• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
This Fashion Promotion (Hons) degree at University of South Wales prepares students who are passionate about fashion to enter a dynamic, fast moving, innovative industry. You will create original content and solve problems across a range of media, learning how to combine marketing expertise with creative skill provide the platform for successful communication.
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During this Fashion Promotion (Hons) degree at University of South Wales you will experience a range of communication methods exploring the importance of brand identity, consumer psychology, fashion photography, creative direction, digital marketing, emerging concepts, innovation and the role of fashion in society. You will develop practical professional experience through short internships or a 12-month work placement at the end of your second year.

Previous Fashion Promotion students and graduates have launched their careers at John Lewis, Topshop, Next, Hussein Chalayan, River Island, Holy Grail Beauty, Harvey Nichols, whilst others have carved out enterprising careers as freelancers and new business start ups.


The skills and knowledge gained on this fashion promotion course will equip you for a range of career paths. Students interested in specialising in graphic communication, journalism or photography are encouraged and assisted with applications for further study at Masters level.

Many students elect to undertake placements or internships. Recent examples include a number of high profile fashion brands:

  • Urban Outfitters
  • Display One
  • Toast
  • Hudson Bay (Canada)
  • Esquire Magazine
  • Market Fit Group (China)
  • Giles Deacon
  • Alexander McQueen
  • Fred Perry
  • Matthew Williamson PR
  • Oxfam
  • Crew Clothing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Fashion Promotion
  • Colour and Trend Forecasting
  • Consumer Behaviour in Fashion
  • Fashion Brand Promotion
  • Fashion Styling
  • Fashion in Context 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer
BCC - CDD to include a relevant art and design subject (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical Welsh BACC Offer
Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level with a relevant art and design subject (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical BTEC Offer
BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass in a relevant subject (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical IB Offer
Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Cardiff

  • 628 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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