• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


In this Fashion Communication and Styling (Hons) programme from De Montfort University you will learn the technical production of image, film, event styling and production.  

You are encouraged to work collaboratively with both peers and various sectors of the industry to develop team-working skills and grow your network of future career opportunities.

As part of the fast paced and dynamic world of fashion, the Fashion Stylist and communicator manipulates visual stories, employs technologies and exploits promotional platforms. They engage with audiences, telling style stories to transform fashion products from just objects into modern must-have trends.

Typical areas of study include:

  • Visual research
  • Illustration and storyboarding
  • Audience analysis
  • Styling
  • Photography
  • Fashion film
  • Editorial development
  • Event styling
  • Fashion graphics
  • Computer aided design
  • Freelance/self-employment skills
  • Project management

Graduate careers

The fashion industry has an increasing need for talent in the wider areas of styling, concept and image. Successful graduates of the course are expected to go on to careers within the fashion styling and communication industries as:

  • Journalist contributors
  • Media Commentators Promoters
  • Editors Stylists
  • Researchers
  • Show producers
  • Curators
  • Art directors

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fashion Styling
  • Communication Creation
  • Photography
  • Visuals and Illustration
  • Design Cultures 
  • Concept to Consumer
  • Fashion Event Styling
  • Image and Moving Image

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

  • Art and Design Foundation or
  • 112 points from at least 2 A ‘levels and including grade C in Art and Design or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM in an Art and Design related subject or
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points  including Art and Design
  • GCSEs - Five GCSEs grades A* - C  (9-4) including English Language or Literature at grade C/4 or above.
  • Access - Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent) and GCSE  English (Language or Literature) at grade C/4 or above.
  • We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English at grade C/4 or above (if required as part of our standard requirement).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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