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  • 36 months
    Duration
The BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion course from Manchester Metropolitan University offers a creative, exploratory and dynamic approach to studying promotion in the fashion industry. This distinctive course covers the visual and creative processes of fashion promotion, underpinned with business content and cultural and contextual theory.
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Overview

The flexible design of this (Hons) Fashion Promotion course from Manchester Metropolitan University will enable you to tailor your studies to your individual interests and will allow you to explore creative areas including: fashion photography and film, digital communication, fashion styling, social media, website design, journalism and brand communication. You will be expected to explore your field of study through research, investigation and practice, and also to observe new cultural perspectives. The business elements of the course will encourage you to engage with entrepreneurial practice and practical activity, allowing you to apply your knowledge and skills to live professional and industry briefs.

You will have the opportunity to benefit from real-world learning experiences during study trips both in the UK and internationally. Previously, students have travelled to London, New York, Copenhagen and Shanghai as part of the course and have visited industry head offices, educational partners, studios, galleries and trade shows.   

We also offer a four year sandwich route option that gives you the opportunity to spend your third year on an industry placement to enhance your employability.

You will complete the course with a strong, industry-ready portfolio of visual work relevant to your career preferences. Graduates will be able to apply for positions in areas such as online marketing, public relations, brand management, styling, photography and events.  

Careers

Due to the academic and creative balance that this course offers, we find that our graduates are highly employable.

A wide variety of employment opportunities exist across the sector and include traditional retail, fashion and cosmetics brands as well as new online platforms and PR agencies.

Our students go on to work in roles relevant to promotional practice, and our graduates hold jobs titles such as Visual Merchandiser, Stylist Coordinator, Content Marketing Assistant, Search Engine Optimisation Assistant, Brand Assistant, Creative Executive, Digital Production Assistant and Press Assistant.

Previous graduates have gone on to work at companies such as Harrods, Regatta, Puma, Reiss, Pretty Little Thing, boohoo, Beauty Bay, Warehouse, Private White V.C. and Stir PR. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
    • 4 years sandwich

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

    Courses include:

    • Fashion Promotion 
    • Visual Communication 
    • Showcase
    • Fashion Cultures 
    • Fashion Business Contexts

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:

      6

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      79

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    General Requirements

    • 112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BBC) or acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).

    Specific GCSE requirements

    • GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg Functional Skills) may be considered.

    Non Tariffed Qualifications

    • 112 UCAS Tariff Points from Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with at least 45 credits at Level 3

    International Baccalaureate points

    • 26 IB Diploma Points

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    Tuition Fee

    • International

      14500 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 14500 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 Manchester

    • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
      Living Costs

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

    Funding

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