London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism

The course aims to give students a working knowledge of fashion and lifestyle media, as well as a professional practical foundation in writing skills developing vocational skills and analytical thinking. The course is designed for graduates and those with appropriate industry experience who wish to develop their career prospects in the highly competitive fashion industry. It is also a suitable preparation for higher level postgraduate study. This dynamic course cultivates both a practical and theoretical understanding of fashion and lifestyle journalism in the UK. With a close eye on changing trends in contemporary lifestyle media, emphasis is placed on developing an analytical understanding of the commercial marketplace as well as the rigours of practical journalism. You will develop an enhanced commercial awareness, enabling you to produce editorial material for this specialist area.

Entry requirements

A degree (or equivalent) in English, media, cultural studies, fashion studies, visual communications, public relations, design theory or visual arts, plus A level in English; or relevant and qualitative experience in any of the following industries: fashion, interiors, design, architecture, art, visual communications, music, journalism; good information technology skills; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS level 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in any 1 skill; portfolio; interview with writing test.

Course modules

Weeks 1-10: Fashion and lifestyle journalism. Weeks 1-10: Markets and context. Weeks 11-15: Major project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods includes practical work and assignments.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time £ 2,670 per Whole course (home fees) 15 weeks
PgCert Full-time £ 5,320 per Whole course (overseas fees) 15 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London Westminster W1G 0BJ South East

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