Fashion Promotion and Communication with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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( 4.0) 1156 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE FPCM
This course is aimed at ambitious, inquiring, creative individuals who are keep to develop a career in the fashion industry. We are looking for applicants who have a strong interest in fashion, image-making, styling, digital media and how fashion could be communicated to an audience. You will need to be highly motivated and have a passion for the breadth of opportunities that fashion promotion and communication has to offer. This course is offered as a four year programme, including an initial... READ MORE

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Full time | University Campus Aylesbury Vale | 4 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

Marketing
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
43rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
122nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
59th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
4 Years

Design 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 - 86 = 14% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Design Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Design Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Marketing

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Marketing graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Marketing graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2019

Entry requirements
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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

Design Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
34%
Media Studies
21%
Photography
19%
Music
17%
Fashion & Textiles
15%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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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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03 Jan 19

Marketing BA (Hons)

Really inclusive and enjoyable, more work than originally thought, but manageable and the lecturers are all passionate,...
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Kelly
03 Jan 19

Marketing BA (Hons)

Coming to uni has changed my life, I have made some great fiends and have joined a society which has I meant I know...

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How Marketing / PR students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 75 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 53%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,156 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 50%
3 star 15%
2 star 2%
1 star 2%
Buckinghamshire New University
CompUniGuide ranking
122nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
Buckinghamshire New University has over 9,000 students from over 65 different countries. The first thing you’ll notice at Bucks is its commitment to offering a new breed of university education. Degrees come with a perfect blend of professional, practical and academic teaching. And even though Bucks New University is now over 125 years old, it still strives to maintain a young outlook, while being well established in specialist fields such as nursing, aviation, sport, art and design. With fantastic industry connections, first-rate facilities and a wide range of career-focused courses, the university places a strong focus on employability – and helping you grow and get ahead in your chosen area of work. Their campuses are based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire; Uxbridge, West London, and Aylesbury Vale.

Where you'll study

Buckinghamshire New University

Walton Street
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP21 7QG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aylesbury  0.1 miles away

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