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Fashion Industry Essentials

999 USD/full
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The Fashion Industry Essentials programme offered by The New School provides an exciting overview of the fashion industry, with more than 70 on-demand course videos taught by Parsons faculty, Teen Vogue editors, and leading fashion industry experts.


The Fashion Industry Essentials programme offered by The New School has carefully crafted assignments help students develop skills and gain valuable insights into the fashion industry. They learn to build a portfolio, prepare for a job interview, and apply to a fashion degree program that will prepare them to build a successful future in fashion.

What You’ll Gain

  • Familiarity with the skills, tools, and materials of fashion design and production
  • A solid grasp of the way fashion is conceived for the global marketplace
  • An understanding of the production process and its terminology
  • Social media tools and next-generation strategies for marketing to customers

How You’ll Learn

  • Engaging video lectures and interviews with industry experts
  • Entirely self-paced courses, designed to accommodate your busy schedule
  • Project-based learning focused on developing real-world skills and portfolio assets
  • Flexibility to review course content and complete assignments at any time

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Unlocking Visual Style
  • Thinking Like a Designer
  • Understanding Fashion Production
  • Working in Fashion Media
  • Developing Fashion Marketing and PR Skills

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Who Should Enroll

  • Learners curious about the design side of the fashion industry
  • Anyone interested in the marketing, merchandising, and retailing of fashion, fashion history, or the globalization of fashion
  • Students and professionals considering a career move into fashion

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    999 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 999 USD for the full programme
  • National

    999 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 999 USD for the full programme


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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