Some units are co-delivered by industry experts. Southampton Solent University has relationships with a range of retail and fashion companies including TM Lewin, Tesco, Next, Fat Face and Rapanui. These businesses contribute to course content, ensuring the units you study remain up-to-date and relevant.
Industry experts also provide guest lectures. Recent speakers have come from BHS, Schuh, TM Lewin and Ted Baker.
On the four-year version of the course, you’ll have an opportunity to spend a year working in the fashion industry, drawing on the University’s employer network to find a placement.
You’ll be able to get involved in university projects such as Southampton fashion week, which is organised by final-year students. This high-profile project provides opportunities to work in many roles including market research, event organisation, fashion design, contract management and community involvement.