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Course summary

BA(Hons) Fashion Communication was developed alongside industry experts and has produced Graduate Fashion Week award-winners across several categories. This interdisciplinary, practice-led course enables you to explore how we communicate fashion through different creative media. Why study fashion communication? The fashion industry employs over 400,000 people in the UK alone, and engages and inspires global audiences through diverse media. Fashion brands use a range of platforms and techniques to speak to existing and new customers. To do this, they need professionals with a solid understanding of contemporary culture and fashion. Studying fashion communication will introduce you to a variety of roles and specialisms. The knowledge and network you'll develop will open the door to many careers paths in the fashion industry and beyond, from fashion film and photography to marketing, advertising, and event management. Why UWE Bristol? BA(Hons) Fashion Communication is a creative interdisciplinary course based at Arnolfini, one of Europe's leading centres for the contemporary arts. As a member of Graduate Fashion Week, the course has produced previous award winners and offers opportunities for you to showcase your work nationally and overseas. Our staff are experts in their field and have strong relationships with the fashion industry, so you'll benefit from regular input from professionals in practice. Working closely with specialists enables us to keep the curriculum current and relevant. Where possible, participate in live briefs and collaborative projects with industry experts and attend sector events and workplace visits. Gain valuable experience through professional practice and internships, where you'll see the fashion industry in action. Where can it take me? Fashion communication can take you in many directions, opening doors to many careers. Thanks to our blend of traditional and hands-on learning, you'll gain real-world knowledge and experience, standing you in good stead for your professional career. As a fashion communication graduate, you'll be equipped with the hands-on skills needed to become a photographer, stylist, trend forecaster, fashion editor, digital marketer or visual merchandiser.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

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We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.

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Fashion Communication (with Foundation Year) at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS