COURSE OVERVIEW

Duration: 2 Years, Full-Time
Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs (9-4/A*-C) UCAS points up to 56 (depending on grade outcome) Campus: Middlesbrough

This course is for you if you are interested in a career in textile design. This gives you the opportunity to express yourself through functional or decorative manipulation of materials and fabrics.
COURSE DETAILS
You will learn from the work of practicing textile and fashion designers, exploring textile specialisms such as print, knit, weave, macramé, embroidery, embellishment, fabric manipulation and moulage. You can then develop these techniques into either textile installation or constructed textiles product outcome. Tutors are fully qualified practitioners and will help you to experiment with textile techniques. Each assignment theme is open to allow each individual student to develop a unique and personal response to each project with a textile outcome. You will work in a professional studio environment where you will discover how to produce both exciting and innovative design work. On successful completion of an A-Level programme of study, you will have the skills and qualifications needed to progress onto a wide range of courses at foundation diploma or degree level or go directly into industry employment.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

YEARS COURSE DURATION

A MINIMUM OF FIVE GCSES AT A*-B/9-5 INCLUDING MATHS AND ENGLISH AT MINIMUM C/4 GRADE PLUS A PORTFOLIO OF ARTWORK AND EVIDENCE OF WRITTEN WORK

MAXIMUM UCAS POINTS SCORE FOR FINAL GRADES

STUDENT PROFILE

OLIVIA WILSON What do you enjoy most about your course? I love the fact that I am able to explore lots of different media and techniques. What’s your favourite thing about The Northern School of Art? My favourite thing is that everyone can express themselves freely and we are encouraged to be individual and different. What are your next steps? After college, I am going to the Higher Education campus to study Textiles and Surface Design. What's surprised you about your time here? I didn’t know how to transform my work into prints.

APPLY ONLINE

DOWNLOAD THE COURSE DETAILS

NOT SURE WHICH COURSE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

COURSE NEWS

Graduate’s hand-made crayon business in line for top award

Nov 23 2020
A business set up by a costume design graduate from The Northern School of Art has been nominated in a new category o...
READ MORE

Patrick Grant @ The Northern Art

Nov 18 2020
The Northern School of Art are hosting a series of live talks and are thrilled to welcome renowned designer, Patrick ...
READ MORE

Passion for sustainable fashion at heart of former student’s new brand

Nov 17 2020
Independent fashion designer and former student on The Northern School of Art‘s Foundation Diploma, Faye Joynes...
READ MORE

COURSE GUIDE AVAILABLE NOW