Postgraduate Certificate Fashion: Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism

University of the Arts London

Program Description

Postgraduate Certificate Fashion: Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism

University of the Arts London

A dynamic fast-track course preparing the next generation of fashion, lifestyle and feature writers and editors. Develop a professional writing portfolio. Build up essential contacts. Find your place in the industry.

Content and Structure

The Postgraduate Certificate Fashion: Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism 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.

The programme is supported by a series of guest speakers from the fashion and lifestyle media industry, from publications including Elle, The Guardian, W, Net a porter, i-D, Another, Harper’s Bazaar, 10 Magazine and Telegraph Weekend magazine. The Postgraduate Certificate Fashion: Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism course is based at the university’s John Prince’s Street and High Holborn sites, in the heart of the city.

Course Structure

Weeks 1-10: Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism (20 credits, level 7) Weeks 1-10: Markets and Context (20 credits, level 7) Weeks 11-15: Major Project (20 credits, level 7)

Travelling across London

The renowned London College of Fashion library is at our John Prince’s Street site, and you will need to travel to this site, and possibly others, during your course to use the library, which is open seven days a week in term time, and for tuition and special events.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Careers

From monthly fashion magazines and newspapers to online and industry titles, graduates will be in a position to gain employment as writers and editors across a wide range of fashion, lifestyle and general interest publications.

As well as launching themselves as feature writers and freelance journalists, a growing number of graduates are working across social media, e-commerce and brand journalism.

Cost & Fees

Home/EU Fee

£2,670

International Fee

£5,320

Miscellaneous

College: London College of Fashion



Last updated March 3, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
15 weeks
Full time
Price
Price
5,745 GBP
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Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
United Kingdom London, England
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Duration 15 weeks
Price 5,745 GBP
International Fee: £5,745 per year; Home/EU Fee: £2,750 per year