Taught course

Executive MBA (Fashion)

University of the Arts London - London College of Fashion · University of the Arts London - London College of Fashion

Entry requirements

Applicants are invited to apply who can demonstrate the following: a good honours degree in a related discipline (2:1 or above) or equivalent qualifications AND a minimum of 3 years relevant industrial experience Exceptionally, applicants who do not meet these course entry requirements may still be considered if the course team decides that the application demonstrates additional strengths and alternative evidence. This might, for example, be demonstrated by: related academic or work experience; the quality of the personal statement; a strong academic or other professional reference; or a combination of these factors. English language requirements: All classes are conducted in English. If English is not your first language you will be asked to provide evidence of your English language ability when you enrol. The level required by the University for this course is IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in any one skill. Please visit the UAL Language Requirements page. Read carefully and look at the relevant documents. Student selection criteria: What we look for The course team seeks to recruit students who can demonstrate: a strong commitment and motivation towards a career in an aspect of the fashion media or fashion industry an awareness and relevant experience of fashion appropriate knowledge and skills commensurate with planned entry into the course Portfolio and interview advice All applications will be considered by the course team, and suitable candidates will be invited for interview. You are not guaranteed an interview.

Months of entry


Course content


The Executive MBA (Fashion) is for fashion business executives, directors, managers and growing entrepreneurs. This specialist programme is uniquely focused on the fashion industry, enabling participants to broaden their careers beyond their own specific experiences, developing a greater strategic approach, confidence and understanding that can equip them for more senior roles and greater responsibilities.

This exclusive blended learning programme is delivered by a combination of 3 day face-to-face teaching blocks in London, followed by online seminars, discussions and peer-to-peer learning, taught by some of the most highly respected professionals that the fashion industry and creative academia can offer.

You will be taught by staff with significant fashion business experience and access to the fashion industry through consultancies and research. LCF maintains close relationships with industry leaders, which underpins the EMBA’s focused content, enabling participants to learn from real-life case studies and from industry specialists.

This unique learning experience will provide you with the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and skills to succeed in the widest variety of fashion enterprises. During the course you will be able to enhance your evaluative, analytical and problem-solving skills by combining your growing theoretical knowledge with the decision-making challenges faced during your work roles.

Information for international students

All applications from non-EU nationals are processed via International Office - Contact number 0207 514 7629/7656/7678/7940 or international@fashion.arts.ac.uk.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
18 months

Course contact details

Denisa Niculescu
020 7514 7344/7582/7973