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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.

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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

Fashion study abroad programs

Fashion undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in fashion

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    BA (Hons) Fashion - BA (Hons) Arts University Bournemouth, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    24,135 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,950 GBP

    Start date
    October, February
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    Business Administration and Digital Innovation: Fashion & Luxury Business Management - BBA GBSB Global Business School, Spain
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    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,485 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,900 EUR

    Start date
    October, January, April
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    Fashion and Technology - BDes Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,998 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,224 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
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    Fashion: Design with honours - BDes (Hons) RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    28,668 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 43,200 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Business and Management: Fashion - BA (Hons) Bath Spa University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,059 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,750 GBP

    Start date
    September
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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
    22,934 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,560 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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Top-Up in fashion

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    Business Administration and Digital Innovation: Fashion & Luxury Business (Top-Up) - BBA (Top-Up) GBSB Global Business School, Spain
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    Program type
    Top-Up
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    7,485 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,900 EUR

    Start date
    October, January, April
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Fashion graduate programs

Master's in fashion

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    Fashion: Design, Art & Technology - MA Domus Academy, Italy

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,672 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,900 EUR

    Start date
    October
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    Fashion - MA Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,206 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,974 CAD

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

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,922 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,600 EUR

    Start date
    October, January, March
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    Fashion & Luxury Business - MMgmt EU Business School Munich, Germany
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    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,922 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,600 EUR

    Start date
    October, January, April
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    Fashion & Luxury Business - MFLB EU Business School Geneva, Switzerland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    35,337 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 32,340 CHF

    Start date
    October, January, March
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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.