BA (Hons) Fashion Styling and Creative Direction- Design Foundation Year (W2W3)




Southampton Solent University

BA (Hons) Fashion Styling and Creative Direction-

-Design 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

If you have an eye for style and are looking to delve into the world of fashion, Southampton Solent’s fashion styling and creative direction degree can help you turn your creativity into a fast paced and exciting career.

Good fashion styling and visual imagery is key to the success of products, brands, media and celebrities. This three year course aims to teach you the creative, technical and business skills required by the industry whilst guiding you to develop your own individual talent through work experience and practical projects.

Students will graduate with a thorough understanding of how stylists work across different media in magazines, advertising, design, catwalk shows, digital media and e-commerce. Students underpin their practical work with study of relevant academic theory, helping them to develop a comprehensive, innovative and appropriate visual language informed by a strong understanding of styling’s historical and contemporary contexts.

Student learning is aided by free access to specialist hair and make-up studios. These studios include airbrush guns, studio lights and other industry-standard fixtures. Solent’s media academy boasts high-spec photography studios and IT facilities, as well as a range of the latest editing software.


What does this course lead to?

Graduates have gone on to a variety of roles including online styling, head styling, trend research, fashion administration, studio management, visual merchandising and visual styling. Marks & Spencer, Lenis Model Management, Hungry Tiger, Karen Millen, Trendstop, Topshop and Campaign Design are just a few of the businesses who have hired our graduates.

Who is this course for?

Solent’s BA (Hons) Fashion Styling and Creative Direction programme is perfect for students who want gain a deep understanding of all aspects of styling. This includes fashion styling, hair and makeup as well as media production, post-production and publishing. 

Modular structure

Year one:

Core units

  • Styling Fundamentals
  • Media Make-Up and Hair 1
  • Digital Image Production 1
  • Editorial Styling
  • Contextual Studies: Historical
  • Digital Image Production 2

Year two:

Core units

  • Styling for Industry
  • Digital Publishing
  • Contextual Studies: Contemporary
  • Freelance and Industry Management


  • Interpreting Narrative
  • Media Make-Up and Hair 2
  • Freelancing at Solent Creatives
  • Model Your Business
  • Foreign Languages
  • Curriculum Plus

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

Year three:

Core units

  • Professional Context
  • Major Project – Research and Development
  • Major Project – Production and Evaluation
  • Work-Based Learning for Fashion and the Creative Industries


  • Dissertation
  • Dissertation and Practice

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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