COURSE OVERVIEW
Textiles for surface design and print is what we pride ourselves on creating. This UAL Extended Diploma Textiles for Surface Design & Print course is designed for students with creative flair and talent, who have a passion and interest in all areas of exploratory textiles and are unsure of how to develop it into a career. Our UAL Extended Diploma Textiles for Surface Design & Print at The Northern School of Art offers you the opportunity to explore a wide range of career pathways including: • Textiles and surface print for fashion & costume fabrics. • Textiles and surface design for wallpaper & interior fabrics. • Textiles for innovative surfaces. • Textile and surface design for gift wrap. • Textiles for print & illustration. • Textile art.
COURSE DETAILS
With opportunities to use traditional and nontraditional textile media - such as paper, fabrics, metal, glass and ceramics - our UAL Extended Diploma Textiles for Surface Design & Print course delivers an engaging and exciting experience. You will learn how to generate, develop and create contemporary ideas in response to challenging briefs and live assignments, Also, you'll gain invaluable knowledge and skills in how to become surface designers through exploration in specialist studios and workshops, experiencing and combining a wide range of mixed media textile techniques, materials and equipment used within the art and design industries. You will receive an exciting experience and broad knowledge of 2D and 3D textile materials and processes in year one. During year two, you will work more individually and independently in order to enhance and develop your chosen area of textiles and career specialism within the textile design and art industries. Successful completion of the UAL Extended Diploma Textiles for Surface Design & Print course gives the qualifications and skills required to progress onto a range of other degree courses, such as surface design, print, fashion, costume, textiles, and fine art among many others. Of course, students can go directly into employment, too.

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YEARS COURSE DURATION

A MINIMUM OF FOUR GCSES AT C/4 OR ABOVE INCLUDING MATHS AND ENGLISH AT GRADE D/3, PLUS A PORTFOLIO OF WORK. (IF YOU HAVE MATHS/ENGLISH AT GRADE D/3 YOU WOULD BE REQUIRED TO WORK TOWARDS THESE QUALIFICATIONS ALONGSIDE YOUR COURSE)

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STUDENT PROFILE

LAUREN ATKINSON What do you enjoy most about your course? I love that we learn about interior design as that’s what I want to go in to. What’s your favourite thing about The Northern School of Art? I love the atmosphere and the facilities. What are your next steps? I’m planning on going to Huddersfield University to study Textiles and then hopefully into a career in interiors. What's surprised you about your time here? I didn’t know how many different techniques we’d learn!

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