• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

As part of the global fashion industry, the fashion stylist and communicator creates visual stories, employs technologies and exploits promotional platforms. You’ll learn how to engage with audiences and tell ‘style stories’ to transform fashion products from just objects into modern must-have trends.

You’ll become proficient in visual research, illustration and storyboarding, and project management. You’ll work collaboratively with peers and industry experts and foster a network of future career contacts and opportunities.

Key features

  • DMU is ranked in the Top 10 for Fashion and Textiles in the UK, according to The Guardian University Guide 2020
  • Learn about the technical elements of successful event styling and production – including the creation of image, film and graphics.
  • Gain the skills and confidence you’ll need to act as a consultant to industry partners.
  • Study a wide and practical range of topics including computer-aided design (CAD), pattern cutting and garment manufacture, and fashion illustration.
  • Cover areas including visual research, illustration, storyboarding, audience analysis, styling, photography, fashion graphics and film, editorial development, event styling and production, freelance/self-employment skills and project management.
  • Take part in national and international competitions to gain experience of working to a client brief and benefit from raising your profile within the industry.

Graduate careers

We expect graduates of the Fashion Communication and Styling (Hons) programme at the De Montfort University  to go on to a variety of areas within the fashion styling and communication industries such as journalist contributors, media commentators, editors stylists, fashion researchers, show producers, show curators and art directors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      Not available for International. 

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fashion Styling
  • Photography and Video for Fashion
  • Visuals and Illustration
  • Communication Creation
  • Design Cultures 
  • Professional and Promotional Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

  • Art and Design Foundation or
  • 112 points from at least 2 A-levels 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
  • Plus five GCSEs grades 9-4 including English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above.
  • Additional qualifications include:

  • Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent) and GCSE  English (Language or Literature) at grade 4 or above.
  • We will normally require students have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course.
  • We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 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

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Funding

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