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Beauty Marketing and Journalism BA (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**The global beauty industry is growing fast, with the current value estimated at more than £300 billion. Shoppers are spending more than ever on these products, and as such retailers are investing in ways to make sure their products are chosen. This also means that shoppers want be sure they’re buying the best products, and are seeking out articles and product information before committing to a purchase. This unique course will equip you with both the marketing and the journalism skills needed to meet the needs of retailers and consumers. For the latest news from journalism staff, students and alumni, check out the official Tumbr page.**More about this course**You’ll gain insight into the global beauty industry and will follow the story of products from concept to retail. You'll learn about beauty through the ages and the psychology of industry as well as studying broader fashion-focused modules. This will give you an understanding of how products are created and the influence they have on businesses and people around the world.At the same time you’ll develop key journalistic skills such as research, writing, broadcasting, communication and multimedia. You’ll study the historical and theoretical backgrounds of journalism and will gain a grounding in media law.Taught by practising journalists and skilled marketing professionals, the course includes news days where you will work under the same pressures as media professionals and a wealth of work placement opportunities. These give you valuable professional experience as well as helping you to network within the industry.You'll leave the course with the relevant knowledge and skills for a successful career within the beauty industry, whether you choose to pursue marketing, beauty journalism or even set up your own business.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBC

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have: a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels in academic or business subjects (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma); English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent).

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University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

You'll study in the heart of the UK's capital city, home to some of the world's biggest companies and where history and culture are found around every corner.
London Met has a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
Its dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, work opportunities, family and dependants.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 97 2

    80th out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    89 44%

    95th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    94th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    97 48%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    78th

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