Bachelor of Fashion (Merchandise Management)

RMIT University


Are you interested in gaining entrepreneurial skills to work as a manager within the global fashion industry? As a fashion mechandiser you will analyse the market to foreast the latest trends and create a shopping environment that increases sales and promotes the company brand.

Your goal is to connect fashion from the designer to the consumer. Your understanding of and connection to the consumer helps craft the design, product development, promotion and delivery.

In this degree you will focus on:

expanding your knowledge relevant to industry needs related to merchandising, planning and buying
management and marketing strategies within the global fashion system
global and local supply chains and how you can lead within them
depth of research for proposed fashion industry opportunities
developing your strategic capabilities to enable you to manage fashion enterprises.
Through this degree you will develop advanced methods of researching, merchandising, planning and collection planning to achieve commercial success, relevant to industry needs. You will gain an in depth knowledge of how the national and global fashion system operates and how you can work effectively within it.

This degree is for one year duration and is offered to applicants who are either directly articulating from the RMIT Associate Degree in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising or applicants who have an equivalent qualification. This program provides the opportunity to undertake a further year of undergraduate study and gain a degree.

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code 052664G
Institution Name RMIT University
Campus Location Brunswick
Institution Type University
Course Duration Full-time 1 year
Course University RMIT University

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RMIT is a world leader in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.


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