Do you have a passion for fashion and want to learn more about the business of beauty? Southampton Solent is the first university in the UK to offer a beauty promotion degree and this innovative course focuses on developing you for a career within the global beauty industry. You’ll learn a diverse range of skills, including multi-platform journalism, styling, marketing, PR, advertising and trend forecasting, with an opportunity to specialise as you progress. Students are taught by academics with extensive industry experience in writing and styling beauty, celebrity and fashion editorial features for magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle and Good Housekeeping. Students have access to professional photography facilities, as well as a make-up area. Mac suites with the latest design and publishing software and a reprographics room are also available to help students develop their digital skills. Students on this course can take advantage of opportunities to get involved in retail activities at Re:So, Southampton Solent’s stunning student-run store which sells a unique mix of fashion, accessories, publications, furniture and art produced by the University’s creative students and graduates. The store’s upper floor ‘learning zone’ has previously hosted guest speakers from the fashion industry, workshops, photo-shoots and exhibitions – with an emphasis on developing student retail, enterprise and employability skills. Think a career as a beauty editor, PR, marketing executive, brand manager or trend forecaster might be for you? With close industry links and regular opportunities to create a professional network, gain hands-on experience and build a professional resume, Southampton Solent’s unique beauty promotion degree can help you to take your first step into this exciting industry.