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Fashion Media & Promotion

University Centre South Essex

UCAS Code: W213 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

M:15

15 credits at Merit or above

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language GCSE at grade C (4) or above, OR a Level 2 equivalent such as functional skills

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Graphic design

Web and multimedia design

This programme offers direct entry to the fashion industry, specifically for careers in fashion media, promotion, marketing, public relations, styling, fashion buying, creative publishing, branding and trend forecasting. The programme embraces changing technologies in the fashion media and promotion sectors, with an emphasis on digital applications and the integration of digital media within branding and promotional strategies. Students will develop a personal signature within creative direction whilst generating concepts suitable for a broad range of clients across the fashion and lifestyle industry. The course has a strong commitment to work-based learning opportunities in the form of work experience, live projects, competitions, vocational projects and placements within the specialist area of Fashion Media and Promotion, through close links and ongoing relationships with a range of industry contacts. The course is designed and led by tutors who are industry experts from the fields of fashion promotion, styling, photography, fashion journalism, graphics and branding.

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4)

- Fashion Promotion Landscape
- Visual and Cultural Contexts
- Trend Forecasting
- Visual Design Skills
- Fashion Styling & Photography
- Fashion Narrative
- Brand Promotion through Integrated Media

Year 2 (Level 5)

- Digital Image
- Cultural Contexts and Dissertation Proposal
- Personal Directed Project
- Work Placement / Work-related Learning
Year 3 (Level 6)
- Dissertation
- Honours Project
- Critical Reflection and Personal Promotion
- Industry Solutions

Assessment methods

Coursework is assessed in a range of different ways in order to accommodate a variety of learning styles and aptitudes. Assessment methods include research files or digital records, technical folders, portfolio submissions, group presentations, academic written reports, professional brand documents, blogs, physical or digital dossiers. There are no examinations. Formative, ungraded feedback is offered throughout the programme, by way of tutorials, critiques, informal presentations and peer/self assessment, all of which provide students with useful feedback to help develop their work towards their final unit assessments.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£8,000
per year
EU
£17,930
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,000
per year
Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre Southend

Department:

Faculty of Higher Education

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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.

81%
med
Graphic design
81%
med
Web and multimedia design

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

96%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
93%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
89%
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

81%
Library resources
89%
IT resources
93%
Course specific equipment and facilities
85%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

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

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

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.

£12k

£12k

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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