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Beauty Marketing and Journalism (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
Virtual open day

Program description

Beauty Marketing and Journalism (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our Beauty Marketing and Journalism (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) is designed to provide you with academic skills to begin an undergraduate degree – ideal if you can’t meet the entry requirements for our standard three-year course.Beauty is a growing industry and shoppers are being more savvy with the products they’re buying, seeking information from bloggers, magazines and social media influencers. This course will introduce you to this fast-paced industry and provide you with the expertise to become a valuable asset for employers in the sector.

Our Beauty Marketing and Journalism (Including Foundation Year) bachelor’s course will introduce you to digital media, film, journalism, communications and traditional media, while providing you with academic skills in the foundation year. The subsequent three years will focus on journalism and marketing in the beauty industry.

During this foundation year you’ll work on improving your academic skills, including essay writing, research and critical thinking skills. This will ensure that you are ready and confident to begin more in-depth study at undergraduate level.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • At least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
  • English Language at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent, eg Functional Skills at Level 2) – if you meet UCAS points criteria but obtained a grade D/3 in English you may be offered a University test in this areas.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Introduction : Film, TV and Broadcast Media
  • Introduction: Digital Media
  • Introduction: Journalism and Writing for Media
  • Introduction: Media and Communications
  • Fashion History and Concepts
  • Journalism: History and Ideas
  • Practical Journalism
  • Principles and Practice in Marketing
  • Fashion Branding and Journalism
  • Journalism Work Placement
  • Media Law and Ethics; Public Administration
  • Newsroom Production
  • Beauty Through the Ages: A Critical History of Beauty
  • Styling and Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Creating Packages
  • Fashion Journalism Project
  • Journalism Project
  • Fashion Writing and Reporting
  • Global Fashion Strategy
  • Psychology in the Beauty Industry
  • Science, Technology, Environment and Health Journalism

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £12,700 per year

Career opportunities

The course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to begin a career in the beauty industry, in such roles as:

  • beauty critic
  • journalist
  • writer
  • advertising executive
  • PR professional
  • merchandiser

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About this institute

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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