Regent's University London

Fashion: Buying & Merchandising - Diploma

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Regent's University London
In London (England)

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Tipologie Postgraduate
Ort London (England)
Beginn nach Wahl
  • Postgraduate
  • London (England)
  • Beginn:
    nach Wahl

Buying and merchandising are specialist retail functions, which lie at the heart of a fashion brand’s ability to respond effectively to fast changing fashion trends. You will gain the insights and practical knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a fashion buying or merchandising career. Industry knowledge and skills are embedded across modules and are achieved in different ways. These include learning about textiles and clothing manufacture, competitor shopping and analysing trends and sales patterns to make commercial decisions. You will develop and strengthen many skills including numeracy for buying and merchandising, presentation, team working and negotiation.  Why should I choose this programme? The fashion industry continues to grow in size and significance, as brands and retailers expand their ranges and markets. Fashion buying and merchandising lie at the heart of a fashion company’s ability to respond effectively to fast moving trends with commercially successful seasonal collections. This programme will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills associated with adapting trends and developing fashion ranges, commercial understanding and industry insights to access a range of positions in buying and merchandising. Key skills, aims and objectives knowledge of how fashion trends emerge, and ability to exploit associated market gaps ability to edit and select seasonal collections ability to identify commercial product opportunities and plan a merchandise range retail pricing and margin management competitor analysis teamwork presentation and negotiation skills Future opportunities This programme will provide you with the specialist knowledge, skills and commercial understanding to kickstart your career in fashion buying and merchandising. Typical entry level jobs open to...

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Study methods You will be taught by staff with academic and industry experience of fashion buying and merchandising. This programme consists of:  Lectures, seminars and tutorials Guest speakers in class and at larger University events External visits (e.g. to a buying office and manufacturer or wholesaler) IT seminars and workshops (e.g. Excel / Adobe Suite) Problem solving and negotiation workshops Progress tutorials Presentations Group work and self-directed study In-class formative assessments Summative (graded) assessments There is a gradual move towards more self-directed and independent learning in the final stages of the programme, particularly in the final team project.</p> Assessment structure You will be assessed through a mix of individual and group assessment, including:  essay, report, presentation, team negotiation, and written reflection.</p>



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Inner Circle, Regent's Park, NW1 4NS


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Über den Kurs: My University experience was amazing. Where I have learned alot and enjoye a lot as well. I have gained so much in my field and it helped me to shape me in a better version of myself.
Kurs abgeschlossen: April 2019
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The programme is delivered over two terms.


Term 1

  • Buying and Merchandising
  • Professional and Employability Skills 1
  • Fashion Cultures: History, Theory, Creativity
  • Introduction to Textiles and Product Manufacturing

Term 2

  • Marketing and Distribution
  • Sustainability and Ethics in Fashion
  • Final Project: Trading and Response to Change
  • Professional and Employability Skills 2

See module descriptions