Heriot Watt University Dubai

ba fashion marketing and retailing

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Heriot Watt University in Dubai is a branch campus of Heriot-Watt University in UK. It is the first overseas university to have opened its campus in Dubai Academic City.  The university was established in 2005. Other than Dubai, Heriot- Watt also has campuses in UK and Malaysia. Construction of Heriot-Watt University's purpose-built campus in Dubai International Academic City began in 2010. This state of the art campus officially opened on 3 November 2011, increasing the capacity of Heriot-Watt Dubai Campus to 4,500 students.

The university offers more than 55 programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, postgraduate (research) and foundation level. It comprises of 6 schools: School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society; School of Engineering and Physical Sciences; School of Social Sciences; School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences; School of Textiles & Design and Edinburgh Business School.

Students from over 110 countries are enrolled at the Heriot-Watt University, Dubai. The university has its main intake in September but for some programs it has an additional intake in January. In certain cases it is possible for the undergraduate students to transfer to UK.

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Fashion Marketing and Retailing programme confidently prepares students for a career within the marketing and retailing industry. Students acquire creative, critical and transferable skills for marketing and retailing, which are fashion focused yet broad. Students are taught the fundamentals of fashion marketing and retailing and the fashion business. We cover the primary needs of the client and the working brief, the focal point of the product and its appeal to customers/consumers, along with key skills such as merchandising, buying, logistics, promotion, advertising and trends analysis to support the product. Extensive links and collaborations with our industrial partners help students to gain a live learning experience. Applicants should have a keen desire and aptitude in art and design areas.

GCE A-Level CCD (or BBBB at AS-Level), CBSE or equivalent 65%, American High School Diploma + SAT 1s 1000, UAE Tawjihiyya 80%, International Baccalaureate 24 points, BTEC Level 3 Ext Diploma MMM, Foundation Year Successful completion of Heriot-Watt University Degree Entry Programme (Management) with a BBBB, African WAEC / NECO / WASSCE B2, FBISE grade 12 or equivalent 70%, Curriculum Russian/Kazakhstan (Attestat) with minimum grade of 5 + IELTS 6.0

Upon graduation, students pursue a range of careers and roles within the fashion industry and its related areas of marketing and retailing, including: fashion buying, promotion and advertising, fashion stylist, fashion sourcing, visual merchandising, fashion coordinator, fashion director, retail merchandiser, fashion public relations, fashion writer, retail logistics

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a) GCE A-Level CCD (or BBBB at AS-Level)

b) CBSE or equivalent 65%

c) American High School Diploma + SAT 1s - 1000

d) UAE Tawjihiyya 80%

e) International Baccalaureate 24 points 

f) BTEC Level 3 Ext Diploma MMM

g) Foundation Year Successful completion of Heriot-Watt University Degree Entry Programme (Management) with a BBBB.

h) African WAEC / NECO / WASSCE B2 

i) FBISE grade 12 or equivalent – 70%

j) Curriculum Russian/Kazakhstan (Attestat) with minimum grade of 5 + IELTS 6.0

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Heriot-Watt, Dubai is as follows:

Twin-sharing (2 students in a room): Undergraduate-AED 27,560, Graduate: AED 33,075

Single room (1 student in a room): Undergraduate-AED 52,370, Graduate: AED 62,840

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Degree Entry Programmes, Undergraduate, Postgraduate accept students in January and September.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

4000

Students

1200

International Students

2400

Undergraduates

1600

Postgraduate

100

Faculty Strength

100

International Faculty

40

Student Faculty Ratio

24
%

Acceptance Rate

AED
57000

Tuition Fees

AED
40000

Living Cost

AED
2000

Other Fees

3.5

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in AED