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Fashion and Textile Design

Nottingham Trent University

24 months
7925 GBP/year
4400 GBP/year
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This specialist, flexible part-time Fashion and Textile Design course from Nottingham Trent University provides the opportunity for you to explore and develop your own specialism within Fashion, Textiles or Knitwear Design. At the start of the course you will devise an individual project which can be commercial or conceptual in its focus. 


Key features

  • Study on a part-time basis, and complete modules sequentially or independently (depending on your current qualifications).
  • Benefit from lectures by researchers and visiting designers working in industry such as Jo Cope, Simeon Farrar, Professor Jane Harris, Moxham, Karen Nicol, and Christopher Raeburn.
  • Work with fellow students, practitioners and academic staff from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Have the opportunity to join a European study visit to Antwerp and Paris.
  • Take advantage of our extensive links with industry.
  • Be selected to exhibit your work at New Designers in London.

Careers and employability

This Fashion and Textile Design course from Nottingham Trent University leads to a wide range of career opportunities including commercial or independent fashion, textile or knitwear designer, maker or artist.

Other industry-related roles include buyer, merchandiser, production manager, trend forecaster, and styling for fashion and knitwear companies and brands.

You could also use this course to support a career in teaching, lecturing, journalism and progression to MPhil or PhD study.

Recent graduates have set up their own successful businesses, and work within the fashion and textile design sector and wider creative industries. 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 and Textile Design
  • Advanced Art and Design Research

Teaching and learning experiences will include:

  • lectures
  • tutorials
  • seminars
  • inductions
  • workshops
  • live projects
  • study visits
  • self-directed research
  • independent studio practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 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.


180 alternative credits


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

    7925 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7925 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4400 GBP per year during 24 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.


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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