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Textile Design (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

What's covered in the course?

We work with you during studio sessions in a variety of ways and you will be supported by a highly skilled technical team who manage the workshops and deliver technical demonstrations. Your timetables enable you to manage self-directed study resourcefully in relation to module deadlines.Textile Design (Hons) programme is offered at Birmingham City University.

With no house style we encourage you to embrace digital technology and traditional craft skills to enable your creativity, personal talents and professional awareness to be developed throughout the course in relation to career ambitions.

Our unique Next Step module prepares you and your graduate profile to bridge the gap between study and industry, whether as a designer maker, a trend Consultant, visual merchandiser, studio designer or in another relevant role.

On successful completion of the degree you will be awarded a BA (Hons) in Textile Design: Cross-Disciplinary Practice.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our graduates have taken up employment across the globe, working with leading companies such as Alexander McQueen, Liberty, Paperchase, Osborne & Little, John Lewis and many more.
  • Work alongside award-winning academics and practitioners, who have exhibited at leading design shows and will share their extensive experience to help you achieve your ambitions.
  • Belong in our creative community working with highly experienced academics and practitioners - award winners and exhibitors at leading design shows – who share their experiences to help you learn and achieve your ambitions.
  • Not only follow trends, but help to shape them as live briefs put you in touch with leaders in the field.
  • Benefit from our industry networks enabling you to work on exciting ‘extra-curricular’ projects, enabling you to grow your CV from your first year.
  • Study support, tutorial access and technical training exists throughout the modules, ready for you to access it when you need it.
  • The combination of workshop practice, exploring digital technology and traditional craft skills enables you to develop a personal and professionally relevant portfolio.

Enhancing your employability

Our BA (Hons) Textile Design degree is designed to ensure you have the skills, vision and creativity to appeal to a range of employers.

With strong understanding and skills in traditional and digital design, you will become adept at a number of textile processes, including print, embroidery, weave and knit. You’ll also gain a clear vision of where you fit in the industry in order to build a strong personal and professional portfolio, using promotional and marketing skills you’ll be prepared to take to future job roles.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Ideas For Design
  • Textile Processes
  • Textiles In Historical Context
  • Client and Colour
  • Textiles In Contemporary Practice
  • Professional Pathways
  • Entrepreneurship and Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • GCE A Level/ AS Level BBC at A-Level or 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A-Levels
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Pass overall with 60 credits, 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2. Must be in a relevant subject pathway

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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