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Fashion Communication with Business Studies (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Brighton, United Kingdom
Study fashion communication at Brighton and gain the skills and knowledge to work in the global fashion industry. Fashion Communication with Business Studies (Hons) is offered by University of Brighton.
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This course provides a solid foundation for a career in areas including fashion photography, styling, publishing, fashion film, forecasting, creative and art direction, picture editing, PR or visual merchandising. And in a city of thriving creative culture, Brighton will prepare you for employment in the UK’s leading creative employer.Fashion Communication with Business Studies (Hons) is offered by University of Brighton.

Fashion at Brighton is internationally respected. Taught by experienced industry professionals, this course is designed to respond to demands from the fashion industry.

Business studies forms an integral part of the course, you will learn to prepare business plans and think in terms of enterprise and entrepreneurship. With the opportunity to take an optional placement year at a fashion organisation, you will graduate with established industry contacts and an excellent portfolio of work experience.


Fashion has a distinguished reputation at Brighton and our graduates leave with the creative skills and business knowledge to equip them in this fast-moving industry. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      With placement year 4 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


  • Study Skills in the Creative Industries
  • Introduction to Fashion Photography and Styling
  • Introduction to Fashion Illustration and Imaging
  • Introduction to Visual Promotion
  • Market Research and Business in the Creative Industries
  • Design and Culture Under Scrutiny

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.

General Requirements

A-levels or BTEC

Art foundation diploma

Pass. A foundation diploma is not a requirement for entry – it is just one of a range of qualifications that is accepted for admission to this course. 

International Baccalaureate

30 points.

Access to HE diploma

Pass with 60 credits overall. Art and design courses preferred. At least 45 credits at level 3, and 30 credits must be at merit or above.

GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4) At least English language and maths.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14604 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14604 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 Brighton

  • 815 - 1390 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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