Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Fashion Communication and Styling

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Course summary

Overview This multi-disciplinary, industry-relevant degree gives you the opportunity to work with a wide range of media and visual communication methods central to the fashion industry including styling, photography, graphic communication, film and show production. Why study BA Fashion Communication and Styling at Middlesex University? The continued development of new media platforms has led to an increase in opportunities for disseminating fashion trends and advertising fashion product which has resulted in a greater demand for fashion image-makers and innovators in communication design. Our diverse degree takes an innovative approach to the production of contemporary fashion media. We have a reputation for producing a broad range of high quality creative work using traditional and digital media, exploring emerging technologies and new promotional platforms. Our graduates go on to work in areas including styling, photography, graphic design, art direction and curation. In the second year of study you will choose to follow one of three specialist pathways in Art Direction, Styling or Photography and Film. You will gain a variety of key practical skills in print, photography, digital design, and film and develop your own personal aesthetic and are encouraged to consider the commercial viability of your ideas in relation to current trends. This studio-based and interdisciplinary degree allows the exploration of alternative approaches to the communication of fashion exploration of a range of media whilst encouraging you to consider your own personal style and direction. We encourage creativity, problem solving and independent thinking at every stage of the course. You will learn not only the knowledge and practical skills essential for a successful career in fashion media but also develop a range of abilities that will enhance your employability in other industries. Course highlights Close to central London, we are well positioned to give you direct access to the fashion industry through live industry-sponsored projects, talks from leading industry experts and a six-week industry work placement with your choice of fashion practitioner as they work towards London Fashion Week You will make full use of our extensive workshops, including state-of-the-art photography and reprographics facilities to help you realise your ideas You will learn from experienced tutors - our staff are active practitioners in the fashion industry, working in fashion design (for example, Martine Rose), filmmaking, art direction, photography and for both print and online publications At the end of your degree you will exhibit your work at the FCSMDX graduate show and the Middlesex University Degree Show Our varied and extensive library resources support your research not just with books, but also wonderful collections of film, databases, the most up to date and archived journals and magazines and a museum collection of 3D pieces including historical dress and accessories As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Fashion Communication Skills (30 credits) - Compulsory Communication, Collaboration and Production (30 credits) - Compulsory Visual Communication Research (30 credits) - Compulsory Fashion History and Theory (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Fashion Communication Practice (30 credits) – Compulsory Fashion Communication Internship (30 credits) - Compulsory Industry, Media and Audience (30 Credits) - Compulsory Fashion Communication and Styling Placement Year - Optional Year 3 Contextual Studies Research Project (30 credits) - Compulsory Fashion Communication Portfolio (90 credits) - Compulsory


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
WF30
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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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
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Fashion Communication and Styling at Middlesex University - UCAS