You can do a degree before joining a retail company graduate scheme. Employers recruit from a range of degree subjects. Some particularly relevant subjects include:
- fashion buying and merchandising
- fashion and business
- retail business management
You could choose a course that includes a year's work placement to get relevant experience alongside your qualification. Or you could gain experience from a part-time job or a summer internship.
Your university careers service can help you to find part-time roles, placements and internships.
You'll usually need:
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree