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Fashion Journalism

  • Access to the Vogue Archives
  • Work with a Professional Journalist
  • Create a Mock Issue of Vogue

At a glance

  • Duration: 1 week
  • Location: Soho, London
  • Overall course fee: £870 (including VAT)
  • Enrolment: September 2019

Course Dates:

23 September  2019 – 27 September 2019

20 April 2020 – 24 April 2020

21 September 2020 – 25 September 2020

*All dates subject to change

The Condé Nast Fashion Journalism course is an intensive one-week programme that will introduce you to a range of practical skills for journalists, as well as a great insight into writing about fashion from a journalistic point of view.

This course is suitable for anyone interested in fashion and lifestyle journalism, and who is keen to find out more about creating media content and to generally develop and refine their writing skills.

During the course you will research and develop ideas for articles and also explore online portfolio options that will allow you to showcase your personal body of work.

You will hear from Condé Nast staff and other fashion media experts on a range of related subjects such as understanding audiences, generating ideas for features, trend reporting, writing fashion news and the art of interviewing.

The course will also look at the work of inspiring writers and editors, and explore the language of fashion. You will also find out how magazines operate, how revenue is generated from media content, and the key characteristics of print and digital formats.

Fashion Journalism Course Highlights

  • Access to the Vogue archives
  • Visit to Vogue House
  • Industry Speakers
  • Have your writing edited by a professional editor
  • Create a mini mock issue of Vogue

The course gives an insight into what goes on behind the scenes of a Condé Nast magazine and the skills required to build a successful career in fashion journalism.

There are 24 places available on each course, allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that your place on the course is not reserved until we have received the full tuition fee, which must be paid in full and upfront.

Please ensure you have read our Terms and Conditions and understand our cancellation and refund policy prior to booking.

Students can expect to be in classes from 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Your Campus

Condé Nast College is situated in a state-of-the-art building in the heart of London’s creative and cultural hub Soho. Surrounded by numerous film, fashion and media houses provides students with unrivalled opportunities for professional networking and cultural experiences. The College is only a 10-minute walk away from the Condé Nast International Headquarters, as well as the iconic, Vogue House, which our students visit as part of their exposure to the professional world.

Who Teaches at The Condé Nast College?

During your course, you will be taught by a range of our academic staff as well as industry guests and visiting lecturers.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Applicants must be 18-years or older by the start of the course and be able to demonstrate a good level of English.

English Language Requirements

There are no formal English language requirements for this course, however it is delivered and assessed in English. 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 if you do not hold an English language qualification, before commencing your studies. It is your responsibility to ensure you will be able to participate fully in a qualification delivered in English.

How to apply for the One Week Fashion Journalism Course

You can apply for this course via the application form on our website.

There are no application deadlines, however, we will submit applicants on first come first served basis until the course is full.

Fees: Home/Overseas/EU £870 (including VAT)

Accepted students are required to pay the full fee in advance, in order to secure their place on the course.

Course Leader

Johannes Reponen

Johannes is the Programme Director of MA Fashion Media Practice at the College, and he has previously headed up MA degrees at the London College of Fashion. Johannes is currently completing his Doctoral research degree in fashion media.

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