Get the retail management knowledge, international retailing perspectives and creative direction skills demanded by fashion and textile retailers within a competitive global environment. You will investigate contemporary issues within fashion and textile retailing including branding, disruptive technologies, innovative creative retail spaces, consumer retail experience and behaviour, trend prediction, ethics, sustainability and potential futures.
Supported by industry mentors, collaborative projects and networking opportunities, you will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to engage in; project management, creative business problem-solving, and visionary product and brand development as well as organisational development strategies. The course also includes optional practical workshops including: styling, design and garment construction, fashion illustration, photography, fabrics and functionality and CAD.
Increasing your awareness of appropriate solutions for a variety of fashion and textile retail environments, you will explore design thinking strategies and investigate innovative retailing formats and branding strategies through case studies, industry speakers and collaborative projects.
Increase your knowledge and understanding of the industry and challenge yourself to develop creative and innovative strategies, products and systems to create a sustainable and commercially viable future vision for fashion and textile retail.