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Fashion Communication: Fashion Communication and Promotion (Hons), B.A.

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  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Fashion Communication: Fashion Communication and Promotion (Hons) programme from University of the Arts London (UAL) nurtures students to become innovative, informed, responsible writers, communicators and promoters, central to the industry's future. It is part of the Fashion programme.

Why choose this course at Central Saint Martins

  • Pathway structure: On BA Fashion Communication, you can choose to study one of three pathways: Fashion Communication and Promotion; Fashion History and Theory; and Fashion Journalism.
  • Professionals and sponsors: The course provides opportunities for collaboration with external professionals and sponsors. Previously, these have included Alexander McQueen, Birkenstock, Christian Dior, Liberty, L'Oréal Professionnel, Louis Vuitton, MatchesFashion.com, Paul Smith, Puma, Stella McCartney, SHOWstudio, the Terrence Higgins Trust and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
  • Visiting professionals: All pathways are led by academics and supported by industry practitioners. Visiting lecturers have included Anat Ben-David, Anna Burns, Robin Derrick, Kathryn Ferguson, Mandi Lennard, Penny Martin, Raven Smith and Iain R Webb.
  • First-hand insight: The course is taught alongside BA Fashion at the College. This gives you direct insight into fashion design in the making, enhancing your subject awareness.

Careers 

BA Fashion Communication graduates work across a very wide spectrum of careers in fashion. From curators and archivists to journalists, stylists, photographers, fashion show producers, illustrators, editors and retailers the range of career opportunities is diverse.

Many of our graduates have gone on to work with fashion companies throughout the world:Love Magazine | Port Magazine | The Telegraph | Pop Magazine | Acne Paper, Burberry | 10 Magazine | SHOWstudio.com | Grazia Magazine | Six Creative | Vogue.com | Reiss | Proud Galleries | Gainsborough & Whiting Show Production | Alexander McQueen | Burberry | Margaret Howell | Bonhams | Asos.com | Daphne Guinness Collection | Christian Louboutin | Somerset House | Topman | Urban Outfitters | i-D | The Face | Net-a-Porter

Others have gained a reputation as important fashion creatives:

Ib Kamara | Campbell Addy | Hanna Moon | Joyce Ng | Gareth Wrighton | Holly Hay | Andrew Davis | Laura Bradley | Kay Barron | Tamsin Blanchard | Alex Fury | James Sherwood | Alexandra Gordienko | Julie Grieve | Jeremy Langmead

Recent graduates have also entered postgraduate study at the following institutions:

Royal College of Art | Goldsmiths | London College of Fashion | Royal College of Art/Victoria and Albert Museum | The Courtauld Institute of Art

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      4 years with Optional Diploma in Professional Studies

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

Programme Structure

  • In Fashion Communication and Promotion , you will explore how fashion is communicated and promoted creatively through different media. 
  • The curriculum includes photography, fashion illustration, graphics and branding, trends, styling, public relations, fashion film, fashion show production, set and installation design and the creative use of new digital platforms. 
  • Core elements of the programme set out to develop communications awareness through investigation and analysis of the relationship of word to image; related aspects of professional practice are addressed through seminars and workshops. In all contexts, the emphasis is on professionalism, flexibility and teamwork.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

One or a combination of the following accepted full Level 3 qualifications:

  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3 or 4) and one A Level at grade C or above
  • Merit, Pass, Pass (MPP) at BTEC Extended Diploma (preferred subjects include Art, Art and Design or Design and Technology)
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma equivalent to 64 UCAS tariff points (preferred subjects include Art, Art and Design or Design and Technology)
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3 or 4) plus equivalent EU/international qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma

And three GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*–C).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22920 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

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Funding

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