Are you an avid reader of fashion magazines and blogs? Would you like the skills to produce engaging fashion and beauty content for them? Maybe you’d love a career on the PR side, working with famous fashion influencers and celebrities, luxury or high street fashion and beauty brands?
Solent University’s Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations subject area was ranked 17th in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.
This multi-media and promotional communications degree will support you to develop the skills to write great articles, produce creative PR campaigns, create photography and fashion films, and craft eye-catching magazine or digital designs – helping to kick-start an exciting career.
We know how important it is to you to secure a meaningful career when you leave university and support you to gain valuable experience, working on a host of real client projects, giving you the confidence and knowledge to start up your own successful blogs, magazines and other creative businesses.
Through our course team’s extensive industry contacts and growing alumni network, students have the opportunity to enjoy exciting internships and work experience across many of the top fashion and beauty titles in the UK and overseas – these have previously included Vogue, Elle, Esquire, Dazed and Cosmo. Some also assist top PR agencies who work with major influencers and celebrities, representing clients at London Fashion Week, and organising incredible launch events. With journalism and PR working more closely than ever, employers really value a solid understanding of both of these skillsets.
Fashion is a truly international industry, and recently students have enjoyed a number of trips, travelling to iconic fashion capitals including Paris, Milan and New York to visit publication houses, exhibitions, fashion archives and attend press events.
If you are looking for a fashion journalism degree that teaches more than just writing, this could be the perfect fit for you.
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.