Fashion courses

The Fashion School offers a variety of courses in the areas of fashion design, fashion styling and fashion business in response to the needs of candidates at undergraduate, postgraduate levels and short courses.

BA (HONS) DEGREES* · THREE-YEAR COURSES** ***

These undergraduate programmes are designed for participants looking to enter the fashion, business and styling fields. They provide a complete education at undergraduate level and allow participants to acquire all of the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out a profession in their chosen subject. The BA (Hons) Degrees (Sandwich)* include a 36-week placement. The first two years of learning take place in the school and are then followed by a third year placement spent working in the fashion industry. At the end of the placement period participants return to school to complete the fourth and final year of study.


* Participants who successfully complete the programmes taught in English in London and Paris will be awarded a BA (Hons) degree by Manchester Metropolitan University-UK; 120 credit points must be earned for each year of study in order for an honours degree to be awarded, so students will obtain 360 credits upon successful completion of the three-year course. Participants on the four-year sandwich course will receive 120 practice credits for the additional year. All candidates should meet specific requirements (please check the website www.mmu.ac.uk/international indicating your nationality and study level). For further details please do not hesitate to contact the information office. 

** Students who successfully complete the programmes ‘AFAM’ taught in Milano will be awarded the Diploma Accademico di I Livello. Recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education as an academic diploma equivalent to a university undergraduate level degree, students will obtain 180 CFA (crediti formativi accademici) equivalent to 180 ECTS credits. The pathway is a specialisation of the recognised diploma core program Fashion Design & Accessories. For further details please do not hesitate to contact the information office at the chosen school.

*** Participants who successfully complete the three year course Fashion Design ‘RNCP’ course taught in Paris receive the title of “Fashion Designer (Styliste-Crèateur/trice)”, acknowledged by the CNCP Commission Nationale de la Certification Professionnelle (National Commission for Vocational Certification) and registered as a Professional Certificate published in the JORF (Official Journal of the French Republic). As recognised vocational training, level II RNCP is equivalent to a three year program of higher education. For further details please do not hesitate to contact the information office at The Paris School. 

MASTER’S DEGREES* • MASTER'S COURSES**

These full time postgraduate level courses are highly specialised programmes that support participants’ careers the fashion, luxury and creative industries. They are designed for those who have already acquired specific skills in the appropriate area at undergraduate level, or for industry professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge of a specific subject area in fashion, styling and business.


* Participants who successfully complete the programmes taught in English in Paris and London will be awarded with a Master’s Degree by Manchester Metropolitan University-UK; Master’s Degrees include a 12 week work placement. Participants obtain 180 credits upon successful completion of the MA course. All candidates should meet specific entry requirements (please check www2.mmu.ac.uk/international/ for international equivalents); for further details please do not hesitate to contact the information office at the chosen school.

** Students who successfully complete the programmes taught in Milano and Firenze will be awarded an Istituto Marangoni certificate.