|Study location||United Kingdom, City Centre Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£12,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
This should evidence competency in those skills relevant to the area of practice you would like to focus on for your MA study, for example fashion design and garment construction.
Applicant is required to submit a portfolio (this should evidence competency in those skills relevant to the area of practice you would like to focus on for your MA study, for example fashion design and garment construction).
If you already have experience in textile or surface design this course will allow you to develop your portfolio to a professional standard and, if you choose, develop a range of products on which to found your own business.
The choice of materials, processes and markets is up to you and you will have access to a wide range of workshop facilities. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other fashion and textile students. The course accepts students from other backgrounds too such as graphic design or fine art who want to reorientate their career.
Your learning will be focused on studio and workshop practice, featuring personal programmes of study and joint lectures and seminars.
You’ll also enjoy specialist interpretations of art, craft and design supported by our highly experienced course team.
The course provides a forum to discuss and analyse the professional, commercial and cultural dimensions of textile and surface design in contemporary society.
Based at our city centre Parkside campus, you will have access to a wide range of conventional and CAD facilities available in constructed and printed textiles, 3D prototyping, ceramics and glass, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with a faculty full of creative students.
Your learning environment will encourage you to become an adaptable, flexible and knowledgeable graduate, equipped to pursue a career in the textile and surface design field.
Our graduates are well prepared for a number of roles, including freelance and designer maker practices, designers, buyers, and industry managers.
Typical routes are textile designer, self-employment either as a freelancer or running own business, university or college lecturer, working in retail or buying. Many of our past students have started their own companies and labels.