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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: £894 (including VAT)
  • Start date: April 20, 2020

Course dates*

20 April 2020 – 24 April 2020

21 September 2020 – 25 September 2020

*All dates subject to change

Are you curious about what goes on behind the scenes of a Condé Nast Publications magazine? This intensive one-week programme is suitable for anyone interested in a career in fashion and lifestyle journalism, who is keen to find out more about the discipline and develop and refine their writing skills.

During the course you will research and come up with ideas for articles and also explore online options that will allow you to add to your portfolio.

There will be talks from Condé Nast staff and other fashion media experts on a range of subjects such as understanding your audience, generating features ideas, trend reporting, writing fashion news, and the art of interviewing.

The course will also look at the work of experienced writers and editors, and explore the language of fashion. You will discover 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
  • A visit to Vogue House
  • Industry speakers
  • Have your writing edited by a professional
  • Create a mock mini issue of Vogue

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

Before you book, please ensure you have read our Terms and Conditions, including our cancellation and refund policy.

Students can expect to attend class Monday to Friday, from 10am to 5pm.

Your campus

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

Who teaches at the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design?

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 but applicants must be 18 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.

How to apply

You can apply via the application form on our website.

There are no application deadlines, however, places are allotted on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you are accepted on to the course, you will be required to pay the full fee in advance in order to secure your place.

For complete fees information visit Terms and Conditions

Course leader

Johannes Reponen

Johannes Reponen is a scholar, critic and consultant who specialises in communication, media and writing.

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