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Fashion Branding and Communication Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    1008

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    91st

    6
  • Subject Ranking

    50th

    6 (Marketing)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    112

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    72

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.21

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

This four year programme has been specifically designed to allow students who do not initially meet the entry requirements for a three year degree, to undertake additional level 3 study designed to ensure they are successful on their chosen degree.After successful completion of your foundation year, you will have the flexibility to switch (should you wish to change direction) onto a number of related undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Fashion and Textiles.This course is for those with an avid interest in the exciting and dynamic world of fashion media and communication. You’ll study key industry elements such as trend forecasting, styling, and art direction, branding, marketing photography, digital media, and journalistic writing. You’ll graduate with a high level of visual and written literacy, as a creative communicator within the fashion industry. You’ll be supported by professional expert tutors, visiting specialist lecturers, field trips to key cities such as Berlin and Copenhagen, fashion internships and inspirational, life industry project briefs and competitions.Designers, brands and industry influencers all need strong visual communicators with a creative edge and commercial awareness. Fashion Branding and Communication will help you to develop an in-depth understanding of the world of fashion communication, across a range of media platforms. This course will give you the skills you'll need to creative, confident, well-informed fashion communicator ready for the industry. You'll develop visual and written communication skills across a broad range of creative media (photography and styling, art direction and graphics, print and digital design, journalistic writing and fashion film) associated with fashion industry.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Extended Project
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

CDD

Details

Minimum of 2 A Levels required although other 6-unit qualifications can be considered in lieu of one A-level subjects. Applicants with 2 A Level qualifications or equivalent can combine with AS levels to achieve required points.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

91st

About this University

Birmingham City University successfully combines innovative teaching and learning, sector-leading student support and effective partnerships with some of the country's top employers. With a history dating back to 1843, university status was achieved in 1992, and the Birmingham City University name adopted in 2007.

Address

Parkside Building Campus

Parkside Building

Cardigan Street

Birmingham

B4 7BD

UNITED KINGDOM