Live life in style - with a career in fashion merchandising!
Fashion Merchandising at Fanshawe College is all about engaging our students in the world of fashion. We make learning exciting and fun with hands-on experiences in visual merchandising, business management, and retail technology. Fashion Merchandising is where fashion and retail merchandising meet! Courses in this program focus on retail management, brand development, buying, textile technology, photo styling, event/fashion show production, and fashion technology. You'll learn all about visual merchandising, marketing, promotion, fashion buying, and the software that runs the fashion and retail industry. Students will organize, design, promote and market live fashion shows/events throughout the year, and get hands-on experience in the real world, with two paid co-op work terms!
There will be plenty of opportunities to meet professionals in the world of fashion and retail, giving you even more exposure that could lead to future employment. You will even have the opportunity to travel to Paris and New York to study the world's fashion hubs and latest trends! When you graduate, you can launch your career in retail management, visual merchandising, or marketing of fashion products/services. Or, if you wish to continue your studies, you may transfer to the Bachelor of Professional Arts - Communication Studies degree program or the Bachelor of Management Post-Diploma program at Athabasca University.
Phone: (519) 452-4430 ext. 4313
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