Based in an open studio environment with your own personal space, our innovative BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles course offers you the freedom to explore print through a wide range of design-led projects.
You can combine traditional, hand-crafted textile techniques with the latest digital technology, working in our well-equipped print room and digital textiles lab.
You’ll develop the visual, creative and practical skills you need to work in contemporary practice, where your printed designs could be realised as anything from a catwalk collection, fabric design or accessories, through to fashion-led interiors.
From business acumen to self-promotion, you'll learn how to make a name for yourself in the industry, find work, and graduate with a deep understanding of the business of fashion.
With our experienced staff, we’ll train you to achieve professional standards.
You’ll have the chance to work on live industry projects with big brand names, as well exhibit your work at shows such as Graduate Fashion Week and the New Designers Exhibition.
Our professional links range from Alexander McQueen and Peter Pilotto, to Material Lab and Westcott Studios.
For a successful career in today’s fashion textiles industry, designers need to be highly creative, cutting-edge and adaptable.
Our fashion and textiles courses are ranked sixth in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2018.
With our specialist digital textile lab that has four fabric printers, you’ll have access to high-quality print for a wide variety of fabrics including cottons, silks, wools, synthetics and leathers.
The textiles print room has a dye lab, screen-printing tables, screen separation and preparation, fabric processing and cloth-dying equipment.
Our pattern and production workshops are equipped with pattern cutting tables, industrial sewing machines and embroidery machines.
Our graduates have gone on to secure positions at many fashion and textile brands such as Jimmy Choo, Monsoon, Debenhams and House of Fraser, working in many key areas including textile design for clothes, CAD design for printed textiles, interior and exterior print applications, design forecasting, fabrics and print products.
This course has change title for 2019 entry. If you are interested in studying it for 2018 entry please see the BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: Print course page.