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Holmes Fashion | Bachelor of Fashion Business



Kickstart your fashion career with the Holmes Institute Bachelor of Fashion Business. Cover marketing, styling, buying, merchandising and more with the only true fashion business course in Australia


The Holmes Institute Bachelor of Fashion Business is a specialist degree unlike anything else on offer in Australia. It includes elements of design theory but has a stronger focus on the other career pathways within the fashion industry. It includes subjects such as marketing, product management, styling, buying, merchandising, sourcing and supply chain and more.  The aim is to give students a thorough grounding in a range of fashion-based careers, and ensure they are ready for the industry from the day they graduate, if not before.

This course is delivered by our affiliate Holmes Institute | Fashion. So why do we feature them here?

Because we think they are fantastic! Innovation at the highest level. We are lucky to share the same building both in Melbourne & Sydney with Holmes Institute | Fashion and we often collaborate on external events, panel discussions and free Saturday workshops. The fashion industry is all about collaboration, not individualism, so we love to share their courses with our students too. And they do the same. Often students from The Masters will end up enrolling in their Bachelor of Fashion Business, and the students from the Bachelor end up taking up some of our short courses as well. The fashion industry is a circular machine.

Find out more and enquire online by visiting their website: www.Fashion.Holmes.Edu.Au. Or enquire below and someone from their team will get back to you.

Industry Facing Skill Set

Design is only one element of a successful fashion business.

Understanding the realities of a multifaceted industry is the key to your future success. Their faculty know the industry inside-out and will help you explore how different areas of the industry interact.

Holmes Institute Bachelor of Fashion Business is the only undergraduate degree program in Australia to cover all aspects of the international fashion industry. Choose from a range of subjects that develop your creative, technical, organisational and business skills.

Core Units Covered

The Holmes Institute Bachelor of Fashion Business aims to provide students with the confidence and skills to create, communicate and thrive in the highly competitive fashion business environment.

The units covered in the course include:

HF1201 Fashion Industry Analysis

HF1002 Fashion Textile Products

HF1003 Fashion Consumer Analysis & Behaviour

HF1004 Business Communication Strategies

HF1205 Cultural History of Fashion as Aesthetic Economy

HF1204 Principles of Fashion Management

HF1206 Fashion Product Management and Accounting

HF2201 Fashion Brand Management in the Aesthetic Economy

HF2203 Buying & Financial Decision-making

HF2208 Ethical and Legal Fashion Business

HF2205 Fashion Product Development Strategies

HF2206 Visual Merchandising and Stock Management

HF2207 Fashion Marketing Strategies

HF2202 Sustainable Sourcing and Supplying Fashion Products

HF3001 Major Project 1 – Research & Development

HF3002 Major Project 2 – Integrated Business Plan

HF3206 Creative Collaboration in the Fashion Industry

HF3204 Micro & Macro Economical Strategies for Fashion

HF3005 Research Methods for Fashion Management

HF3012 Illustration Elective

HF3013 Styling Elective

HF3203 Financial Data Management & Specialised Software

HF3207 Integrated Strategic Management






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Creative Director

Product Development​


Holmes Institute | Fashion is a department of Holmes Institute Pty Ltd. CRICOS Provider Code 02639M VIC NSW 02767C

Course Snapshot

Course Duration:
Full Time: 3 Years
Accelerate: 2 Years

Next intake: March, 2019

Location: Melbourne or Sydney

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