University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

This course equips students with a solid grounding in visual and communicative styling skills in the context of fashion, advertising, film and music; the course also explores styling as a powerful and challenging visual tool that can interpret, interrogate and challenge political, social and cultural contexts. Research is key to project work, and it is expected that image'making will be reinforced by close attention to audience, market and context, as well as investigation into the broader image culture.

Course Modules

Modules include: Introduction to fashion media styling; interrogating the image; in style: collaborative project; final major project.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip £17,920 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip £9,250 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A 1st degree (2.1 or above) or FDA with a merit/distinction profile in any discipline or equivalent awards. Students may have a background in fashion styling, promotion, art direction, hair and make up, or another relevant discipline within the creative industries as either professional experience or gained through an appropriate educational qualification. Applicants should be able to demonstrate the ability to research and source material across the fashion media spectrum, with an understanding of related cultural and historical contexts. Students should be conversant with the various formats with which fashion media styling is shown. For example still and moving image, editorial, catwalk, hair and make up. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill.