Taught course

Textiles - Contemporary Dialogues

University of Wales Trinity Saint David · School of Design and Applied Art

Entry requirements

Successful applicants normally hold a first or upper second class degree in an appropriate discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Research of contemporary issues, textile skills development and material investigation will be fundamental to your progress. Your individual practice will be developed through an engagement with critical and theoretical dialogue. You will be supported by lectures, seminars and tutorials with specialist staff and leading professionals within the field. We have an exceptional range of traditional and digital equipment and facilities, housed in spacious and purpose built workshops. Through these we encourage creative freedom, and facilitate new technological advances across a broad range of the art, craft and design of textiles

  • Traditional printing, dyeing and manipulation
  • Digital printing
  • Laser cutting, etching and engraving
  • Water jet cutting
  • Traditional and digital stitch
  • Construction techniques in hand and machine knitting
  • Metal work
  • Needlepunching
  • Video
  • Printmaking
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Dedicated AVA Textiles software

Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months

Course contact details

Catrin Webster
01792 481285