• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 15 days


Studying the Editorial Styling and Creative Direction course offered at University of the Arts London you will gain insider knowledge and industry advice and be given the cultural and historical context of the image in fashion media.

This in-depth creative direction for fashion short course will introduce you to the fashion image, the contemporary fashion media, editorial styling and creative direction.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Course included:

  • History of the fashion stylist
  • Who are the key figures influencing fashion right now?
  • What is Creative Direction? And how does it impact brand identity and the fashion image.
  • A practical guide and tips for working as a fashion stylist and preparing shoots
  • How to communicate with different professionals within the fashion industry (Editors, PRs, Model Agencies…)
  • You will style and direct a number of fashion shoots including a fashion editorial shoot with professional photographer and make up artist
  • Visits to London exhibitions, and fashion hotspots with a guide to street style spotting and a trend safari around London
  • What is a trend? And how can we forecast fashion and lifestyle trends
  • Basic Photoshop & InDesign skills
  • Basic studio lighting & photographic skills
  • Studio shoots with different technical lighting and photographic styles
  • Creation of a personal portfolio of fashion images showing your own styling and creative direction

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements


This course is suitable for beginners. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Notebook and pen
  • Laptop or tablet
  • Camera (if you have one)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1950 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 15 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1950 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 15 days.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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