Taught course

Fashion Styling

Institution
Birmingham City University · School of Fashion and Textiles
Qualifications
MAPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

Either a degree in a relevant subject such as fashion design, fashion communication, photography or media practice or equivalent qualifications and experience.

PgCert / PgDip/ MA Fashion Styling

Months of entry

September

Course content

Primarily vocational and practical, the course focuses on ability to develop a personal creative style, entrepreneurial abilities and a professional approach to fashion styling. Students will explore and use different research methods to investigate the promotion of fashion styling through marketing, advertising, events management, publicity or public relations. The course will equip students with the latest knowledge, skills and resources to help investigate areas of personal and work-based interest. Students will develop their studies around personal career ambitions and enjoy visits to leading fashion events. After graduating, individuals will be able to apply their knowledge and practical skills to fashion styling.

This course is divided into three trimesters to allow students to work towards a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or a Master's qualification.

Modules undertaken include: Portfolio: concepts and treatments; Lecture and Seminar programme; Research Strategy; Portfolio: short project; Portfolio: major project or dissertation.

Assessment:

The programme includes a mixture of practical projects and written work; students develop a portfolio of work that showcases their abilities and ideas and is executed and managed in a professional manner; at each stage students also write reflective reports that encourage them to develop a critical and contextual framework within which to understand students practice and future career choices; students are assessed using a mixture of tutorial reviews, project work submissions and oral exams.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
4 months

PGDip

full time
8 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiry Team
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 331 5595