GLASGOW Caledonian University has opened a fashion business school in London, offering master classes on working in the industry.
The GCU British School of Fashion is based at Glasgow Caledonian University’s satellite campus in Fashion Street, Spitalfields.
It will offer MSc qualifications in brand management, luxury retail management and international fashion marketing, as well as the UK’s first MBA in luxury brand marketing.
The British School of Fashion has links with Marks & Spencer, House of Fraser, AllSaints and the Arcadia Group, as well as international fashion firms.
Professor Christopher Moore, director of the school, said: “Our aim is to be a leading school for the business of fashion. The British School of Fashion gives us a clear and focused identity that will be very much about moving into the next generation and beyond.”
The principal and vice-chancellor of GCU, Professor Pamela Gillies, added: “The fashion industry is diverse, complex and highly challenging. Students and industry leaders come to GCU in recognition of the quality and depth of the expertise, knowledge and extensive networks we can share with them.”