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Fashion Communications

Nottingham Trent University

12 months
15850 GBP/year
11000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Fashion Communications course from Nottingham Trent University provides the essential conduit between fashion organisations and their consumers, stakeholders, and the wider fashion environment. 


This subject area combines visual, audio and written media to communicate the creative essence of the fashion industry. The course aims to prepare you for a career within the fashion industry in roles as diverse as fashion journalism, PR, advertising, trend prediction, fashion styling and art direction, digital and social media management, and visual merchandising management. 

Key features

  • Gain knowledge and understanding of both new and established communications practices across different areas of the fashion industry, and choose your specialist focus
  • Select from a range of possible outputs to reflect your personal career aspirations, or to support an entrepreneurial concept
  • Benefit from industry speakers, such as established communications practitioners from leading fashion and lifestyle brands
  • Attend workshops to enhance your research skills, acquire relevant software skills like Adobe InDesign, and gain support for your personal career planning
  • Work individually and as a team in a challenging, creative and multicultural environment within the School of Art & Design
  • Go on study trips to international fashion capitals like Paris, Copenhagen, Antwerp and New York
  • Gain a globally recognised academic qualification, in conjunction with personal and professional development for employability and entrepreneurship
  • Prepare for further postgraduate study, such as PhD

Careers and employability

This Fashion Communications course from Nottingham Trent University will prepare you for senior management roles across the fashion industry, in areas such as:

  • fashion communication
  • digital and social media management
  • marketing
  • advertising
  • fashion consultancy
  • trend prediction
  • styling
  • visual merchandising management
  • art direction
  • public relations
  • fashion journalism

The skills and knowledge you'll learn through this course will be transferable to roles within other industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fashion Communications

 The curriculum focuses on:

  • Research, diagnostic and analytical skills
  • Management, marketing and fashion theory and principles
  • Core industry knowledge
  • IT skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply for this course throughout the year, but we'd recommend that applications should be received by the end of July for entry in September.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.2 honours degree.
  • Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and / or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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