Sociology of Fashion

Module code: SY2083
Module co-ordinator: Dr Jerry Coulton

In this module you will investigate an area of your own choosing by compiling a portfolio of work on fashion, including magazines, retail, and the role of fashion/dress in your own life.

Topics covered

  • Sexual politics and fashion
  • Children's fashion
  • Politics, production, and the rise of celebrity culture
  • Designer wear


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 10 hours of tutorials
  • 5 hours of demonstration
  • 155 hours of guided independent study


  • Portfolio, 4,000 words (100%)