Ranked in 4th in the UK for Fashion and Textiles (Guardian University League Tables 2019), NTU is internationally recognised for the quality of its creative, industry-ready graduates.
This exciting and renowned degree offers you full creative control over the design and creation of both fabric and garments.
Knit is a huge part of contemporary fashion. Most of our everyday garments are made of knitted fabric, including underwear, hosiery, jersey-wear and even swimwear. From fine sheer industrial knits to luxury chunky hand knits, the creative possibilities are endless for a knitwear designer. This degree explores the versatility of knitwear in a contemporary fashion context.
You'll develop sought-after skills in knitted fabric design innovation, garment shape development, construction and manufacture. Explore your creative ideas with the use of state-of-the-art digital equipment and processes alongside traditional hand techniques. These skills will allow you to produce highly creative and innovative pieces.Key features
Explore contemporary fashion and textile design, product development, and styling. Use of specialist state-of-the art digital equipment alongside traditional hand techniques.
This course has an excellent graduate employment rate, with 93% of graduates who complete a year-long placement in employment or further study within six months (DLHE survey 2016/17)
96% of students from the sandwich degree are satisfied with this course. (National Student Survey
Accredited by Creative Skillset, this course has an international reputation for excellence and strong links with industry.
Choose to take a year-long work placement, in the UK or abroad, and gain a certificate or diploma in professional / international practice, this opportunity often leads to offers of employment after graduation.
Get involved in competitions and live projects with industry with companies such as John Lewis, All Saints, and The Society of Dyers and Colourists.
Visit international trade fairs and exhibitions, such as Pitti Filati in Florence.
Apply for an international exchange to another institution, such as the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Exhibit your work in a catwalk show and static exhibition in your final year at our Degree Show in Nottingham.
Have the opportunity to showcase your work at Graduate Fashion Week and New Designers in London and through collaborations with organisations such as SPINEXPO and trend-prediction services such as WGSN.
Educational grants and sponsorship opportunities available through our industry partners.