*This course was previously named Fashion Textiles and Accessories BA (Hons), however following a revalidation in July 2017, the course was renamed to Fashion Textile Design BA (Hons)
Reasons to study Fashion Textile Design at DMU:
- Specialist practical course
developing your understanding of contemporary and innovative approaches to textiles and materials development for fashion.
- Fantastic facilities
including well-equipped workshops for print, knit, plastics, 3D and digital textile printing, metal, wood and leather.
- Hugely successful graduates
have gone on to postgraduate study here at DMU, and work at companies such as Vivienne Westwood, Ted Baker, and Jaguar Land Rover
- Professional practice
with portfolio skill support, CAD, digital promotion, CV writing and personal development planning.
- Strong fashion contextual knowledge
underpins the course by learning the fundamentals of pattern cutting, garment design, 3D prototyping and construction.
- International opportunity
through #DMUglobal where you will have the opportunity for a meaningful international experience
- The new Vijay Patel building
has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses - find out more
- Core workshop materials available at no cost
to our students along with some programme-specific workshop materials - find out more
- Cash awards of £150, £200 and £300
for students in years one, two and three respectively, towards materials and specialist printing*
This is a specialist course, providing opportunities for students to develop in-depth textile design expertise for the fashion industry. Investigating and providing new creative directions for fashion forward, luxury and innovative design approaches for fashion material culture. We aim to produce versatile fashion specialists through the courses’ philosophy of exploring and combining a broad range of practical skills. Allowing investigation of materials and technical approaches across print, stitch, embellishment and knit, as well as complimentary skills in CAD, design communication, and 3D product realisation.
A strong emphasis is placed on nurturing research, conceptual, creative and technical skills, coupled with the development of essential fashion skills such as pattern cutting, construction and fashion illustration. We aim to encourage you to become conversant in a broad fashion context, whilst honing your specialist textile design skills. The course encourages you to show a commitment to the practice of design that is forward thinking, innovative and original.
The course believes on creating an environment of choice, allowing you to determine your own creative direction. You will have the option to choose or mix technical specialisms, in many differing contexts, allowing you to direct your studies as appropriate to your style, context, technical skills and market focus.
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