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Fashion (Textiles For Fashion) BA (Hons)

Fashion starts with textiles, and on this exciting programme, you will learn how to develop a wide range of textile applications to enhance your fashion collections. The broad range of facilities includes digital and screen printing, transfer print and laser cutting. You will also use applique and embroidery to embellish and enhance your garments, dyeing your own fabrics and yarns to create personalised colour combinations. Live projects and competitions will provide you with real time industry experience, and the range of careers available include the textile, accessories and garment design sectors for high street and high-end markets.


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W231 (W235 with Foundation Framework)
BA/PTex (BA/PTexFY with Foundation Framework)
Waterside Campus
Three years full-time, or four years full-time with Foundation Framework.

Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A level, DMM at BTEC or 112 UCAS points. In addition, applicants are expected to have studied an Art or Textiles related subject at A level, BTEC level 3 Diploma or equivalent qualification; or a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

Applicants are interviewed and are requested to provide a portfolio of their own work in Art and Design. Students with a relevant HND or Foundation Degree with a suitable profile of achievement may be admitted onto year two or three.

Foundation Study Framework entry requirements: Admission to the foundation programme is normally DEE at A level, MPP at BTEC or 64 UCAS points. However, we would also like to hear from you if you have professional or industry experience, a range of other qualifications, or self-developed subject knowledge that relates to the programme you wish to study.

If you are considering a change in career or if you are returning to education after time away, then we suggest you contact Admissions to book an advisory interview with the course leader so we can explore how best to support your study ambitions.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.