BUYING & MERCHANDISING
Buying & Merchandising is a 36-week course. You’ll learn how the teams work together to plan and trade a successful fashion season. We’ll teach you how to understand consumers, spot trends and make the right strategic decisions for a successful business. You’ll master the techniques for selecting bestselling products and buying them in the right quantities, making sure everything arrives in stores at the right time to maximise sales and profits.
You’ll finish the course ready for an entry-level job in industry. There is particular demand in the industry at the moment for entry-level merchandisers, with opportunities for rapid progression for strong candidates.
DATA ANALYTICS FOR RETAIL
Data Analytics for Retail is a 36-week course endorsed by M&S.
As a data analyst, you’ll work at the heart of a business, alongside many different departments including buying, sustainability and operations management. You’ll play a significant part in influencing the future direction of a brand. We’ll teach you to develop creative solutions to challenges and identify new opportunities for brands. You’ll learn the principles of data preparation, management and analysis.
Throughout your studies, you’ll use industry datasets and case studies to investigate and solve real-life scenarios. You’ll complete the course with a thorough understanding of data analysis within fashion, ready for an entry-level role in the industry - where skilled data analysts are in high demand.
UX/UI Design is a 26-week course, developed in collaboration with ASOS.
You’ll master the key skills of User Experience and User Interface design, learning how to make customers’ experiences with a brand easy and intuitive. We’ll teach you how customers engage with a business, and how more useable products can improve a brand’s image and encourage customer loyalty. You’ll master the practical skills you need to build user interfaces like websites and apps.
During your final project, you’ll create a professional digital portfolio to support you on your next step in an exciting career at the cutting edge of the fashion industry.