Our exclusive two year degree courses have been created by working with over 50 fashion retail companies to include the very latest skills, knowledge and insights the Industry demands to ensure you secure a job role upon graduation.

FRA degrees with a difference include highly practical, industry focused content, an accelerated two year study programme and unrivaled industry involvement ranging from masterclasses to live practical projects, mentoring and a three-week industry experience. You can still benefit from a student finance loan, but will finish your degree in two thirds of the time with less cost.

You will need to register, provide a personal statement (up to 500 words) and two references from teachers or professionals. If you are worried about your personal statement or need guidance, UCAS have put together a tool to help you write it, click here to get started. Alternatively, UCAS also have video tutorials and further guidance here.

A single application is £13 and multiple applications are £24. You can find out more details on how to apply here.

If you would like more information please email 

*These courses are due to be re-validated during the academic year 2020/21, so course content might change to align with current business needs to enhance employability on graduation.


You can find out everything you need to know about fees, funding and student loans for our degrees here. You won't need to pay back your student loan until you earn £25,000+ per year.



These accelerated fashion degree courses have been exclusively developed in partnership with Falmouth University, which has been ranked gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the new classification of degree teaching standards. We also created these degrees in collaboration with fashion retail employers, to ensure that all of our content is as relevant and accurate as possible.

The course will be delivered wholly at the FRA in London and the degree will be awarded by Falmouth University, as such you will be awarded a degree from a top UK University.

BA (Hons) in Buying & Merchandising

BA (Hons) in Buying & Merchandising

This course requires strong commercial and analytical skills and in contemporary retail a deep understanding of the main factors effecting business operations and profitability. Alongside the commercial acumen needed for a successful career, you will also develop a range of creative skills to provide you with broad experience in this specialist subject.

BA (Hons) in Marketing & Communications for Fashion

BA (Hons) in Marketing & Communications for Fashion

This course is ideal if you are interested in the latest trends and can interpret them uniquely. You must have a good head for business and a good work ethic! During the course, you will study multiple facets of marketing and communications in depth, understanding best practice to ensure your success in a future marketing role within the fashion industry on graduation.

BA (Hons) in Business Management for Fashion

BA (Hons) in Business Management for Fashion

This course is designed for those with a keen interest in business. You will study various topics to cover all aspects of the fashion industry. You should be confident to lead and manage projects and people within the fashion industry, have strong analytical skills and an eye for detail.