MSc International Fashion Retailing / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

Graduate Profile


Studying at The University of Manchester on MSc International Fashion Retailing opened a door to the exciting world of fashion business to me, and I did enjoy how the campus is integrated in the city of Manchester, and how our academic life is intertwined with the Mancunian lifestyle

Lawrence Hua / Graduate 2016 - Currently Senior Operation Executive at Vogue China

Graduates from our Department have excellent employment prospects. Graduates from our three MSc courses in International Fashion have typically been employed as buyers, marketers, and PR-related roles. Several students join small start-ups or found their own businesses.

Thanks to the extensive contacts of our staff, we can help connect students to almost any part of the fashion industry that they are interested in.

Recent graduates from these MSc courses have gone on to work for companies including:

  • IBM
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Oasis
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Next
  • Charnos
  • National Westminster Bank
  • Shell
  • Milliken
  • Harrods
  • Burberry
  • Gucci
  • The Hut Group
  • ASOS
  • Prada

Accrediting organisations

This course is accredited by The Textile Institute and The Chartered Institute of Marketing.

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. The University of Manchester has joined forces with CIM to give students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through the CIM Accredited Degree partnership. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and their content is reflected in our own degrees which ensures we are equipping students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career.