|Study location||United Kingdom, Rochester|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
For this course we will require you to attend an Applicant Day and bring your portfolio for assessment. When producing your portfolio, make sure you demonstrate a strong affinity for materials and the application of pattern and colour to a variety of media, supported by a creative approach to drawing and clear evidence of an interest in the historical and contemporary elements that shape and influence the fashion industry. Further information on how to compile a portfolio and the specific requirements for examples of work to be included will be provided on the Applicant Portal after you apply.
Based in an open studio environment with your own personal space, our innovative BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles course offers you the freedom to explore print through a wide range of design-led projects.
You can combine traditional, hand-crafted textile techniques with the latest digital technology, working in our well-equipped print room and digital textiles lab.
You’ll develop the visual, creative and practical skills you need to work in contemporary practice, where your printed designs could be realised as anything from a catwalk collection, fabric design or accessories, through to fashion-led interiors.
From business acumen to self-promotion, you’ll learn how to make a name for yourself in the industry, find work, and graduate with a deep understanding of the business of fashion.
With our experienced staff, we’ll train you to achieve professional standards.
You’ll have the chance to work on live industry projects with big brand names, as well exhibit your work at shows such as Graduate Fashion Week and the New Designers Exhibition.
Our professional links range from Alexander McQueen and Peter Pilotto, to Material Lab and Westcott Studios.
For a successful career in today’s fashion textiles industry, designers need to be highly creative, cutting-edge and adaptable.
Our fashion and textiles courses are ranked sixth in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2018.
With our specialist digital textile lab that has four fabric printers, you’ll have access to high-quality print for a wide variety of fabrics including cottons, silks, wools, synthetics and leathers.
The textiles print room has a dye lab, screen-printing tables, screen separation and preparation, fabric processing and cloth-dying equipment.
Our pattern and production workshops are equipped with pattern cutting tables, industrial sewing machines and embroidery machines.
Our graduates have gone on to secure positions at many fashion and textile brands such as Jimmy Choo, Monsoon, Debenhams and House of Fraser, working in many key areas including textile design for clothes, CAD design for printed textiles, interior and exterior print applications, design forecasting, fabrics and print products.
This course has change title for 2019 entry. If you are interested in studying it for 2018 entry please see the BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: Print course page.
Graduates from this course have secured positions at many fashion and textile companies – just a few of them include:
House of Fraser.
Key areas of graduate work include:
Textile design for clothes
CAD design for printed textiles
Fabrics and print products
Interiors and exterior print applications
Freelance design or research
Entrepreneurship and artists- in-residence.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.