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The Fashion Retail Academy, awarded Ofsted Outstanding, is the quickest route to a career in fashion retail. We offer one or two year fully funded Diploma courses and two-year accelerated Degree courses across a range of head office roles including Buying, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Design, Digital, Merchandising and Retail Management.

Our Degree courses include a three-week industry experience with a major high street brand each year and a personal industry mentor to coach and guide you towards your future career aspirations.

Working closely with over 140 fashion brands, our Level 3 Fashion Retail Diploma includes an industry enterprise initiative. This provides you with the unique opportunity to look at different aspects of a business. If taking Level 3 Fashion Design, you will work in small groups alongside an industry mentor in your second year to provide coaching and development. Level 4 students receive a three week industry experience to support your newly developed vocational skills. Level 2-4 Diplomas also benefit from a 48 hour industry challenge and industry critique to receive feedback on a specific project from one of our brand supporters.

We also provide our students with a range of meta-skills like problem solving, critical thinking, and project management which all work together to make them job-ready on graduation. Our success speaks for itself with 90% of our graduates going into industry job roles or continuing their studies upon graduation.


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