Taught course

London College of Fashion (LCF) MBA

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

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Entry requirements

Each candidate will be assessed on their own merit:

  • 2.1 degree at Undergraduate Level, or equivalent.
  • 3 years work experience, to include employment, self-employment, internships, work placements in fashion related sector

Months of entry


Course content

The full-time MBA is focused on the wider global fashion industry and aimed at candidates who have three years experience in the industry, including internships, work experience or those running their own company who wish to upskill and challenge themselves.

The MBA at the Fashion Business School is a generalist MBA which is focused on the wider global fashion industry. It is a full time course delivered over 45 academic weeks. The MBA curriculum has been informed by extensive industry engagement, cutting edge research and market intelligence. LCF has unrivalled close working relationships with leading organisations and institutions who operate in the wider fashion context, including retail, design, media, digital and technology, finance and investment. The learning and teaching strategy has a strong emphasis on applied and experiential learning, problem solving, and industry engagement.

Course units are supported by LCF Hubs and Centres including the Digital Anthropology Lab, the Centre for Fashion Enterprise, the Centre for Sustainable Fashion and the Creative Management Enterprise and Branding Research Hub. In addition to building knowledge and hard skills, the LCF MBA will support students in their own professional development through a series of workshops, many focused on the development of relevant soft skills vital to success in the sector.

Information for international students

Candidates require an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in any one skill to ensure language proficiency.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

UAL alumni receive a £1,000 discount.

Additional costs

In addition to tuition fees you are very likely to incur additional costs such as travel expenses and the cost of materials. Please read the information on our additional costs page.


Postgraduate loans of up to £10,000 are now available for eligible UK and EU students. A full list of eligibility criteria and information on applying can be found on the postgraduate loans webpage.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

London College of Fashion