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Fashion Business and Retail (Level 3) - Full-time

Fashion Business L3

Course outline

This course is perfect if you have a passion for fashion, trends, marketing and styling as well as an interest in working within the retail/business side of the industry.

You’ll learn about:

  • Fashion management and marketing
  • Store operations
  • Buying and merchandising
  • Styling
  • Visual merchandising
  • Production and supply chains
  • The future of fashion including sustainability.

You will be supported in learning how to use creative digital platforms to promote, sell, advertise and launch new and existing brands and experience working in the Fashion and Textiles and Photography department studios with collaborative opportunities for practical work.

You can expect to learn in our dedicated fashion business retail spaces, which include creative studios, computer suites and our own mock shop. You will be involved in events such as Nottingham Fashion Week and develop your employability skills through placements and live projects, plus you’ll go behind the scenes at independent and big brand stores in Nottingham.

How to apply for this course

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You will be able to apply for 2020 entry soon.

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Location Date


The Lace Market


Start: 9th September 2019

Course code: C000284 / Q001658


UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fashion Business and Fashion Retail


2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need:

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4/A*-C, including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grade 9-4/A*-C or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths; or
  • A relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9-4/A*-C

Choose to follow with further study at degree level, including Nottingham College’s own FdA and BA courses in fashion retail and business. You will also be ready for an Apprenticeship in the industry, either at head office or in a store.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

Why not come along to our End of Year Shows 2019 and see what our current students have been working on.

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