Master of Science International Fashion & Luxury Management

The objective of this program, taught in English, is to prepare a group of select students to pursue their careers on an international level, within the global headquarters, regional head offices, or national subsidiaries of French or other worldwide fashion, luxury or beauty companies. This program allows students to benefit from IFM’s strength: the combination of management and design.
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Key information

Language of instruction: English
  • Fundamentals Year: 12 months
  • Core Year: 15 monts
Degree: level 1 (Master level) with the RNCP (Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles)
Tuition fees:
  • Fundamentals Year
    • €9,000 for EU citizens
    • €12,000 for non-EU citizens
  • Core year
    • €19,000 for EU citizens
    • €25,000 for non-EU citizens
Prerequisites for the Fundamentals Year:
  • 3-year degree of higher education (Bachelor, Licence, Benke)
  • Fluency in English
Prerequisites for the Core Year:
  • 4-year degree of higher education or 3-year degree of higher education and 3 years of full-time work experience
  • Fluency in English
Location: 36 Quai d’Austerlitz, 75013 Paris

Master program

MSc Fundamentals year
  • Courses are structured around five main themes (8 months):
    • Management Fundamentals
    • Culture & Creation
    • Marketing & Retail
    • Innovation, Sustainability & Technology
    • Professional Goals Development
  • Product quality & craft experiential learning
    • Haute Couture
    • Ready-to-wear
    • Shoes
    • Leather Goods
  • Study tours
    • Discovering the characteristics of the local  fashion and luxury industries
    • Taking classes at IFM partner institutions
  • Language classes: French or Italian
  • Internship and short-term work experiences
    • Paris Fashion Week
    • 2- to 4-month retail internship in France or abroad
MSc Core Year
  • Courses are structured around eight main themes (9 months):
    • History and Culture
    • Savoir-faire, Creation and Design
    • Products
    • Marketing
    • Distribution and Retail
    • Strategy, Finance and Operations
    • Innovation, Sustainability & Technology
    • Leadership and Career Development
  • Study tours
    • Two-week trip to Italy
    • Optional study trips within France
  • Language classes: French or Italian
  • Workshops and business cases
    • Interprogram workshop
    • Real-world business cases
  • 6-month internship in France or abroad

Career opportunities

Professional opportunities for graduates of this program are primarily related to international business development, helping to meet the needs of fashion, luxury and beauty brands as they continue reinforcing their presence across global markets. The roles are in functions such as product and visual merchandising, wholesale and retail management, product development, marketing and communications, digital and CRM.

Here are some examples:
  • General Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Senior Management Quality
Partner companies

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