48 months
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15000 GBP/year
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About

This BA Fashion and Textile Design (Hons) course offered at the Robert Gordon University provides an extensive understanding of the creative, critical and technical skills related to your chosen specialism within Fashion and Textile Design. 

Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the BA Fashion and Textile Design (Hons) you will learn to combine traditional craft skills with digital technology, with a focus on research methods, visualisation including CAD, design process, critical and contextual studies, marketing and professional studies. 

You are encouraged to express a personal design signature whilst responding to a range of studio and workshop-based live projects. You will design for niche markets or in partnership with industry, providing a very ‘real’ experience of how the role of the designer impacts on and responds to the consumer.

You are encouraged to develop your own pathway within the specialism and to acquire the skills necessary to pursue a career within today’s dynamic fashion and textile professions.

Job Prospects

Our graduates are creative and passionate about fashion and textiles. Career opportunities include fashion and textiles design within industry, self-employed designer-maker and related fashion and textiles opportunities in marketing, buying and promotion. Recent graduate employment destinations include: freelance designer, designer-maker, studio textile designer, CAD designer, knitwear designer, accessories designer, buyer, colour forecasting/predictions.

A number of our graduates have established their own design companies such as Donna Wilson, Dreamland Clothing, Emma McDowall and Dead Sleekit.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drawing & Visualisation
  • Creative Principles & Methods
  • Contextual And Critical Studies
  • Drawing & Visualisation
  • Core Design Studies
  • Contextual And Critical Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBC to include Art & Design (or a creative design and/or technology subject e.g.Fashion and Textile Technology) and English (or a written subject requiring the use of English)
  • GCE A Level: BC to include Art & Design (or a creative design and/or technology subject e.g. Fashion and Textiles, Design and Textiles) and English (or a written subject requiring the use of English).
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H3H3H3 to include Art (or a creative design and/or technology subject e.g. Fashion and Textile Technology, Design and Technology) and English (or a written subject requiring the use of English)
  • IB Diploma: 24 to include Higher Level Visual Arts and English (or a written subject requiring the use of English e.g. Modern Studies, History).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.

Rest of UK and EU Students

  • £6,750 per academic year

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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