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Always wanted to know how to create a fashion magazine, turn your blogging skills into an exciting career, plan a fashion show or predict consumer and lifestyle trends?

BA (Hons) Fashion Communication at Northumbria offers you the opportunity to explore the communication of fashion through images, experiences, film and the written word.

Addressing the visual, practical, intellectual and cultural demands of an ever-changing society and dynamic fashion audience, you’ll work on real-life creative briefs, giving you practical experience within an industry context.

Options for year-long work placements and study abroad, together with the opportunity to set up a live business will build your professional and entrepreneurial skills. Previous students have won prestigious national and international design and enterprise awards.

You will gain a broad range of skills to prepare you for a career in the dynamic industries that promote fashion from a course that boasts an impressive graduate recruitment rate.

Northumbria was ranked 4th in the Guardian University Guide 2017 for Design and crafts.

 

Always wanted to know how to create a fashion magazine, turn your blogging skills into an exciting career, plan a fashion show or predict consumer and lifestyle trends?

BA (Hons) Fashion Communication at Northumbria offers you the opportunity to explore the communication of fashion through images, experiences, film and the written word.

Addressing the visual, practical, intellectual and cultural demands of an ever-changing society and dynamic fashion audience, you’ll work on real-life creative briefs, giving you practical experience within an industry context.

Options for year-long work placements and study abroad, together with the opportunity to set up a live business will build your professional and entrepreneurial skills. Previous students have won prestigious national and international design and enterprise awards.

You will gain a broad range of skills to prepare you for a career in the dynamic industries that promote fashion from a course that boasts an impressive graduate recruitment rate.

Northumbria was ranked 4th in the Guardian University Guide 2017 for Design and crafts.

 

Course Information

UCAS Code
WP29

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of Study
3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

Department
Northumbria School of Design

Location
Design Building, City Campus East

City
Newcastle

Start
September 2019

Degree Shows / Graduate Fashion Week

During your studies you may be offered the chance to showcase your work at Graduate Fashion Week in London. Showing at Graduate Fashion Week is a great opportunity to network with potential employers.

Learning and teaching will enable you to acquire a flexible and imaginative approach to real-life problem solving. You’ll be active in your learning, carrying out research and displaying creative thinking as you advance your visual literacy skills and present your work and ideas to different audiences.

You will be introduced to fashion communication methodologies and practices, exploring branding and design influences while developing your academic, intellectual and practical skills.

Cultural, critical and media studies will help you put fashion communication in a social, and theoretical context and allow you to develop your personal practice within a moral, ethical and commercial setting.

You will be assessed on the whole range of learning and activity, through a range of projects and tasks including portfolio, video, group presentations and essays. Assessment is designed to support your progression through levels of study by formative and summative methods and through feedback from staff and peers.

Study A Fashion Course / Our Fashion Community

You will learn from award-winning, research-active academic staff who bring a wealth of professional experience from the world of fashion to Northumbria. Benefit from being taught by industry experts, developing the essential skills you need to succeed in your future career from inspiring, exciting and innovative staff.

Research-active staff act as consultants and provide supportive critiques, questioning the reasoning and aesthetic judgement behind your work, to support you in developing your practice through self-reflection.

Alumni and industry collaborators support the course at every level through professional association, live projects, internships, visiting lecturers and competitive portfolio briefs.  

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As you learn, you will be expected to keep up with the fast-moving and evolving digital platforms used in the fashion communication world and fluent in a wide range of online communication methods.

Access to a specialist mobile Mac laboratory will help you keep up to date with software and publishing methods and you will also use a photographic studio stocked with state-of-the-art equipment.

Your course is supported by technology with tools such as the eLearning Portal and electronic reading lists that guide your preparation for seminars and independent research. Electronic Submission and Feedback (eSAF) will facilitate feedback on your project work, while Turnitin allows you to submit written documents with a critical eye on research, sources and developing your own ideas.

Throughout your course, you will produce a digital online portfolio which will help you apply for work placements and act as a reference for your work through your studies to graduation and beyond. 

Fashion Communication is a mainly research-based course delivered by inspiring, entrepreneurial staff who are active in their own research.

You’ll be encouraged to embark on your own research, as you identify your personal practice, taking responsibility for your own learning and using constructive feedback to develop your academic, intellectual and practical skills.

Working on live project briefs, often set by fashion industry partners and taking part in work placements or study abroad will give you the opportunity to refine your specialist skills and entrepreneurial and professional competencies as you gain real-life experience.

In your final year you’ll deliver an enquiry-based project that demonstrates your ability to research, conceptualise and realise a creative Fashion Communication project including promotional strategy and implementation plan. 

Throughout your course you will gain experience of working on real-life creative projects, some set by industry collaborators, giving you the confidence to handle professional practice in the creative industries.

Through the Creative and Professional Practice module you’ll develop your own practice and get the chance to engage in competition briefs. You’ll build a professional portfolio of your own work and a CV to help you prepare for interviews and explore career options.

As part of your final year, you will set up a live business with students from other faculties and disciplines, building real-life entrepreneurial skills and engaging with the Young Enterprise national competition.

You have the option of a one-year placement within the fashion industry or studying abroad at a partner institution for a semester. There’s usually an optional trip, generally to New York, to experience fashion communication in an international setting.  

You will graduate with a wide range of specialist skills, professional qualities, cultural and ethical awareness and commercial understanding that prepare you for a future career in the world of fashion communication.

By working on real-life projects, engaging in industry placement and establishing your own creative portfolio you’ll be well placed to enter a successful career within the fashion industry.

As a graduate, you’ll be able to demonstrate your ability to conceive concepts, design innovative experiences, write editorial, promotional and creative copy, produce beautifully styled and photographed images and present professional campaigns and strategy. This broad range of multi-disciplinary skills is routinely praised by employers and the course boasts an impressive recruitment rate. 

Course in brief

Who would this Course suit?

Independent creative thinkers who are interested in the world around them.  Strong interest for fashion, the design industry, books, magazines, blogging events and digital media.  You will aspire to work within one or a few of the following; styling, creative direction, photography, PR, digital and social media, magazine journalism, events management, trend forecasting and brand strategy. 

Entry Requirements 2019/20

Standard Entry

A portfolio of creative design work available for consideration at interview. 

This portfolio containing examples of your work is to help us understand your creative experience and potential ability to undertake a degree in Design. It should evidence your interests in your creative specialism to date. It may include past and current school or college work, personal projects, work in progress and other work that you feel demonstrates your creative potential

GCSE requirements

A good GCSE profile is expected including Maths and English Language at minimum grade C or equivalent.  If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a minimum grade 4.

UCAS Tariff Points

128-136 UCAS Tariff points including one or more of the following: 

GCE and VCE Advanced Level: 

From at least 2 GCE/VCE A Levels 

Edexcel/BTEC National Extended Diploma:

Distinction, Distinction, Merit 

Diploma in Foundation Studies Art and Design/Art Design and Media:

The Diploma in Foundation Studies Art and Design/Art Design and Media is also accepted in combination with other qualifications

Scottish Highers:

BBBBC - BBBBB at Higher level, BCC - BBB at Advanced Higher 

Irish Highers:

ABBBB  - AABBB

IB Diploma:

128-136 UCAS Tariff points including minimum score of 4 in at least three subjects at Higher level

Access to HE Diploma:

Award of full Access to HE Diploma including 27 credits at Distinction and 18 at Merit

Qualification combinations:

The University welcomes applications from students studying qualifications from different qualification types - for example A level and a BTEC qualification in combination, and if you are made an offer you will be asked to achieve UCAS Tariff points from all of the qualifications you are studying at level 3.  Should the course you wish to study have a subject specific requirement then you must also meet this requirement, usually from GCE A level.

Plus one of the following:

  • International/English Language Requirements:

    Applicants from the EU:

    Applicants from the EU are welcome to apply and if the qualification you are studying is not listed here then please contact the Admissions Team for advice or see our EU Applicants pages here https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/international/european-union/eu-applications/ 

    International Qualifications:

    If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry 

    English Language Requirements:

    International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

    *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Fees and Funding 2019/20 Entry

UK/EU Fee in Year 1**: £9,250

International Fee in Year 1: £15,000

ADDITIONAL COSTS

Throughout your course you may incur costs for specialist equipment these may include; printing costs, assorted sewing equipment, camera and print outs. An approximate cost would be £100. You may also wish to purchase Adobe Creative Suite CS6, an approximate cost would be £500. There are optional field trips that you can take part in throughout the duration of your course. Students have previously visited New York and European cities, the approximate costs of these range from £400-£850. There are also optional Museum visits. There are some mandatory insurance costs at approximately £100.

FUNDING INFORMATION

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Modules Overview

Modules

Module information is indicative and is reviewed annually therefore may be subject to change. Applicants will be informed if there are any changes.

FA4004 -

Introduction to Fashion Communication (Core, 40 Credits)

This practical and theoretical module provides an introduction to the study of Fashion Communication. You will explore the notion of brand through creative and commercial concepts, examine how cultural influences can be used within a fashion context, and engage in the study of semiotic meaning within fashion and cultural imagery.

This module examines the holistic process of gathering, generating, collating and presentation of visual and textual research in the exploration and dissemination of fashion based phenomena, by examining a variety of genres, movements and styles. You will use appropriate methods to locate relevant sources of research and apply personal judgement in assessing, interpreting and presenting the findings.

You will be introduced to the teaching processes and learning environment of the School of Design and Northumbria University, and gain an understanding of the critical and cultural role of fashion within the wider communication and media industries, beginning to locate your own practice in these evolving contexts.

Core skills and understanding developed on this module will provide a foundation to your learning throughout the year and programme, and the introduction of professional practice awareness will lay the groundwork for your future career aims and ambitions.

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FA4005 -

Fashion Media and Communication (Core, 40 Credits)

This module introduces you to the role of the fashion journalist and image-maker, and the social, cultural, ethical and commercial context in which they work. You will explore the changing nature of fashion and how it is communicated through print and digital media. In a lecture and seminar series, you will explore cultural and media studies and how they impact upon Fashion Communication. You will also be introduced to some of the principal theoretical approaches to fashion, equipping you with the tools to critically analyse its representation in advertising, marketing and editorial. You will explore the fashion industry’s relationship with the media, and the constraints and opportunities faced by journalists working in fashion.

This will inform your own journalistic practice, and in practical studio sessions you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills associated with media communication, including news and feature writing, reviewing, styling, magazine design and film. You will undertake research into contemporary photographic and creative visuals in order to create imagery to complement and enhance the textual elements. The work of designers, stylists and art directors will be considered and become your informed and creative visual vocabulary. Print and digital visuals will be examined and you will start to develop your visual handwriting as a fashion image-maker.

You will compile portfolios of practical work, which will include written articles, magazine double-page spreads and studio portraits, You will also work in a small group to put together a creative fashion film. Your portfolios will be accompanied with process books and reflective analysis, where you will discuss the ethical and industry context of your work. Industry briefs and the opportunity to take part in national competitions allow you to work with input from industry partners such as Oh Comely and Vogue.

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FA4006 -

PR and Fashion Space (Core, 40 Credits)

This module teaches you the processes of originating, realising and managing events, services and environments though the development of logistical, promotional and planning skills and evidenced through the realisation of a real-life fashion event. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of fashion show / installation, event planning and public relations, the study of cultural influences and how fashion is mediated, communicated and promoted through public, promotional and commercial spaces.

You will study design, audience function and aesthetics to produce a commercial fashion event with the focus placed on fashion entertainment and the dissemination of ideas to a target audience through multi-sensory media applications. You will study experiential and technical aspects of planning an event from audio-visual, sensory, graphical and textual ways of engaging an audience, visual and display techniques, exhibition and installation agendas. Creative and commercial concepts are examined, along with stakeholder diversity and user experience, to help you to arrive at a creative solution that is effectively mapped into a logistical plan.

Alongside this, you will be taught the fundamentals of public relations (PR), an area of fashion communication that supports the promotion and reach of fashion events, brands and individuals. Learning essential skills such as promotional fashion writing, reputation and brand management and studying the principles, historical and contemporary practices of public relations professionals, you will apply your understanding to produce PR documents. The aim of these outputs will be to reveal your ability and imagination in promoting a fashion event or idea to media or consumer audience, to accurately pitch and influence this group through convincing visual documents and to illustrate your persuasive, promotional skills. These documents may be used by students to successfully gain work placements in associated parts of the fashion industry and through this to inform their future career decisions.

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YB5001 -

Academic Language Skills for Design (Optional, 0 Credits)

Academic skills when studying away from your home country can differ due to cultural and language differences in teaching and assessment practices. This module is designed to support your transition in the use and practice of technical language and subject specific skills around assessments and teaching provision in your chosen subject. The overall aim of this module is to develop your abilities to read and study effectively for academic purposes; to develop your skills in analysing and using source material in seminars and academic writing and to develop your use and application of language and communications skills to a higher level.

The topics you will cover on the module include:

• Understanding assignment briefs and exam questions.
• Developing academic writing skills, including citation, paraphrasing, and summarising.
• Practising ‘critical reading’ and ‘critical writing’
• Planning and structuring academic assignments (e.g. essays, reports and presentations).
• Avoiding academic misconduct and gaining credit by using academic sources and referencing effectively.
• Listening skills for lectures.
• Speaking in seminar presentations.
• Presenting your ideas
• Giving discipline-related academic presentations, experiencing peer observation, and receiving formative feedback.
• Speed reading techniques.
• Developing self-reflection skills.

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AD5007 -

Design Study Abroad (60 credit) (Optional, 60 Credits)

The Study Abroad module is a semester based 60 credit module which is available on degree courses which facilitate study abroad within the programme. You will undertake a semester of study abroad at a European University under the ERASMUS+ exchange scheme or at an approved partner University elsewhere. This gives you access to modules from your discipline taught in a different learning culture and so broadens your overall experience of learning. The course of study abroad will be constructed to meet the learning outcomes for the programme for the semester in question, dependent on suitable modules from the partner and will be recorded for an individual student on the learning agreement signed by the host University, the student, and the home University (Northumbria). The module will be assessed by conversion of graded marks from the host University.

Learning outcomes on the year-long modules on which the student is unable to attend the home institution must be met at the host institution, and marks from the host are incorporated into the modules as part of the overall assessment.

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FA5007 -

Fashion Editorial and Journalism (Core, 20 Credits)

This module provides analysis of current and experimental practices and developments in the contemporary fashion editorial landscape covering the areas of multi-media journalism, visual graphics, photography, layout and omni-channel publishing formats and tools.

You will explore current contextual issues, appraise editorial trends and review and debate critical content aimed at specific readerships, engaging with appropriate Fashion Communication theories within global, historical, contemporary and cultural contexts, demonstrating an ability to locate and add purpose to your practice. You will also analyse industry applications, principles, formats and techniques within physical and digital communications, evolving media agendas and the notion of auteurship in contemporary media outputs.

Through this you will develop your understanding of a specific subject within the fashion industry and apply your research, critical analysis, writing and creative skills to create impactful fashion editorial 2D/3D outputs aimed at a defined audience.

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FA5008 -

Consumer Trend Research (Core, 40 Credits)

In this module you will explore how current and future consumer trends shape new fashion and lifestyle concepts. Looking at cultural and sociological trends, brand experience theory and practice, you will gain an understanding of the shifting fashion and lifestyle landscapes, working to identify possible future scenarios and propose creative solutions.

You will independently gather and evaluate primary and secondary research to help you further understand audiences and markets and inform strategy and direction. Students work in groups and individually, using creative thought processes and enquiry-based learning to initiate and develop dynamic written assignments and visual trend reports that answer an identified need. Live project briefs and/or the opportunity to take part in national competitions allow you to work with industry partners such as LS:N Global, Household Customer Experience Design and Trend Bible to develop your professional skills and understanding.

Students will gain experience in the translation of research into a creative Trend Portfolio that is visually communicated through appropriate digital or experimental media. You will continue to develop your visual, verbal and written communication skills through project submissions appropriate to a professional Fashion Communication context.

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FA5009 -

Media and Public Relations (Core, 60 Credits)

This module further develops students’ knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of media and public relations (PR), fashion communication in a contemporary social, cultural, political, economic and technological context and professional practice. You will develop your experience in media training, learn how to create written and visual promotional content for audio-visual and brand audiences and design a multi-platform public relations strategy to enhance the relationship and engagement between brands, products and consumers.

You will also examine and debate social, ethical, political and environmental issues relating to fashion and associated design industries and how they pertain, affect and influence fashion communication and promotion practice, the industry and the global marketplace.

Through the combination of practical, strategic and design thinking and academic and creative outputs, you will design, produce and present critical and original fashion communication outputs that are directly in line with industry practice and will support you in a holistic approach in your step to becoming a competent promoter and theorist of fashion.

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YB5001 -

Academic Language Skills for Design (Optional, 0 Credits)

Academic skills when studying away from your home country can differ due to cultural and language differences in teaching and assessment practices. This module is designed to support your transition in the use and practice of technical language and subject specific skills around assessments and teaching provision in your chosen subject. The overall aim of this module is to develop your abilities to read and study effectively for academic purposes; to develop your skills in analysing and using source material in seminars and academic writing and to develop your use and application of language and communications skills to a higher level.

The topics you will cover on the module include:

• Understanding assignment briefs and exam questions.
• Developing academic writing skills, including citation, paraphrasing, and summarising.
• Practising ‘critical reading’ and ‘critical writing’
• Planning and structuring academic assignments (e.g. essays, reports and presentations).
• Avoiding academic misconduct and gaining credit by using academic sources and referencing effectively.
• Listening skills for lectures.
• Speaking in seminar presentations.
• Presenting your ideas
• Giving discipline-related academic presentations, experiencing peer observation, and receiving formative feedback.
• Speed reading techniques.
• Developing self-reflection skills.

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AD5005 -

Design Work Placement Year (Optional, 120 Credits)

The Work Placement Year module is a 120 credit year-long module available on degree courses which include a work placement year, taken as an additional year of study at level 5 and before level 6 (the length of the placement(s) will be determined by your programme but it can be no less than 30 weeks. You will undertake a guided work placement at a host organisation. This is a Pass/Fail module and so does not contribute to classification. When taken and passed, however, the Placement Year is recognised in your transcript as a 120 credit Work Placement Module and on your degree certificate in the format – “Degree title (with Work Placement Year)”. The learning and teaching on your placement will be recorded in the work placement agreement signed by the placement provider, the student, and the University.

Note: Subject to placement clearance; this is a competitive process and a place on the module cannot be guaranteed.

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AD5006 -

Design Study Abroad Year (Optional, 120 Credits)

The Study Abroad Year module is a full year 120 credit module which is available on degree courses which include a study abroad year which is taken as an additional year of study at level 5 and before level 6. You will undertake a year of study abroad at a European University under the ERASMUS+ exchange scheme or at an approved partner University elsewhere. This gives you access to modules from your discipline taught in a different learning culture and so broadens your overall experience of learning. The course of study abroad will be dependent on the partner and will be recorded for an individual student on the learning agreement signed by the host University, the student, and the home University (Northumbria). Your study abroad year will be assessed on a pass/fail basis. It will not count towards your final degree classification but, if you pass, it is recognised in your transcript as a 120 credit Study Abroad Module and on your degree certificate in the format – “Degree title (with Study Abroad Year)”.

Note: Subject to placement clearance; this is a competitive process and a place on the module cannot be guaranteed.

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FA6006 -

Fashion Communication Major Project (Core, 60 Credits)

The module gives you the opportunity to research, conceptualise and realise a self-determined Fashion Communication project, building on the skills, knowledge and understanding that you have gathered over the previous two years of the programme.

You will undertake in-depth research on a subject area of your own choosing, using a range of methodologies to create a written research report that evidences your critical and cultural subject awareness. You will display evidence of critical thinking in the development of your own specialism and practice, which has relevance in cultural, aesthetic, technical and commercial contexts. You will be encouraged to develop your own live project briefs through negotiation with industry partners and/or the opportunity to take part in national competitions such as D&AD and the Graduate Fashion Week awards allow you to gain recognition and develop your professional skills and understanding.

This research will inform the development of a creative Fashion Communication project that answers an identified need and is supported by strategic and logistical planning, promotional campaign and a thorough body of supporting research. Your project will be realised through final outcomes that support your goals as a future professional, evidencing your acquisition of sophisticated subject knowledge and understanding, and will be supported by a visually rich strategic implementation plan and promotional strategy.

Your Major Project outcomes will be determined by your career goals and ambitions, and agreed through regular supervision, formative critiques and presentations, studio sessions, personal project plans and peer discussions. You are encouraged to demonstrate an independent, experimental and open-minded approach, while considering the requirements of your chosen target audience. Outcomes could include a combination of films, printed publications, digital platforms, experience designs, PR campaign documents, exhibitions, brand strategies and will be executed to a professional standard. You will support your work with evidence of research and development through every stage, and will be expected to defend your work and its relevance through critical self-evaluation addressing your own performance and opportunities for further development.

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FA6011 -

Professional Practice in Fashion Communication (Core, 20 Credits)

This Professional Practice in Fashion Communication module allows you the opportunity to frame your learning in an industry context. With employability at its core, this module provides career workshops focusing on developing an effective CV application and covering letter in response to advertised industry opportunities. Tutorials, seminars with guest speakers and personal pitch presentations will help you practice your interview and networking techniques and develop an understanding of personal branding, self-promotion and professional practice necessary for an aspiring Fashion Communication graduate.

A written ‘Location of Practice’ reflective statement will place your work and skills in a professional context and outline your ongoing career aims and ambitions, informing you of the direction, environment and competencies required to effectively exploit and move on available opportunities. A 'Professional / Personal Plan' will map in a business-like fashion your critical steps into your next stage, whether further academic study, industry position or establishing your own business with the aim to consolidate your career approach, direction and likely outcome.

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FA6012 -

Fashion Communication Portfolio (Core, 40 Credits)

In this module you will realise a diverse portfolio of contemporary work that demonstrates your capabilities as a professional Fashion Communicator. You will create conceptual printed publications and / or digital projects contextualised by professional written content. You will be encouraged and supported to develop your own individual style in order to support your professional and creative practice by incorporating elements of digital media, graphics, photographic, written, social and film media.

You are required to show evidence of critical thinking in the development of your own specialist practice, making use of the visual and written skills accumulated throughout the programme in a series of creative self-directed projects.

In the second Semester you will develop a comprehensive and dynamic exit portfolio of work that presents your skills and abilities to a potential employer, highlighting employability and flexibility through your individual project outcomes. Your in-depth research skills will translate into polished final outputs, equipping you with industry-standard knowledge of contemporary practice, technological insight and a professional and employable skill set.

Research and investigation of current practice is at the core of the module. Your work will reflect current contemporary practice in Fashion Communication while taking an approach of curiosity, creativity and experimentation, showing understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the fashion communicator through the use of still and moving image, styling and creative writing.

Engagement with live projects and competitions such as D&AD and Creative Conscience will be encouraged in order to further develop your professional portfolio and enhance employability.

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YB5001 -

Academic Language Skills for Design (Optional, 0 Credits)

Academic skills when studying away from your home country can differ due to cultural and language differences in teaching and assessment practices. This module is designed to support your transition in the use and practice of technical language and subject specific skills around assessments and teaching provision in your chosen subject. The overall aim of this module is to develop your abilities to read and study effectively for academic purposes; to develop your skills in analysing and using source material in seminars and academic writing and to develop your use and application of language and communications skills to a higher level.

The topics you will cover on the module include:

• Understanding assignment briefs and exam questions.
• Developing academic writing skills, including citation, paraphrasing, and summarising.
• Practising ‘critical reading’ and ‘critical writing’
• Planning and structuring academic assignments (e.g. essays, reports and presentations).
• Avoiding academic misconduct and gaining credit by using academic sources and referencing effectively.
• Listening skills for lectures.
• Speaking in seminar presentations.
• Presenting your ideas
• Giving discipline-related academic presentations, experiencing peer observation, and receiving formative feedback.
• Speed reading techniques.
• Developing self-reflection skills.

More information

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