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About

The Fashion and Textiles Design course 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.

Overview

In the Fashion and Textiles Design programme from Heriot-Watt University, 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 manufacture 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 inter-disciplinary 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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
First Class (recommended)

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A copy of your degree(s) certificates and relevant transcripts
  • A portfolio of past design work where appropriate
  • Proof of having being awarded a first degree(s)
  • Proof of your ability in the English language if this is not your mother tongue
  • Proof of how your tuition fee and personal maintenance costs are to be met
  • Two academic referees

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16184 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16184 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7776 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7776 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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