Fashion Communication with Business Studies (Hons), B.A. | University of Brighton | Brighton, United Kingdom
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Fashion Communication with Business Studies (Hons)

36 months
15300 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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.


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, visual promotion, social media and multi-platform thinking. You will be encouraged to approach your work creatively and experimentally and think critically about topics. Fashion Communication with Business Studies (Hons) is offered by University of Brighton.

Fashion at Brighton is internationally respected and you will work closely with designers from fashion and textiles courses, undertaking projects that mirror industry practices. You will specialise in your second year. You’ll learn from industry professionals and business studies forms an integral part of the course – you will learn to prepare business plans and think in terms of enterprise and entrepreneurship.


Your Fashion Communication with Business Studies degree provides subject knowledge and expertise and opportunities to put what you learn into practice with work-related experience.

  • You will develop valuable transferable skills such as a critical thinking and writing, independent research and analysis.
  • The course will equip you with excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills.
  • Live briefs from companies which have included Puma or WGSN, give you industry insight and experience.
  • Projects could include producing publications with each student taking on a specific role such as photographer, writer, editor, stylist etc.
  • A programme of visiting industry professionals give you a window a window into the fashion and publishing industry.

Programme Structure


  • Study Skills in the Creative Industries
  • Fashion Photography and Styling
  • Fashion Illustration and Imaging
  • Visual Promotion
  • Market Research and Business in the Creative Industries
  • Design and Culture Under Scrutiny
  • Fashion photography and styling
  • Fashion imaging, film and interaction
  • Visual promotion
  • Fashion Communication Research, Investigation and Proposal – Theory and Practice
  • Fashion Communication Final Project and Portfolio
  • Design Management and Business Plan


Mark Wells, course leader, is a senior lecturer at the University of Brighton and a practising interaction designer. His research interests explore the intersectionality of the digital and analogue spaces.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels or BTEC

Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BBB–BCC (120–104 UCAS Tariff points), or BTEC Extended Diploma DDM–MMM.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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