Do you love watching models parade down the catwalk wearing the season’s hottest fashions? Do you have firm opinions and original insights about the latest trends in clothing and accessories? And do you have an ear for writing dazzling copy that sings to the reader?

If your answer to these questions is yes, then a career in fashion media might be for you. From public relations to broadcasting to fashion marketing to blogging or photography, fashion media offers stimulating opportunities for young people with a passion for fashion.

At LISOF, we offer a range of degrees and diplomas that offer you exciting pathways into the world of fashion. Our courses pave the way into the field of local fashion writing as well as preparing one for extraordinary opportunities within the global fashion arena.

Fashion media students at LISOF are armed with a slick set of professional media-related skills that set them apart. LISOF was the first college in South Africa to introduce Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce and Honours degrees in Fashion. There are also Diplomas and Higher Certificates in Fashion available; as well as numerous short courses.

Fashion Media subjects at LISOF include:

Marketing and Brand Management
Fashion Theory
Visual Merchandising
Historical Fashion Studies
Fashion Writing And Analysis
Trend Analysis
Computer Literacy and Design
Fashion Photography

So, whether you see yourself as the next Anna Wintour or Olivier Zahm, the LISOF Fashion Media qualification will equip you with the skills necessary to forge a fulfilling career in the glamorous and fast-paced world of international fashion.


> The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with endorsement

> If you are at least 22 years of age, have a National Senior Certificate and have suitable work experience – you may be considered for RPL
> If you have completed parts of the learning programme at another registered and accredited higher education institution, or in an aligned discipline, and wish to be considered for partial exemption from the learning programme courses or modules
> AND you need to write the LISOF BA Fashion Assessment Test (free)


LISOF and its full-time degrees and diplomas in fashion are accredited by the Council on Higher Education. LISOF’s full-time programmes are registered on the South African Qualifications Authority’s (SAQA) National Qualifications Framework (NQF). LISOF is registered with the Department of Education as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Registration Certificate No. 2002/HE07/002).


3 Years Full Time Degree / Diploma

Available at LISOF Blairgowrie and Hatfield campus

2 – 3 week Experiential Learning during 3rd year

For the Fees overview and to book your assessment test please contact us: