Fashion Media with Design Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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Course info

UCAS CODE FM03
Got a passion for creative design? Not quite ready to undertake a full honours degree? Solent University’s Design Foundation Programme is perfectly suited to students who may not be from an art- design- or fashion-related background or whose qualifications do not meet the admissions requirements of their chosen course. To help get you up to speed, this one-year foundation course provides all the creative, technical and study skills needed for entry onto a degree-level art, design or fashion ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
33rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
100th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
59th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
4 Years

Media Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 91 = 9% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Media Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Media Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Media Studies
55%
Film Studies
31%
Photography
20%
English Literature
19%
Drama
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,000 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Communication / Media reviews

Communication / Media
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Kat
12 Nov 19

Digital Design and Web Development BSc (Hons)

Love going to uni , library is fab, tutors are helpful and everyone seems nice. It was a great choice to go to uni and...
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Teodor
13 Oct 19

Film and Television BA (Hons)

I'm so happy that i made this choice and i have a really good feeling for my future as a student here. I'm jest happy!...

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How Communication / Media students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 36 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 37%
3 star 19%
2 star 0%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,280 reviews

5 star 33%
4 star 48%
3 star 15%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
Solent University (Southampton)
CompUniGuide ranking
100th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Everything Solent University does is focused on the student – student learning, student life and graduate careers. The university provides the skills, knowledge, and practical experience a student will need, as well as all the things employers are looking for. So, when students at Solent University graduates, they already feel like a professional. Solent University holds a TEF Silver for its excellent teaching. With over 160 years of history, 11,000 students and staff call Solent University home. With more than 200 qualifications ranging from HNDs to PhDs, the university’s lively student community made up of over 100 different nationalities – gives the campus and classrooms a diverse, multicultural feel. Courses are designed to help students prepare and build themselves a fantastic future.

Where you'll study

Solent University (Southampton)

East Park Terrace Southampton
SO14 0YN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Southampton Central  0.4 miles away

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