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BA (Hons) Fashion Media

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
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Program description

BA (Hons) Fashion Media

You’ll study the complete range of professional disciplines within fashion, from retailing, store management and operations to consumer behaviour, fashion buying and merchandising. You'll also have opportunities to gain practical, hands-on experience, leaving you well-prepared for a range of graduate roles.

The course places a strong emphasis on gaining practical skills and work experience. Past students have had the opportunity to set up their own business at our stunning student-run store, Re:So, which sells a unique mix of fashion, accessories, publications, furniture and art.

Admission requirements

This course is ideally suited to students who want to develop professional written, photographic, digital and design skills to create innovative and exciting content for magazines, digital platforms and social media.

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 20 in each individual component
  • Duolingo English Language Test - 100 overall with minimum of 90 in each component
  • or equivalent.

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


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Program content

Year one

Core modules

  • Retail Environment
  • Marketing Principles
  • Introduction to Fashion Business
  • Ethical and Sustainable Fashion
  • Digital Concepts
  • Fashion Finance

Year two

Core modules

  • Fashion Buying and Merchandising
  • Omni Channel Marketing
  • Fashion Market Research
  • International Fashion Communications
  • Fashion Futures 

Options

  • Retail Consumer Experience
  • Fashion Product Management

Year three

Core modules

  • Research Proposal
  • Work Based Learning
  • Brand Development and Communications
  • Final Major Project 

Options

  • Innovation and Technology
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Scholarships & funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year
  • International full-time fees: £13,800 per year
  • UK, EU and Channel Island placement year fee: £1,425
  • International placement year fee: £1,850

Continuing studies

Graduates from Solent’s Fashion Management and Marketing programme will be well prepared for a range of employment opportunities. Suitable roles include:

  • Fashion marketer
  • Digital marketing
  • Brand manager
  • Multi channel marketing
  • Online content manager
  • Social media coordinator
  • eCommerce manager
  • Fashion journalist
  • Fashion HR
  • Fashion buyer
  • Fashion merchandiser.

Career opportunities

Students graduating from Solent’s BA (Hons) Fashion Media programme will be well prepared for a wide range of graduate level employment opportunities. Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Magazine designer/sub editor
  • Social media editor
  • Magazine journalist
  • Digital content editor
  • Fashion photographer
  • Fashion writer
  • Editor independent fashion/lifestyle publication
  • Fashion influencer marketeer
  • Stylist
  • Copy editor
  • Video content editor
  • Trend forecaster
  • Event planner/event designer

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Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...


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Why study at Solent University

Everything we do at Solent is focused on you – your learning, your life, your career. We offer all of the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you’ll need – all the things employers are looking for. So, when you graduate, you’ll already feel like a professional.

  • Solent’s top areas of research and expertise are the creative and cultural industries, maritime and the environment, and sport, health and wellbeing.
  • Gain work experience with our in-house innovative student enterprises in retail, design and web, TV, music and radio production and event management.
  • Our lively student community is home to over 100 different nationalities – giving our campus and our classrooms a diverse, multicultural feel.

Contact info

Solent University

Solent University
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SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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www.solent.ac.uk

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