Bring your unique style and photographic vision to the world of editorial fashion with Solent’s fashion photography degree. You’ll learn technical photography skills and develop your knowledge using our industry-standard photography, make-up and styling studios. You’ll also gain an in-depth knowledge of fashion industry practices and the day-to-day operation of fashion businesses.
On this creative degree. students will develop their practical photography skills while studying fashion and photography theory. Students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through our in-house creative agency, Solent Creatives, and have also previously been involved with the University-organised Southampton Fashion Week.
Students will learn a diverse range of skills with access to professional photography facilities and a make-up studio. They are also able to hone their IT, editorial layout and design skills in our Mac suites using industry standard software like InDesign, Final Cut Pro and Photoshop. Students also have access to digital reprographics rooms for high quality professional prints.
The University’s strong ties with industry offer students many opportunities to apply for work experience. Recent students have enjoyed work placements at companies including Top Man, Fat Face, All Walks Beyond the Catwalk and Good Fibres.
The course places a strong emphasis on equipping students with the skills and knowledge required by employers. Reflecting this, previous graduates have gone on to work at renowned fashion companies like Karen Millen, Marks and Spencer, Coast and the London School of Modelling in roles such as creative media photographer, fashion stylist, visual stylist, production coordinator, model scout and booker.
What does this course lead to?
This course will prepare you for the exciting world of fashion and lifestyle; a growing industry that offers a range of career opportunities. As a graduate, you’ll possess a variety of skills in image production and communication, along with a keen understanding of trends and the wider fashion industry.
Who is this course for?
Solent’s BA (Hons) Fashion Photography programme is ideal for proficient photographers who are looking to learn advanced techniques and create a professional portfolio specifically geared towards the fashion industry.