Surface Pattern and Textile Design BA (Hons)
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
International tuition: £14,000
Domestic tuition: £9,250
This Surface Pattern and Textile Design course is designed for students wishing to specialise as designers and creators, with a desire to enhance surfaces for fashion or interiors with innovative designs. Teaching programme includes hands-on practical workshops and demonstrations by tutors and specialist technicians. Individual and group tutorials take place in the studio, where self-assessment, critical analysis and reflective practice are encouraged. University has strong links with industry, providing exciting opportunities for work placements, ‘live’ industry projects, competitions and freelance work – and they often lead to offers of sponsorship, study visits and employment. You’ll have the chance to visit - and even exhibit – at various trade fairs. Additionally, in your final year, you’ll present your work to peers and employers at our Degree Show. You could even apply to exhibit at New Designers in London, where many of past students have enjoyed great success – securing commissions, press coverage and work placements.
This program can be done
Applicants with minimum one year of a Bachelor at a recognised institution, with an average score of at least 3.5 out of 5 may be considered for entryInternational Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with 28 points overall OR Successful completion of a relevant International Foundation Year from a recognised UK Institution IELTS score of 6.0, with 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening. All applicants are individually assessed via interview with portfolio.
Many of Surface Pattern and Textile Design graduates now work as designers for companies such as Accessorize, Hallmark, Mothercare and Design Works International in New York, creating products such as textiles, gift cards, ceramics, wallpaper and children’s clothing. Some have set up in business as freelancers, while other graduates have become stylists, buyers, trend forecasters, studio designers, lecturers and teachers.
Stoke-on-Trent , United Kingdom