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Fashion Journalism BA (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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Full-time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Full-time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Part-time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 6 Years | 14-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    P507

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    107th

    8
  • Subject Ranking

    64th

    5 (Art & Design)
  • Entry Standards

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    120

  • Graduate Prospects

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    56

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.97

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Share your passion for fashion with readers both online and in print. Write features, style photoshoots, report on catwalks and design fashion spreads. Graduate with a portfolio of published work to impress prospective employers.**Develop the core skills of fashion journalism. Learn specialist skills such as catwalk reporting, styling, red carpet verdicts, street style photography, style icons and subcultures, social media, beauty and video journalism.Access industry experts, placements, publishing opportunities and field trips within the fashion industry – recent trips include our London Fashion Masterclasses. Graduate with both an honours degree in Fashion Journalism and the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism, the nationally recognised industry entry qualification significantly boosting your employability as a Fashion journalist.During the first year, we’ll set you up with Journalism essentials – writing styles, research, Media Law and online skills. You’ll look at style icons and sub cultures and be introduced to the fascinating world of Fashion Journalism. In the second and third years, you’ll study topics in more depth. You’ll experience our Newsroom in action, consider Styling for Fashion Editorial, Design and Production Journalism, and undertake a shorthand course free of charge.Increase your practical experience by taking on reporting, editing and/or managerial roles on Fashion North; our student-run website covering fashion across the North-East. Get involved in award winning Spark Sunderland or Spark magazine, all based in our innovative mediaHUB, BBC Newcastle’s home in Sunderland and host to visiting Journalists from organisations such as Trinity Mirror (Newcastle Chronicle, Journal) and Johnston Press (Sunderland Echo).If you have previously studied an HNC, HND, Foundation Degree or started a degree elsewhere in a relevant subject you may gain direct entry to join this course at Stage 2 or 3.

Entry Requirements

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  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Grades / Points

BBC–BBB

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

107th

About this University

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Address

Sir Tom Cowie Campus

St Peter's

Sunderland

SR6 0DD

UNITED KINGDOM