BSc Fashion Buying and Merchandising / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Science (Honours)
- 3 years or 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB in three academic subjects
- Typical contextual A-level offer
Grades ABB in three academic subjectsFind out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
35 overall with 6,6,5 in three subjects at Higher level.
Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.
For this programme of study we will accept either Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at SL or HL.
- Number of places/applicants
1400 applications for 250 places across all first year courses
- How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
This course is now closed to international applicants for September 2022 entry.
- Sustainable Development Goals
Find out how this course aligns to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including learning which relates to:
- Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
- Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
- Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
- After studying this course, you be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for a fashion buying or mechanising role.
- This course is accredited by The Textile Institute and The Chartered Institute of Marketing.
- We are the only Russell Group university that offers a BSc in their fashion courses, meaning you will graduate understanding the science and technology underpinning the fashion industry, from raw materials to production, to logistics and promotion.
- From September 2022, learn in our brand-new, £400m purpose built engineering and material science building, MECD. See more
Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2022 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £28,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
UN Sustainable Development Goals
The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world's call to action on the most pressing challenges facing humanity. At The University of Manchester, we address the SDGs through our research and particularly in partnership with our students.
Led by our innovative research, our teaching ensures that all our graduates are empowered, inspired and equipped to address the key socio-political and environmental challenges facing the world.
To illustrate how our teaching will empower you as a change maker, we've highlighted the key SDGs that our courses address.
Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
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- Department of Materials
- +44 (0)161 543 4019
- School/Faculty overview
Our internationally-renowned expertise across the School of Natural Sciences informs research led teaching with strong collaboration across disciplines, unlocking new and exciting fields and translating science into reality. Our multidisciplinary learning and research activities advance the boundaries of science for the wider benefit of society, inspiring students to promote positive change through educating future leaders in the true fundamentals of science. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .
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