Capital College UAE in partnership with Rome Business School launches the world's 40th ranked Master in Fashion & Design Management

The first of its kind in the Middle East

Capital College UAE in partnership with Rome Business School launches the world's 40th ranked Master in Fashion Design Management

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Capital College, UAE’s leading higher education institution launches Master in Fashion & Design Management as a new program in exclusive partnership with Europe’s most international university, Rome Business School. The program is set to launch in the upcoming months where UAE and KSA students will be able to attain an international qualification from Rome. This Master’s program is ranked 40th worldwide and is recognized by the Eduniversal’s Best Masters and MBA 2019.

The accredited postgraduate program is a one-year rigorous program where students will develop management skills to work in the design and fashion industries. Considering the current climate, students can enrol for both online and blended modes of study wherein the former, students will attend lectures at Capital College UAE, whereas in the latter, they can complete the program at the comfort of their homes. At the end of the program, the student will attain 60ECTS irrespective of the mode of study along with dual qualification - a Master’s degree in Fashion & Design Management from Rome Business School and a similar qualification from Valencia International University (VIU). 

The Master’s program is set under the 4 key pillars including creating a long-term vision, a strong business model, enhancing design management skills and communication making it a one-of-a-kind program for all students who aspire to become managers and c-level executives in the creative industry. The program is structured to provide meticulous training to young graduates with a relevant background in areas such as visual merchandising, product management, branding, retail and store management, communication and sales, and e-commerce. Some of the professions students can venture into post this qualification include fashion and design specialists, trend researchers, fashion communicators and brand associates.

Commenting on the launch, Dr Vikas Nand Kumar Batheja, Co-Founder & Director, Capital College states “We are extremely excited to welcome students to enrol for this Master’s program as it truly is a one-of-a-kind program that trains students to become entrepreneurs and managers in the creative industry. Also, with the global apparel and retail market set to reach $3.3 trillion by 2030, it makes it highly relevant for students to receive an international qualification right here in the UAE. Another added value that students must bank on is the large alumni network where they can meet graduates who have made a successful career in the creative sectors.”

Adding to it, Dr Sanjay Batheja, Co-Founder & Director, Capital College comments “This can be a great opportunity for our students to not just get quality affordable education but to also be a part of an international experience. Through our partnership with Rome Business School, students can even transfer to the mother campus and complete their study in Italy. All in all, with such high ranking combined with affordability, accessibility and convenience, this is a program that cannot be missed for fashion and design enthusiasts.

In addition to the Master in Fashion & Design Management, Capital College also offers 59th ranked International MBA in partnership with Rome Business School. The B-school has attained a whopping 96% placement rate where over 13,500 students were offered employment and internship opportunities. Furthermore, almost 40% of their students find employment after the completion of the Master’s degree while 27% within one year of their study duration.

About Capital College

Capital College UAE, is a leading education institution in the UAE and has been operational in the United Arab Emirates since 1998. The college has other prestigious partnerships with Glyndwr University (North Wales Business School), London College of Arts in the United Kingdom and also with Westcliff University in California. To find out more about their programs, enrolments, intakes and more, visit Capital College website at 

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