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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

The term creative director originated in advertising agencies, but in the last few years has also become prevalent in the fashion and beauty industries. The role of creative...

BA (Hons) Fashion and Beauty Media

Become a fashion and beauty industry storyteller using words, pictures, film, virtual and digital graphics to create the innovative and sustainable editorial and promotional campaigns of the future.

BA (Hons) Fashion Management with Marketing

Do you want to apply your marketing and business skills to the fashion industry? Are you fascinated to learn how fashion products are developed and branded? Solent University's...


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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