Fashion Communication and Promotion with Diploma in Creative Professional Development (including Year 0) at Norwich University of the Arts - UCAS

Norwich University of the Arts

Degree level: Undergraduate

Fashion Communication and Promotion with Diploma in Creative Professional Development (including Year 0)

Course summary

OVERVIEW BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion at Norwich University of the Arts is designed to enable you, as a talented and self-motivated student, to develop strong ideas and the confidence to implement them through the use of appropriate media and technologies. On our multi-disciplinary course, you will learn to combine analytical, editorial and marketing expertise with your preferred creative skills, whether you are interested in graphic design and illustration, or film and photography. The result will be original and imaginative content driven by your strategies for promotional campaigns, events, magazines and media, both print and digital. YEAR 0 This course includes a Year 0, which promotes developing practical, technical and creative skills and confidence. Building on your prior experience, you will be introduced to some of our workshops to assist your skill development, with an increasing emphasis on professional standards and independent study. The course places emphasis on your personal commitment to study, while supporting you in your progression. KEY FEATURES

  • Share the first-year curriculum with BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and Business, allowing you to study shared core fashion fundamentals including fashion history, contextual awareness, branding, marketing, industry awareness and effective communication techniques
  • Engage with a wider range of topics, examine more complex concepts and explore the use of new media and digital technologies as tools for innovation and creativity within fashion communication and promotion
  • Consider the impact of sustainability and develop forward-thinking ideas that could affect social change through fashion ventures
  • Explore the use of traditional and new media in a wide range of possible avenues for creative practice
  • Have the potential to shape the future of the fashion industry; you could even contribute to the evolution of totally new creative roles
  • Consider fashion communication from conceptual and commercial perspectives, explore a diversity of products and markets and develop an understanding of the interconnected global nature of the industry.
DIPLOMA IN CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT The Diploma in Creative Professional Development offers undergraduate students the chance to spend a year between Year 2 and 3 of their course exploring their employability options through a structured programme of input sessions and work-based learning. The aim of the course is to provide you with an opportunity to gain industry insight, develop your employability skills through a series of supported experiences, expand your network and build your confidence in the workplace. YOUR FUTURE Your student experience throughout the course will prepare you for progression into employment, self-employment or for further post-graduate study. You will be an independent learner and excellent communicator equipped with a set of specialist and transferable skills necessary to build, evolve and sustain a career within fashion. The course encourages work-related learning and work placements. Dedicated employability workshops covering networking, personal brand building, CV and cover letter writing will assist you in seeking out appropriate opportunities within the industry. Through engagement with industry guests, the Ideas FactoryNUA and bespoke workshops graduates will go on to roles such as stylists, creative directors, art directors, magazine editors and creative account managers for the fashion industry. Following on from their studies students have gone on to secure employment at high-calibre fashion brands/organisations such as Archant, Selfridges, Net A Porter, Saatchi & Saatchi, Jimmy Choo, Hunter and Wonderland. OUR STUDENTS’ WORK Explore our online Graduate Showcase – celebrating the very best Norwich University of the Arts graduate work. Explore


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Assessment method

The University assesses you through the coursework you produce as you complete each unit. Each unit will require you to present a portfolio of work which may include finished pieces of work, written work, your research, and a reflective journal which allows you to evaluate your learning and highlight your strengths and areas for further development. You can find out more information about our assessment methods at

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Norwich welcomes applicants of all ages from all backgrounds. Your application will be primarily assessed through your portfolio, responses to questions asked and personal statement, so even if you have no formal qualifications or do not meet our typical offers it can still be worth applying. If you are studying at the time of your application and your application is successful it is likely that you will receive a conditional offer. If the qualification that you are studying is not shown, do not worry as we are able to accept other pre-entry qualifications as well as combinations of different qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18000 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Fashion Communication and Promotion with Diploma in Creative Professional Development (including Year 0) at Norwich University of the Arts - UCAS