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Fashion Knitwear Design

Nottingham Trent University

12 months
Duration
15850 GBP/year
8800 GBP/year
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About

The Fashion Knitwear Design course from Nottingham Trent University will encourage you to innovate through experimental research and practice to develop a forward-thinking and challenging approach to realise advances and new directions in fashion knitwear. 

Overview

Key features

  • Work in our outstanding knit facilities, with access to hand flat and power knitting machines, including Shima Seiki and Stoll
  • Have space to work in our dedicated postgraduate studio, alongside other MA Fashion, Textiles and Knitwear Design students
  • Benefit from the professional expertise of our academic staff, researchers and visiting designers such as Orsola de Castro, Juliana Sissons, Jo Cope, David Telfer, Moxham, and Christopher Raeburn
  • Work with fellow students, practitioners and academic staff from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Have the opportunity to visit London and join European study trips to Florence, Antwerp and Paris
  • Have the opportunity to apply for specialist bursaries including ‘The Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters’ and sponsorship of yarns through links with industry and individual networking opportunities
  • Be selected to exhibit at New Designers in London and have an opportunity to be selected for TexSelect (formerly Texprint)
  • Opt for an additional advanced research module if you’re thinking of progressing to PhD or Professional Doctorate study
  • Work with fellow students, practitioners and academic staff from different cultures and backgrounds

Careers and employability

This Fashion Knitwear Design course from Nottingham Trent University leads to a wide range of career opportunities including:

  • knitwear / knitted textiles designer
  • product developer
  • sourcing manager
  • technologist
  • buyer, merchandiser
  • production manager
  • trend forecasting
  • styling within companies and brands.

Some graduates also use this course to support careers in teaching, lecturing, journalism and progression to MPhil or PhD study.

Recent graduates have set up their own successful businesses, or work within related careers in the fashion and textile design sector. Others have returned to their previous job with a renewed focus and enhanced career prospects.

If you are interested in starting your own creative business, the University provides start-up training and support through The Hive, our centre for entrepreneurship and enterprise.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fashion Knitwear Design
  • Optional research module
  • Advanced Art and Design Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply for this course throughout the year, but we'd recommend that applications should be received by the end of July for entry in September.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.2 honours degree in a related subject.
  • Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and / or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Other requirements:
  • a creative portfolio.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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