This online course offers an insight into the fashion industry and explores how fashion is influenced by culture and communicated through the image – a perfect introduction for those fascinated and inspired by fashion and image.
Through this course in Fashion & Image, you will explore how fashion, image and culture have shaped the industry over the decades.
You will learn how to recognise who the key influencers are in these fields, and how fashion is communicated and marketed through the image.
This course covers:
Knowledge of the history of fashion and image.
Social, cultural and technological drivers of change in fashion and image, and how marketing in these industries works.
Ethical dimensions of fashion and image.
You will work on a range of activities every week, combining individual projects and group work; this allows opportunities to work independently as well as collaboratively alongside other students undertaking the course.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Condé Nast Certificate of Achievement.
This course also acts as a stepping-stone on to other Condé Nast College courses at higher levels for those wishing to progress their studies.
Why choose this course?
The Condé Nast College has unrivalled access to the best and brightest minds in the industry, including the teams at Vogue, LOVE, Glamour, GQ, and a host of other Condé Nast titles. The College is in the elevated position of being able to combine academic excellence with unrivalled links to the fashion and media industry. This creates a unique educational environment for students to thrive in.
By the end of the course, those who complete and pass the assessment will receive a Conde Nast Certificate of Achievement.
You will be able to:
Demonstrate a basic understanding of how fashion, image and culture have shaped the industry over the decades.
Identify methods, channels and techniques of communicating and marketing fashion and image.
Acquire creative and practical thinking skills that relate to the fashion and creative industries.
Recognise the key influencers of fashion and image from past to present.
The course is entirely online and lasts six weeks with 4-5 hours of online activities each week along with guidance and advice on what to read, watch and listen.
Who will teach in this course?
All the weekly content will be delivered by Conde Nast College’s expert Faculty such as:
Lisa Mann – Award-winning educator and entrepreneur
Harriet Posner – Specialist in marketing and branding for fashion, and an author
Sara Hassan – Fashion editor, stylist, and writer
And draw on expertise from top industry insiders, including Ben Evans, Art Coordinator for British Vogue.
The course is interactive, multimedia-driven, and academically-rigorous.
Admissions and entry criteria
This course is ideal for those wishing to broaden their knowledge of how fashion is communicated and wanting to explore an exciting innovative way of learning from academics and experts within the fashion industry.
This course has no academic prerequisites. It’s designed for anyone wishing to broaden their knowledge of how fashion is communicated and those wanting to explore an exciting and innovative way of learning from academics and experts from within the fashion industry.
You must be 16 years or older by the start of the course and have a good level of English.
English language requirements
There are no formal English language requirements for this course. However, if you are a non-UK student and English is not your first language, we recommend you have an Academic IELTS score of 5.5 or be able to use English at this level before commencing your studies. It is your responsibility to ensure you will be able to participate fully in a qualification delivered and assessed in English.