellier Business School, France

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,788 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,900 EUR

    Start date
    September
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Doctorate in fashion

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    Fashion & Textiles - PhD RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,989 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,720 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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Diploma in fashion

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    Fashion Business and Management - OCDip Centennial College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,099 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,453 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Certificate in fashion

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    Fashion Management - OCGCert Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,119 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,840 CAD

    Start date
    January
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Future fashion careers

The ambition of most students will be to work in the fashion industry, and programs are designed to help all students achieve that goal. There are several different roles you can pursue within the industry, and popular careers for fashion graduates include:

  • Fashion designer
  • Retail buyer
  • Stylist
  • Textile designer
  • Jewellery designer
  • Pattern cutter
  • Fashion journalist
  • Fashion illustrator

Most universities or fashion schools will help you create a collection and portfolio that will give you the best possible chance of getting the role you want. Many programs have close relationships with local industry and may include internship opportunities to give you first-hand working experience.