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Fashion and Textiles Design

Heriot-Watt University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
14960 GBP/year
7168 GBP/year
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About

The Fashion and Textiles Design programme at Heriot-Watt University explores concepts and contemporary topics in design, fashion, and textiles.

Overview

The Fashion and Textiles Design programme at Heriot-Watt University aims to develop practice-based learning, informed by an in-depth study of design. It tends to attract students from an art and design background, looking to challenge established practice and offer new insights. Through well-resourced workshops, the course also promotes new approaches and processes.

You’ll be able to study an area of fashion and textiles that interests you. You’ll also be encouraged to work on inter-disciplinary projects, reflecting the School's strategy of creative collaborations between subject areas to foster design innovation. And, you’ll be supported by staff with knowledge that covers everything from design and manufactures through to technology and creativity.

Objectives

  • Challenge traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, as well as creating the opportunity to promote new approaches and processes in fashion and textiles
  • Provide students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to meet the diverse demands of the fashion and textile industries
  • Encourage, in inter-disciplinary projects, creative collaborations between subject areas to foster innovation
  • Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of key issues relating to the design, management, and innovation in fashion and textiles
  • Develop competent and confident professionals for the global fashion and textiles industries with an in-depth understanding of the creative process and its management in international and local contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fashion and Textiles Practice and Expertise 
  • Design Context
  • Design project
  • Design Technology and Innovation
  • Research Methodologies
  • Raw Materials Testing and Exploration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should hold a good (first or second class) Honours degree or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or Overseas University. 
  • In addition, work or project experience in a related company role will be taken into consideration as part of the application process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14960 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14960 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7168 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7168 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time fees:

Scotland / Non-UK EU: £3,584

England / Northern Ireland / Wales: £3,584

Overseas: £7,480

Funding

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