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Fashion communications and media at Solent

The fashion and beauty industry offers a range of exciting and varied career opportunities and is supported by talented individuals in areas such as media, marketing, creative direction and visual identity.

The fashion and beauty industry is increasingly looking for dynamic and multi-skilled practitioners to produce a range of 360-degree content across editorial and commercial platforms. Fashion and beauty media at Solent can help you on your way to an exciting career in this industry, creating the innovative and sustainable editorial and promotional campaigns of the future.

Perhaps you are more business-driven and have a talent for spotting the latest trends? Fashion management with marketing at Solent will help to equip you with the strategic marketing skills and fashion industry awareness required to pursue a commercial career.

Creative directors work with the design, photography and marketing teams to direct the creative campaign and editorial to create a visual identity for publications, digital media and events in line with the brand. A degree from Solent in this area could lead to a variety of roles in magazine publishing, studio direction, social media, e-commerce and PR.

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MA Creative Direction for Fashion and Beauty

Take charge and lead a wealth of fashion and beauty brands to success with your innovative and creative vision on this practice-based master's degree.

MA Digital Fashion

Gain the skills and knowledge to work in the ever-changing global fashion and technological landscapes – whilst contributing to the sustainable future of the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries.

BA (Hons) Fashion and Beauty Media

Use your passion for fashion and beauty to become a multi-skilled storyteller – guided by our industry experts and using professional facilities to deliver content and campaigns for UK brands.

BA (Hons) Fashion Management with Marketing

Do you want to be at the forefront of fashion, launching the latest brands and leading styles? Gain strategic marketing skills and business insight ready for a commercial career in fashion.


At Solent there are a range of multi-media facilities for students to access and develop professional skills. Course facilities include an extensive media loans programme, providing access to high-end DSLR cameras, 35mm cameras, medium-format cameras and an extensive range of lenses, plus a full stock of accessories – light meters, tripods, flash guns, remote-controlled boom-mounted flash systems and more.

You’ll also have access to our digital reprographics lab, featuring commercial-standard and large-format printers. Additionally, we have modern multimedia labs featuring iMacs with Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro, plus large professional photographic studios and associated make-up and styling rooms. Past students have had the opportunity to set up their own business at our stunning student-run store, Re:So, which sells a unique mix of fashion, accessories, publications, furniture and art. You’ll also have access to an extensive range of fashion, forecasting, marketing, retail and media publications within the library.

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