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Fashion Communication and Promotion

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent.

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent. GCSE Maths grade C/4 or GCSE Science grade C/4 or equivalent

120 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-level or equivalent qualification

120 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualifications

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

UCAS Tariff

120

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Fashion

On this course you will investigate, develop and create meaningful and forward-thinking forms of visual communication, promotion and advertising. The focus is on the visual communication of brands through which innovative messages and narratives for products and services are built for the global fashion and lifestyle industries.

**Key features**

- Work on live projects with brands such as All Saints, Boots, BMW, Levi, Speedo, Topshop, Reiss and Unilever.

- Enter industry competitions like L’Oréal Brandstorm and All Walks Beyond the Catwalk’s Diversity NOW! where our students have had great success.

- Benefit from the experience of guest speakers and visiting industry experts.

- Go on optional study trips to places like New York, Paris, Berlin, and Tokyo. Visit companies, exhibitions and trade fairs to learn about the international market.

- Apply for a European or international exchange to places like the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

- There is an opportunity to work on a student committee to plan, design and take part in events that promote your work including Zine fairs, degree shows and Graduate Fashion Week.

- Learn to use software such as Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, so you can develop your creative ideas to communicate with consumers.

- NTU are ranked 16th in the UK for Fashion and Textiles. (The Guardian University Guide 2021).

- 90% of BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion students would recommend studying at NTU to others. (National Student Survey 2020).

**Assessment**

Assessment for this course is 100% through coursework. You will be assessed at the end of each module and awarded a grade.

**Employability**

Our students secure fashion communication and promotion related jobs both nationally and internationally, in areas such as advertising; art direction and styling; digital communication and web design; fashion analysis and trend prediction; fashion media and journalism; PR and event management; and retailing and visual merchandising. Students also use their well-developed transferable skills for alternative careers in freelance promotion and media roles, and in teaching. Some decide to undertake postgraduate study in fashion or a related subject. Recent destinations include: Dr Martens, Global Radio, Primark, L’Oréal, F&F Clothing and Zone Digital.

**Your space to create at NTU**

We’re committed to helping you explore, expand and refine your craft, as you discover new creative horizons with some truly great tools, equipment and workspaces. Visit our facilities hub at **www.ntu.ac.uk/artfacilities** to find out more.

**Our students’ work – ‘We Are Creatives’**

Explore our online showcase ‘We Are Creatives’ - celebrating the work of the School of Art & Design students. You will find a sneak peak of some of our students’ work and gain a real insight into what it’s like to be part of the NTU creative community at **wearecreativesntu.art**

Modules

[Year One]

- Fashion Communication and Contexts (60 credit points, first half of the year)
- Fashion Promotion and Message (60 credit points, second half of the year)

[Year Two]

- Applied Creative Process (40 credit points, first which half of the year)
- Creative Concepts and Professional Context (40 credit points, second which half of the year)
- Co Lab: Research, Exploration and Risk-taking (20 credit points, second half of the year)
- Optional module - you will also choose one 20-credit module from:
Trend Forecasting
Publishing: Experimental Formats
Ethical Design
Digital Marketing and Communication
Telling Stories
Responding to the Visual World
Typography: Use and Expression

[Final year]

- Personal and Professional Practice (20 credit points, full year)
- Negotiated Projects (100 credit points, full year)

The Uni


Course location:

City Campus

Department:

School of Art and Design

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

82%
med
Fashion

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Design studies

Teaching and learning

83%
Staff make the subject interesting
87%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

85%
Library resources
91%
IT resources
89%
Course specific equipment and facilities
67%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

86%
UK students
14%
International students
8%
Male students
92%
Female students
73%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Design studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£20,000
high
Average annual salary
98%
high
Employed or in further education
75%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

40%
Design occupations
22%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
5%
Customer service occupations

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Creative arts and design

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£18k

£18k

£23k

£23k

£27k

£27k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Lower entry requirements
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