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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14200

All study options

About Fashion Communication at Heriot-Watt University

The course looks at the wide range of activities that encourage the promotion and purchases of fashion products. This covers areas such as photography, film, digital media, performance, music, advertising and journalism.

The core elements of the course aim to develop an understanding of contemporary popular culture. Along with an in-depth knowledge of the ideas used to communicate contemporary fashion design.

The Fashion Communication course is taught at our Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels. To find out more, visit the School pages.

Employability

Work and study

This is what our BA (Hons) Fashion Communication students are doing six months after graduating:

  • 81% are working
  • 9.5% are studying
  • 0% are working and studying.

Managerial/professional position

  • 90% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:

  • Media professionals
  • Design occupations
  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Managers, directors and senior officials
  • Artistic, literary and media occupations
  • Administrative occupations

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250International course feesGBP 14200

Notes about fees for this course

Status*Scotland / EU**England / Northern Ireland / WalesInternational
FeePaid by SAAS£9,250£14,200

* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.

** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.

Scholarships and bursaries

Featured scholarships

Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018

In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:

View our full range of undergraduate scholarships.

Entry requirements

Year 1

  • Highers ABBB including English
  • A-Levels BBB including English at a minimum of GCSE
  • Int. Baccalaureate 29 points

Year 2

  • HNC A in graded unit. Entry into Level 2 may be available for applicants who have completed an appropriate HNC/HND/BTEC (dependent upon places available).

Year 3

  • HND A in graded unit. Entry into Level 3 may be available for applicants who have completed an appropriate HND/BTEC (dependent upon places available).

Additional information

  • Portfolio Requirement: Once you have applied to UCAS you will be required to send us your portfolio. Portfolio submission is a prerequisite and will demonstrate an individual interest in fashion communication. This can be communicated through any media including traditional, observed and expressive drawing, painting, photography and digital media. Our portfolio requirements are explained in the Guidelines to Applicants for Portfolio Programmes.
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