BA (Hons) Fashion Journalism- Journalism, Advertising and Marketing Foundation Year (P5W2)




Southampton Solent University

BA (Hons) Fashion Journalism-

-Journalism, Advertising and Marketing Foundation Year

Requirements / Wymagania

PRZEDMIOT (co najmniej 2 przedmioty na poziomie rozszerzonym) POZIOM PODSTAWOWY POZIOM ROZSZERZONY
Średnia z matury ze wszystkich przedmiotów na poziomie podstawowym i rozszerzonym 50% 50%
Z matury z jednego przedmiotu rozszerzonego - 50%
Certyfikat językowy IELTS opcjonalnie jeśli nie spełnisz powyższych wymagań z matury - minimum 6.0 -

About the course

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to deliver editorial content to fashion fans from around the world? This multi-media degree will help you to become an expert at producing cutting-edge fashion content across digital, online and printed media. You’ll study fundamental journalism skills alongside fashion theory, culture and best working practises.

Throughout the course, students will learn a diverse range of journalism and broadcast skills. Students are guided through this curriculum by an in-house team of experienced fashion and journalism professionals, as well as a selection of industry guest speakers. Previous speakers have included fashion author, Agnes Rocamora; Sunday Times fashion commentator, Colin McDowell; fashion critic, Monica Titton; and blogger / beauty writer, Jane Cunningham (British Beauty Blog).

Solent Creatives, our in-house creative marketing agency, can also be found on campus. This enterprise provides Solent students with the opportunity to work with businesses on real-life projects and pitch for paid creative work. This gives students the chance to gain valuable work experience, build a professional portfolio and network in the industry.

Past years have seen students of fashion journalism go on a number of trips, travelling to iconic fashion capitals including Paris and New York to visits publication houses, exhibitions, fashion archives and press events.

Think a career in journalism might be for you? With established industry links, first-class facilities and an emphasis on building a portfolio of published work, Southampton Solent University’s fashion journalism programme is a great way to take the first step into your dream career. 


What does this course lead to?

With a degree in fashion journalism, you’ll have a range of career opportunities – whether you want to cover the catwalk for a national magazine or website, or work in the communications department of a top fashion house, as well as leisure, publishing and fashion industries.

Who is this course for?

Candidates for this fashion journalism programme should be passionate about the subject and confident in their communication and language skills. Students will also work in a range of mediums, so prior knowledge of multimedia production and digital publishing would be an advantage.

Modular structure

Year one:

Core units

  • Language of Fashion
  • Design Skills
  • The Fashion Writer
  • Trends in Digital Journalism
  • Fashion Photography
  • Multiplatform Fashion Journalism

Year two:

Core units

  • Business and Ethics of Fashion
  • Magazine Production for Print and Digital
  • The Fashion Film: Production, Intermediation and Consumption
  • The Object of Fashion
  • Presenting Skills
  • Fashion Film


  • Model Your Business (MYB2)
  • Freelancing at Solent Creatives (Communications & Marketing) 2
  • Solent Press
  • Fashion Culture & Celebrity
  • Editorial Styling & Trend Forecasting
  • Lifestyle PR
  • Lifestyle Journalism
  • Global Affairs Magazine Production
  • Music Journalism
  • Sports Journalism
  • Web Layout and Web Design
  • Motoring Journalism
  • Sports Writing in Literary Journalism
  • The Ambitious Writer
  • Curriculum Plus

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three:

Core units

  • Fashion Cultures
  • Industry Focus
  • Professional Development
  • The Online Package


  • Major Project: Industry Placement
  • Major Project: Dissertation
  • Major Project: Practical Routes
  • Creative Entrepreneurial Freelance Practice (CFP1)
  • Travel Features
  • Digital Magazine Publishing
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Advanced Photography
  • Journalism and Film
  • Reporting Politics
  • Solent Press
  • Freelancing at Solent Creatives (Communications and Marketing) 1
  • Fashion PR Campaign
  • Sports Books: From Pitch to Publication
  • Transferable Journalism
  • Curriculum Plus

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year. 

Fees and costs

The tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are:

  • UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year

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