MBA Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR27000 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR27000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Bologna, Italy
The MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods concentration offers a unique opportunity to blend theory with experience thanks to the exclusive expertise of the most successful Italian companies in these sectors. The Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods course is offered by Bologna Business School.



Attending this program participants will be trained to become talented successful mangers for these leading companies. Students will be able to experience first-hand the specific knowledge that Italy has developed in these fields joining creativity, style and unique managerial skills.

The “Made in Italy” brand has become a synonym for luxury and high quality. The success obtained by Italian companies dedicated to fashion and design has its roots in an incomparable tradition within this sector. The MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods keeps the pace with an ever evolving market, which has maintained a strong bond with the past.

The Global MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods at Bologna Business School is a 12 month full-time program, taught entirely in English. This program is dedicated to students who already have a solid working background. During the first term, class activities will focus on general management, while starting from the second term, participants will study specialized subjects regarding Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods. The program is complete when students complete a 500 hour internship. The internship will help students to improve their problem solving skills, apply their newly developed knowledge as well as give them the opportunity to face actual situations that arise within the business world.

Our programs provide an exciting and fulfilling learning experience by offering optimal class sizes, by integrating real-life case studies, as well as by providing students with the opportunity become a part of the BBS community.

Career Development

Creating employability is one of the primary goals of our MBA program which is achieved through systematic career development approach as well as an ongoing effort to effectively align the professional projects of our students with the needs expressed by businesses.

The internship acts as a perfect professional springboard, especially considering the fact that just six months after graduation, Bologna Business School has historically achieved a 97% placement.

The Career Development Department will help participants pursue their career goals and will support them throughout the job seeking process. This specialized department is dedicated to career exploration and fulfillment. A qualified career counselor will assist students with a variety of services and resources including job searching strategies, interview skills, resume development, career/personality assessments and much more.

Career Development Sessions:

A dedicated career development session is held as part of the initial work placement program. This workshop is focused on managerial employability, an overview of successful tips for interviewing as well as arranging mock interviews.

Career Advice:

Throughout the academic year, counselors will explore and evaluate the students’ education, training, work history, interests, skills and personal traits to assist in choosing a career.

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • EUR27000 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR27000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.


The fees include all academic materials via the online learning platform, all the facilities of Bologna Business School including use of the computers and secure personal Wi-Fi accounts, access to the study areas and gym, as well as a student discount in the School’s cafeteria. Free parking is also available within the School’s grounds.

In addition, with your University of Bologna Student Card you will have access to all university facilities with more than 100 libraries (including online subscriptions and databases), the 3 city centre canteens and all university student related discount offers.

Credits (ECTS) 72 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • Industrial Design And Branding
  • Business Development Laboratory
  • Business Planning
  • Communication Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Fashion And Accessories: Perfumes And Eyewear
  • Financial And Managerial Accounting
  • Gemology And Watches
  • International Business Law
  • International Finance
  • Leadership Seminars
  • Luxury Goods: Boats, Cars And Motorbikes
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Analysis: Leading People And Organizations
  • Production And Logistics
  • Professional Development
  • Quantitative Methods For Business I & Ii
  • Team Working

English Language Requirements

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In order to apply it is necessary to have:

  • a Bachelor’s Degree (must have been obtained at least two years before the enrolment deadline)
  • 2+ years of qualified work experience
  • English language proficiency
Documents that must be sent:
  • Application form
  • Curriuclum Vitae
  • Diploma and transcript for your qualifying degree
  • Passport photocopy
  • Motivational letter
  • Reference letter(s) (optional but advised)
  • English certificates
  • GMAT or GRE results (optional)
  • Signed copies of your eligibility summary sheet and a receipt of the 60 euro application fee (both downloadable from ‘studenti online’ following registration)
  • Declaration of Value* / Diploma Supplement* / Conditional Enrolment Form

International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Italy when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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