Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management

Barcelona - Spain

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Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management

Master in Fashion and Luxury Business Management has been ranked within five best masters in the area of luxury in Spain by the leading national web portals and


Respond to the complex and fast-changing world of fashion and luxury business management on this innovative and comprehensive graduate program. Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management in Barcelona, Spain is designed for students who are interested in business, management and fashion and luxury goods industry. This industry is complex, global and highly competitive. It therefore requires graduates who can respond effectively to the constantly changing challenges by defining new strategies to ensure market success. Fashion and luxury goods companies in Europe and around the world are constantly looking for people capable to match creativity and management: a new generation of managers, suited to the specific requirements of this industry.

Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management at Global Business School Barcelona is a specialized master in Spain preparing students for an international career in big and small firms in Europe and around the world working in the area of fashion and luxury. This exciting course introduces you to generic marketing principles and strategies that can be applied to the fashion and luxury product or service. The topics are delivered by specialist instructors with professional experience in the industry.

Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management aims at shaping and developing the competencies of managers capable to understand and play the rules of fashion and luxury goods industry. Spain is home to the biggest fashion groups in the world such as Inditex (Zara) and Mango. Moreover, every year Barcelona features such events as Barcelona Design Hub and the Barcelona Fashion Summit, a professional conference focusing on topical issues in the fashion business; Barcelona International Textile Fair (STIB), one of the most important fairs of its kind in Europe, which gives visitors the low-down on the latest trends in textiles and Barcelona Bridal Week.

General Information


Master in Fashion and Luxury Business Management awarded by Global Business School Barcelona

 Class Language English
 Duration One academic year. Depending on the starting quarter it may take from 9 to 12 months.
 Application Deadline Applications are accepted all year round. Students can start studying for their Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management in October, January and April. Students who are not the citizens of European Union are encouraged to apply earlier in order to allow time for student visa processing.
 Class Schedule  From 7 pm to 9 pm, 2-3 days per week depending on the quarter.
 Tuition Fees € 9 900 per academic year
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Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management Program Design

The Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management degree program from Global Business School in Barcelona consists of 60 ECTS. A Master student must complete three quarters of studies. During each quarter a student is required to complete 20-25 academic credits.

  • Core Competencies of Global Managers: As the global competition in Europe and worldwide intensifies, managers will be more and more jugged upon their ability to identify, cultivate and exploit distinctive competencies that may possible the growth of the firm. The participants of Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management have an opportunity to acquire hard and soft skills needed for successful development of their careers as global managers in fashion and luxury industry.
  • Core Courses in Fashion and Luxury Goods Business Management: Specific elements cover the professional disciplines within the fashion and luxury industry. Students gain an overview of how fashion and luxury products are designed, created, branded, developed and produced in today´s global business environment. Europe, Asia and Middle East regions are discussed.
  • Luxury Sectorial Analysis: Students analyze different sectors within fashion and luxury industry such as food and wine, jewelry and watches, spa and recreation, and fashion and accessories.
  • Promotion: Luxury brands have always relied heavily on promotion. Promotions tend to be handled differently by luxury markets. Nowadays customers’ needs, wants and expectations are changing more rapidly. All this requires a new approach to marketing and communication strategies in order to communicate value of fashion and luxury goods. This part of the Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management focuses on marketing and communication challenges in the 21st century. The students learn how to use innovative marketing communications, such as on-line marketing, to market fashion and luxury goods. Additionally, they discuss publicity, media planning and advertising.
  • Career Development: Global Business School Barcelona emphasizes a focus on employability. Career development is an essential part of all our degree programs. Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management features career-related communication workshops which will help students with their job search, career orientation, interview and CV preparation as well as improvement of their communication skills. People Management and Leadership module will enhance their capability of working in multicultural teams and will provide students with essential human resources management skills.
  • Research Project: Written research projects are an integral part of Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management. The research project is a core element of the program of study. In particular it provides the students with the opportunity to conduct their own original research. Typically 15,000 to 20,000 words in length, the research project (dissertation) represents a significant body of work which can allow students to concentrate on specific area of interest.

The Structure of Master in Fashion Business Management and Luxury Business Management

Core Competencies of Global Managers  Core Courses in Fashion and Luxury Goods Business Management  Luxury Sectorial Analysis Promotion Career Development 
The Ethical Dimension of Sustainable Business The Fashion and Luxury Industry in a Changing World/Sustainable Fashion Development Food and Wine Innovative Marketing Communications Career-related Communication Workshops
Management and International Negotiations Fashion, Design and Luxury Business Management Jewelry and Watches Publicity, Media Planning and Advertising People Management – Leadership
Financial Strategies for Business Development Luxury Channel and Distribution Management Spa and Recreation
Global Marketing Fashion and Accessories

To be qualified for admission to the Master in International Business Management Degree Program, you must:

  1. Have earned a Bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher
  2. Provide a proof of English language proficiency
  3. Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

English Language requirements :

  • English as a native language
  • Personal interview – Speak with our Admissions Department and get your English proficiency approved
  • TOEFL – Minimum score: 213 (computer based), 79/80 (internet based), or 550 (paper based)
  • IELTS – Minimum score: 6.0
  • Cambridge ESOL, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – Minimum score: C
  • English as the language of instruction during previous studies. The student must have studied at least one year in classes taught in English. Taking classes to study the English language is not sufficient

GLD Education’s membership services

Before Traveling:

  • Assessment Center: We will analyze your profile to make sure we can match you to the right opportunity.
  • Two Account Managers: You will be assigned two account managers, one from our study abroad experts team and the other one is from our Global Leaders Membership team in the hosting country. Both account managers will be responsible to manage your application and make sure everything is in place.
  • Access our exclusive discounts: During the application process, you will need to work on translating several documents, passing a language test (IELTS or TOEFL) or even preparing for the language of instruction by taking an intensive course. Through our membership you will receive exclusive discounts to all our services, thanks to our partners.

Once you get accepted

  • Journey Preparation Your international account manager will be there to help you understand more about the country’s culture, its educational system, its living expenses and conditions and make sure that everything will go smoothly with the visa processes.

Scholarship hunting

  • Our account manager will be helping you to get any funding opportunity, we offer support in different dimensions to make sure we can offer you a financial support through:
  • Guidance to obtain a scholarship from the university.
  • Access to crowd funding platforms.
  • Access to our fund networks, which include different corporate funds.

Finding accommodation and booking your flight

  • With our local and global partners, we will get you punch of discounts for your accommodation and services you will use, we know how to help you travel with the minimum cost.

Arriving at your new adventure destination

  • We know how hard it could be for the day of arriving but don’t worry as your Global Leaders Membership team member will be waiting for you at the airport.
  • Your GLMer will provide support to help you settle in perfectly in your new journey and get access to student networks.
  • Now, you have the chance to join our ambassador (GLM) program and get paid while living this life-changing experience.

About to finish your degree

  • In GLD Education we are working with a bunch of big companies and organizations across the world, once you finish your experience, we will help you find the next step in your development.

We believe in the power of international education, so we strive to make it accessible for more young people across the world, joining our network means you are a step closer to achieving this dream.



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Global Business School Barcelona

Global Business School Barcelona is a fully accredited private management university in Barcelona, Spain that teaches business in English and is dedicated to preparing students for the careers of the global economy.

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