Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University

Fashion Portfolio

This course provides students with an environment to work both collaboratively and independently within a portfolio of fashion subjects, which include film, illustration, journalism, photography and styling specialisms. Students develop business and entrepreneurial skills to underpin their future career and further their intellectual enquiry through a research methods module. Knowledge is deepened through specialist projects and learning opportunities, enabling students to define their individual direction for a professional creative outcome.

Course modules

Research methods 1: contextual research and creating narratives; establishing skills and identity: film, illustration, journalism, photography, styling; research methods 2: defining audience, market research, entrepreneurship, business development and promotional skills; defining practice: film, illustration, journalism, photography, styling; final masters project in: fashion photography, fashion styling, fashion illustration, fashion film, fashion journalism.

Assessment methods

The PGCert is assessed by studio exhibition and/or portfolio presentation with a marketing report. The PGDip involves a written report including market analysis of the chosen product field. Practical work is presented by studio work and/or portfolio. For the MA students will present a cohesive body of creative work, supported by written work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2017 - 1 Years
MA Part-time October 2017 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time October 2017 - 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time October 2017 - 18 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time October 2017 - 6 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time October 2017 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sion Hill BA1 5SF South West

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