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Textile Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
The Textile Design program at the Chelsea College of Art and Design wants you to take an experimental and creative approach to textile design. You will gain colour, design and materials knowledge within textile print, knit, stitch and weave.
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Overview

The Textile Design program at the Chelsea College of Art and Design states that through fashion, sustainability, interior and exterior design projects you will develop ideas and conceptual thinking. The course encourages a studio culture to develop alongside specialist textile workshops.

What you can expect

  • To explore a variety of textile areas. These include design for digital print, dyeing, knit, screen print, stitch and mixed media textiles. There is also digital embroidery and weave including digital Jacquard
  • To develop your visual research skills and idea generation for design
  • To gain and improve your technical skills
  • To have support from leading practitioners in textile design
  • A critical theory programme that helps you to consider your design practice within broad social, cultural, environmental and historical contexts
  • To gain vital commercial experience through live projects. In the past we have worked with Burberry, Chinese Design Centre, Gainsborough Silks, H&M, Indesign, Iberoamericano University (Mexico), Latitude Festival, Made.com, Marks & Spencer, Wallace Collection and trend forecasting company WGSN
  • The opportunity to apply to attend international trade fairs. Students have exhibited at Première Vision Designs, part of Première Vision, Paris
  • To be able to take part in an exchange to another institution. Students have been to Berlin, Borås, Kyoto, Paris, Stockholm and Tokyo. The course also has relationships with some American colleges. These include the Fashion Institute of Technology, Parsons the New School for Design and Rhode Island School of Design
  • To have access to course specific specialist facilities. There is a print and dye lab and digital print computer suite. We also have workshops for stitch, digital embroidery, knit and weave

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to study in Higher Education
  • Practice - Concept and process
  • Practice - Textile contexts
  • Theory - Key concepts
  • Expanded practice
  • Practice - Design and innovation
  • Professional communication
  • Theory - Contemporary contexts

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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General Requirements

  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • 2 A Levels at grade C or above
  • Merit, Pass, Pass (MPP) at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Pass at UAL Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Or equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19930 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

At the University of the Arts London, the annual tuition fee for 2013/14 is £9,000. You can apply for a loan to cover some or all of this amount. If you have previously attended a degree, FdA, HND or similar course your entitlement to help with tuition fees and any other support will be affected. More information can be found here but you may also need to contact a Student Adviser for advice.

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