School of Media and Communication
The School delivers a range of world-leading undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of Fashion Media, Communication and design for Performance. Our students, graduates and staff are driven by values of collaboration, engagement, innovation and activism. We shape the future of the fashion media, communication and performance industries through a shared understanding of the body as a creative site.
Why choose the School of Media and Communication?
We champion the values of collaboration, openness and communication to build opportunities between communities and disciplines. Working across platforms and borders, we generate creative solutions to critical issues of our times. Our unique curriculum leverages partnerships between LCF’s Schools, programmes and across UAL to enhance students learning and develop communities of practice.
The rich networks and partnerships of the School provide opportunities to engage meaningfully with industry as well as with local and global perspectives. Students are exposed to industry-connected briefs and live projects, placements, competitions and global mobility opportunities, all of which better prepare them for jobs of the future.
Through our Knowledge Exchange, we are pioneering new ways of collaborating with our industry, third sector and communities, based on shared values of co-creation, collaboration and exchange. Working with industry and our alumni, we are empowering students to challenge, inform and innovate our disciplines.
Research and innovation are a catalyst for the work of the School, focusing on issue-based projects that deliver societal, cultural, political and economic impact. Our students learning experience is enriched by LCF’s world-leading researchers and centres including The Digital Anthropology Lab, Centre for Fashion Curation and Centre for Sustainable Fashion.
Teaching and learning innovation
Through teaching and learning innovation, we ensure relevance and a future-facing approach to all of our courses. We constantly explore and expand the application of media and technology to define their role in future practices and context. We develop flexible learning models to prepare for new modes of working, portfolio careers and life-long learning.
Our academic staff are leading practitioners and researchers who push the boundaries of their disciplines and pioneer innovative approaches and new perspectives. Coming from a diverse range of cultural and professional backgrounds, they bring their unique expertise and knowledge across all spheres of media, communication and performance.
BA (Hons) 3D Effects for Performance and Fashion
The 3D effects course will prepare you for a career as a costumier or prop designer for TV, film, performance and fashion.
BA (Hons) Costume for Performance
This costume for performance course prepares students for a career working with costume and fashion in the performance industry, by learning a specialist subject in the heart of a thriving cultural capital city.
BA (Hons) Creative Direction for Fashion
Explore the role of creative direction within fashion communication on this undergraduate course, which prepares you to become a skilled and imaginative creative professional.
BA (Hons) Fashion Imaging and Illustration
A fashion Illustration course, equipping the next generation of creative communicators with traditional and new image-making techniques.
BA (Hons) Fashion Journalism
This fashion journalism degree teaches the core skills to become a professional journalist, critic, broadcaster and writer in a rapidly evolving sector.
BA (Hons) Fashion Media Practice and Criticism
This course, part fashion theory and part practical production, teaches students to be actively and critically engaged with the fast-paced fashion media.
BA (Hons) Fashion Photography
This fashion photography undergraduate degree prepares students to become professional and original image makers in the fashion industry.
BA (Hons) Fashion Public Relations and Communication
This course equips students for an exciting career in fashion PR and communications within an agency or brand.
BA (Hons) Fashion Styling and Production
This fashion styling course teaches fashion styling and production, collaborative practice and helps students establish a style, genre and signature to become professional stylists and fashion consultants.
BA (Hons) Hair and Make-up for Fashion
This Hair and Make-up for Fashion undergraduate degree equips students with the specialist skills needed to become sought after make-up artists and hair stylists.
BA (Hons) Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Performance
This course teaches the specialist skills to become a make-up and prosthetic artist for performance.
MA Costume Design for Performance
This costume design course develops confident and experimental practitioners who push the boundaries of costume, both for live performance and film.
MA Fashion Cultures and Histories
MA Fashion Cultures and Histories (S2V)
MA Fashion Curation
This postgraduate fashion curation course explores both theoretical and practical aspects of curating contemporary fashion and historical dress.
MA Fashion Journalism
This fashion journalism masters course equips students with the skills to become an articulate and aware fashion writer in the current media landscape.
MA Fashion Photography
This fashion photography postgraduate degree prepares students to become professional and original image makers in the fashion industry.
MA Fashion, Film and Digital Production
MA Fashion, Film and Digital Production aims to stimulate and cultivate innovative media practitioners and film and image makers.
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Poppy Livermore wins BA Fashion PR and Communication x The Communications Store Award
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