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Fashion Communication BA (Hons)

Plymouth College of Art

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Fashion is an evolutionary and multi-faceted industry that takes innovations in technology and culture as inspiration. From social media campaigns and fashion shoots through to discussions around how in-store experiences and disruptive technology are changing consumer behaviour – this course will place you at the forefront of fashion communication.** Strictly for the fashion-curious, it is practice based and multi-disciplinary, designed to help talented and self motivated students become innovators and strategists in the world of fashion communication. Working independently and as part of cross-disciplinary teams, you’ll cultivate a broad range of techniques in art direction, styling, photography, film, graphics, retail design, fashion writing, online media and advertising. This degree enables you to develop strong conceptual, visual and written skills. You’ll also tap into current trends and market insights, enjoying access to global forecasting tools like WGSN and The Future Laboratory, and attending key fashion events including London and Paris Fashion Week. You’ll be encouraged to develop team-working skills and form networks across the college and with industry specialists. This collaborative attitude combined with an exclusive mix of subject matter covered by our programme ensures that you will have the opportunity to diversify and tailor your learning, so that by graduation your portfolio bags you the career you want. We enrich our learning environment with a varied programme of live projects, guest speakers and internships. Recent contributors have included; Vogue, Dazed, It’s Nice That, Amazon, Urban Outfitters, Topshop, Ellesse, Opumo, The Protagonist Magazine, Gung Ho PR, Women’s Health Magazine, HPR Fashion Agency London, Finisterre, and Amy Gwatkin for Peter Jensen. Whether you aspire to work in fashion PR, online journalism, print editorial, product styling, styling, influencer relations, visual merchandising or something else entirely - this course will propel you into a successful career in the fast-paced fashion industries. Graduates can become: - Creative directors- Art directors- Fashion filmmakers- Fashion photographers- Journalists- Stylists,- Content producers- Social media managers- Visual merchandisers - Trend forecasters- Buyers- PR and marketing coordinators

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

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

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UCAS Points : 112

Although many of our students do come in with top grades and high UCAS points, these aren’t necessarilyessential for entry. We typically ask for a minimum of 112 UCAS points, but we understand that talentedartists, designers and makers can have a wide range of relevant strengths and skills beyond formalqualifications. We’re just as interested in exploring your portfolio and discussing your creative experiences as we are in seeing your grades.


University information

Plymouth College of Art

  • Campus address

    Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    131 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%


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