At UWL we blend both elements from a fashion and textile industry to develop career ready individuals, focuses on developing innovative independent thinkers within print, knit and fashion.
This course will help you develop your own design voice, as well as to build confidence in the presentation of ideas visually and verbally. We have strong links with industry, such as high profile guest speakers. Combined with the high-level technical skills and knowledge you will acquire, you will be equipped to compete in a global economy.
Why choose this course?
You will be guided through a range of workshops and lectures that build strong design principles; developing skills in:
- screen and digital print
- domestic and industrial knit/sewing machine skills
- pattern cutting
- fashion design
- fashion illustration
- material awareness
- fashion video production
- presentation skills
- designing for a market
- contextual and visual research.
Woven throughout the degree are approaches to developing an understanding of the impact the fashion and textiles industry has on the planet and its inhabitance, helping you on your way to becoming a future-relevant designer.
Career and study progression
As well as supporting an exciting career within the fashion and textile industry, the course prepares you for further postgraduate studies such as a Masters degree.
Career opportunities range from independent makers to those working for international organisations, as well as couture to high street.
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Fees for home and EU studentsMain fee£9,250
Fees for overseas studentsMain fee£11,500Find out if you are a home or overseas student.
Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.
You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.
We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:
- Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
- Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year.
Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.
Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.