In the Textile Design course from Norwich University of the Arts you’ll work at the forefront of the discipline, embracing the latest digital and technological advancements while developing a clear understanding of the market and the commercial potential of your work.
Hone your textile design skills
You’ll be encouraged to push your imagination and stretch the boundaries of the discipline through creative use of materials, processes and concepts.
Course tutors and workshop technicians teaching on this postgraduate course are also practitioners, with extensive and diverse experience in areas including digital textile production, CAD for repeat design, laser cutting, illustration, dye and weave. The breadth and depth of their knowledge will benefit you as you experiment and develop your practice through exhibitions and national competitions.
Debate current issues and hear from industry experts
Tutorials and practice-based projects are designed to encourage debate and reflection on the environmental, ethical and social impact of textile design.
Guest speakers from industry will support your professional development and give you greater understanding of the range of pathways for practising designers in a rapidly evolving sector.
Graduates work in a broad range of careers including
- Textile Designer
- Textile for Fashion Design
- Interior Design
- Print Design
- Product Design
- Materials Production
- Further/Higher Education
- PhD Study
Programme StructureWhat you'll study:
- Research into practice: Understand practice-based research methods and engage in critical research around your practice. This unit will help you combine your practice with academic research.
- Award Specific Units: Each course features two units where subject specialist issues are explored, promoting the acquisition of new knowledge and skills.
- Self-negotiated unit: Design and conduct an independent project within a given timescale. This unit will help prepare you for the Masters Project and encourages you to engage with creative industries and practitioners while you experiment and try new ways of working.
- Masters project: You’ll undertake a major independent project specific to your course and chosen specialism. The Masters degree culminates in a public exhibition of work in the final September of study.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesDesign Fashion, Textiles and Luxury Goods Fashion Design View 528 other Masters in Design in United Kingdom
- Entrants should normally have achieved a BA (Hons) / BSc Degree of 2:1 or above (or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study.
- Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline may also be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work in support of their application.
- The offer of entry onto a Masters Degree (MA) is based on an expectation that you have the potential to fulfil the aims of the course of study and achieve the standard required to successfully complete the award.
International15900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Norwich
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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