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Fashion and Retail NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Marketing & Retail, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course will introduce you to the business side of retail fashion. You'll explore aspects of branding, marketing, retail buying, merchandising and display.  

This course is not design-orientated but helps develop an understanding of the creative processes of retail fashion and how they're managed.

You'll have the chance to create, design and implement your own fashion event, or show, to gain the relevant experience and skills.  The course is delivered by experienced staff in retail and fashion who will develop your understanding and knowledge of the retail fashion industry.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Three National 5 qualifications including English; OR 
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview, where you'll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

What you study

Units include:-

  • Introduction to Fashion.
  • Fashion Merchandising.
  • Introduction to Display.
  • Retailing: Working in Retail.
  • Buying.
  • Marketing Mix.
  • Branding: An Intro.
  • Art & Design: Software Skills.
  • Art & Design: Printmaking Applied Skills.
  • Fashion Event Production.
  • Consumer Studies.

After the course

Careers

Successful candidates can apply to HN courses or enter employment into fashion and retail.

Continuing Study

On successful completion of this course with all credits, you can progress onto HNC/D Awards in Retail Management, Marketing Communications or other SQA Awards.

Teaching

How the course is taught

A wide range of inventive and stimulating learning methods are employed to ensure students engage with current retail fashion opportunities and academic theory and practice.

Assessment methods

A wide range of continuous assessment methods with active learning will be employed.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome