School of Media and Communication
Introducing: School of Media and Communication
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) Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Performance
This course teaches the specialist skills to become a make-up and prosthetic artist for performance.
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.