Taught course

Textile and Surface Design

Institution
Birmingham City University · School of Fashion and Textiles
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A good degree in textile design or equivalent qualification.

A digital portfolio is a required as part of your application. This should evidence competency in those skills relevant to the area of practice you would like to focus on for your MA study, for example fashion design and garment construction.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you already have experience in textile or surface design this course will allow you to develop your portfolio to a professional standard and, if you choose, develop a range of products on which to found your own business.

The choice of materials, processes and markets is up to you and you will have access to a wide range of workshop facilities. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other fashion and textile students. The course accepts students from other backgrounds too such as graphic design or fine art who want to reorientate their career.

Your learning will be focused on studio and workshop practice, featuring personal programmes of study and joint lectures and seminars. You’ll also enjoy specialist interpretations of art, craft and design supported by our highly experienced course team.

The course provides a forum to discuss and analyse the professional, commercial and cultural dimensions of textile and surface design in contemporary society.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,900 per year
International students
£16,300 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk