This course will improve the pieces students make by studying everything from fashion to surface pattern decoration as well as all manner of printed, dyed, constructed, embroidered and woven textiles.
In your first year (Level Four) you will explore: • Drawing techniques and media applications • Embroidery and embellishment techniques • Industry structures/career options • Printed textile techniques • Repeat structures • Screen production and workshop skills • The design process for surface design • Design theories and critical analysis In your second year (Level Five) you will develop: • Commercial links within trade shows and work experience opportunities • Digital design applications for surface design • Professional skills through working with industry on linked assignments • Professional surface design collections for fashion, gift and interiors • Research, analysis and exploration skills In your third year (Level Six) you will produce: • A final project • A portfolio appropriate to your chosen career • Dissertation • Exhibition • Professional, personal marketing and promotional materials This degree is for you if you wish to have a career in: • Furnishing fabric design • Fashion fabric design • Freelance design • Gift Design • Styling and editorial work • Surface design for interior products such as table wear, flooring, tiles. • Teaching and lecturing • Textile Design • Trend forecasting • Wallpaper design • Community arts
A typical offer is 240 tariff points. We interview all applicants and through the interview process we attach considerable importance to your portfolio of work.
CHURCH SQUARE CAMPUS, Hartlepool, TS24 7EX
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