Our Fashion Management pathway seeks to train and inspire future fashion professionals with acute commercial awareness and prepare students for undergraduate study in a range of fashion based courses.
Situated in the heart of London, an international Centre for Fashion, DLD College London is ideally placed for students preparing for a career in the Fashion sector. The College is in close proximity of the vast range of extraordinary galleries and fashion related venues. In today’s visual, technological and digital age, it is essential for creative learners to receive high quality creative arts training. The creative industries make a vital contribution to a progressive and thriving society. Students will progress on to a range of high quality London based, national and international Fashion based Courses.
In addition to the common Key Components Strand, students will study the following subject components:
This module will cover the history and development of Fashion, looking at key developments, historical and contemporary. It will also study how Fashion has developed to be a social and cultural phenomenon that can express and reflect cultural identity and value, as well as its’ recent development as a diverse social art form expressively connected to identity, creative self-expression, and lifestyle.
Assessment Method: Portfolio and written assignment.
This module combines theory and practical design in order to develop students’ creative potential in an intellectually stimulating environment. Learners will focus on the communication of design through a variety of briefs aimed at a broad set of audiences. This module will also examine the fundamental properties of colour and our human response to colour, visually, culturally, psychologically, and emotionally. The importance of colour in the design process will be explored through the study of colour in advertising, on the internet, colour reproduction in the media, and colour psychology.
Assessment Method: Portfolio.
Businesses and business leaders have been key architects of the digital age and the globalised world we inhabit. The challenge of managing finite resources in a way that satisfies a network of stakeholders is perhaps greater and more exciting than ever.
This module requires students to critically engage with foundational concepts and the evolving functional areas of business.
Assessment Method: Written exam.
The fast-paced and dynamic nature of modern business requires leaders to be incisive in their decision making whilst taking into account the interests of their ever expanding group of stakeholders. This module explores a variety of decision making models based on fundamentals of business strategy. As part of this course, students will explore the work of such important authors as Peter Drucker and Michael Porter.
Fundamentals of leadership
Developing corporate strategy
Managing external pressures
Principles of financial accounting
Decision making models
Evaluating investment decisions
Assessment Method: Written exam