Fashion Textile Design BA (Hons)
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
International tuition: £13,250
Domestic tuition: £9,250
This is a specialist course, providing opportunities for students to develop in-depth textile design expertise for the fashion industry. Investigating and providing new creative directions for fashion forward, luxury and innovative design approaches for fashion material culture. DMU aim to produce versatile fashion specialists through the courses’ philosophy of exploring and combining a broad range of practical skills. Allowing investigation of materials and technical approaches across print, stitch, embellishment and knit, as well as complimentary skills in CAD, design communication, and 3D product realisation.
This program can be done
A good portfolio and normally: Art and Design Foundation or 112 points from at least 2 A ‘levels and including grade C in Art and Design or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM in an Art and Design related subject or International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points including Art and Design GCSEs - Five GCSEs grades A* - C (9-4) including English Language or Literature at grade C/4 or above. Access - Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit in Art and Design and GCSE English (Language or Literature) at grade C/4 or above. We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English at grade C/4 or above (if required as part of our standard requirement). If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent when you start the course is essential.
Graduates go on to careers in the textile and fashion industry, gaining employment in design agencies as freelance or in-house designers, developing their own businesses as bespoke designers or becoming high-end designer-makers. They also work for major UK fashion chains and design labels. The course has produced professional, multi-skilled graduates who have gone on to work at companies such as Calvin Klein, Vivienne Westwood, Ted Baker, Cambridge Satchel Co. and Jaguar Land Rover.