• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This multi-disciplinary, industry-relevant the BA in Fashion Communication and Styling (Hons) at Middlesex University gives you the opportunity to work with a wide range of media and visual communication methods central to the fashion industry including styling, photography, graphic communication, film and show production.

About

Why study the BA in Fashion Communication and Styling (Hons) at Middlesex University?

The continued development of new media platforms has led to an increase in opportunities for disseminating fashion trends and advertising fashion product which has resulted in a greater demand for fashion image-makers and innovators in communication design

Our diverse degree takes an innovative approach to the production of contemporary fashion media. We have a reputation for producing a broad range of high quality creative work using traditional and digital media, exploring emerging technologies and new promotional platforms. Our graduates go on to work in areas including styling, photography, graphic design, art direction and curation.

In the second year of study you will choose to follow one of three specialist pathways in Art Direction, Styling or Photography and Film. You will gain a variety of key practical skills in print, photography, digital design, and film and develop your own personal aesthetic and are encouraged to consider the commercial viability of your ideas in relation to current trends.

This studio-based and interdisciplinary degree allows the exploration of alternative approaches to the communication of fashion exploration of a range of media whilst encouraging you to consider your own personal style and direction. We encourage creativity, problem solving and independent thinking at every stage of the course. You will learn not only the knowledge and practical skills essential for a successful career in fashion media but also develop a range of abilities that will enhance your employability in other industries.

Course highlights

  • Close to central London, we are well positioned to give you direct access to the fashion industry through live industry-sponsored projects, talks from leading industry experts and a six-week industry work placement with your choice of fashion practitioner as they work towards London Fashion Week
  • You will make full use of our extensive workshops, including state-of-the-art photography and reprographics facilities to help you realise your ideas
  • You will learn from experienced tutors - our staff are active practitioners in the fashion industry, working in fashion design (for example, Martine Rose), filmmaking, art direction, photography and for both print and online publications
  • At the end of your degree you will exhibit your work at the FCSMDX graduate show and the Middlesex University Degree Show
  • Our varied and extensive library resources support your research not just with books, but also wonderful collections of film, databases, the most up to date and archived journals and magazines and a museum collection of 3D pieces including historical dress and accessories
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Career

This degree leads to a diverse range of fashion media roles including stylist, photographer, fashion editor, art director, casting agent, graphic designer, PR consultant and illustrator.

Success stories

Graduates from the fashion courses at Middlesex include internationally known illustrator and art director Richard Gray, menswear designer Martine Rose and Richard Sloan, stylist and art director who has worked with Kylie Minogue and Lily Allen.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fashion Communication Skills
  • Communication, Collaboration and Production
  • Visual Communication Research
  • Fashion History and Theory
  • Fashion Communication Practice
  • Fashion Communication Internship
  • Industry, Media and Audience

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • 112 UCAS points
  • We will consider all applications on their individual merit; successful applicants should demonstrate suitability, dedication and fitness for their chosen programme of study. 
  • All candidates are asked to submit evidence of previous production and creative practice, normally presented as a portfolio. 
  • As far as possible, students are invited to attend for interview and will be offered the opportunity to view the facilities and meet appropriate staff and students. 
  • Where prior qualifications are not available, applicants with appropriate experience will be assessed on the evidence of their commitment and the quality of their portfolio.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

You can apply for a student loan to cover the cost of your tuition during your studies. This loan means that you will not have to pay fees upfront yourself and instead can repay the cost of your degree once you have graduated and are earning over a certain amount.

If this is your second undergraduate degree, at the same level or lower than what you previously studied, you may not be eligible for a student loan.

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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