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Bristol, University of the West of England

Fashion Communication (with Foundation Year)

UCAS Code: W2PF

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

Entry requirements


No specific subjects required. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of one A-Level.

Access to HE Diploma

D:0,M:0,P:45

Achievement of the Access to HE Diploma; no specific subjects required.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C / 4 or above in English Language, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.

No specific subjects required.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

PPP

No specific subjects required.

UCAS Tariff

48

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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time including foundation year | 2018

Subject

Information services

BA(Hons) Fashion Communication (with Foundation Year) is a creative interdisciplinary course based at UWE Bristol's Frenchay Campus in the foundation year and then at Bower Ashton Campus, part of the City Campus, from year one onwards.

Exceptional facilities and resources include industry standard digital media studios. Production and fabrication workshops offer a combination of traditional tools and the latest technology.

Discover approaches towards communicating and promoting fashion. Work with photography, drawing, digital media and film to explore ideas around fashion and its global dissemination. Study and apply branding, market analysis and PR to your creative work.

Investigate the use of digital marketing strategies, future trends and technology's role in fashion and apply new ideas through project development, which can include online marketing campaigns, web development, promotional films or publications. Showcase your creativity and fashion knowledge through an extended independent design project.

Develop professional and entrepreneurial skills and participate in live briefs and collaborative projects with industry professionals. Go on visits to factories and sector events where you’ll see the fashion industry in action.

Choose from a variety of professions across the fashion industry. Potential careers include photographer, stylist, trend forecaster, fashion editor, web-developer, online marketing, online visual merchandiser and events manager.

The Uni


Course location:

Frenchay Campus

Department:

School of Art and Design

TEF rating:

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