The content and structure of the course supports you to explore, contextualise and deeply embed creative approaches to sustainable design into your research and practice. You will place yourself at the heart of debates around environmental and societal issues and the changing roles and responsibilities of the designer in relation to these.
The Textile Design degree at University of the Arts London (UAL) offers you an opportunity to explore a broad range of textile design contexts and possibilities in relation to your future ambition. You will look at how you can make a positive impact and help to shape the future of the industry through research and textile design practice.You will explore key strands of textiles such as:
- Circular design systems and product lifecycles
- Environmental processes and impacts of sourcing
- Production and use of materials
- Technical and scientific innovations
- Patterns of consumption and behavioural change
- New approaches to user-centred design
- Social impacts and ethical labour
- Community engagement and environmental issues
- Designer as activist
Careers and alumni
MA Textile Design graduates have gone on to careers as textiles practitioners and designer-makers either working with, or establishing their own, major and independent fashion labels.
Graduates have gone on to designing prints for Ralph Lauren in New York, working on sustainable craft design projects in India as well as in-house designer for Heritage Cashmere.
Other course alumni have gone on to freelance design work, interior product design or other industry related careers, while some go on to undertake further research.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Exploring and understanding research-led practice
- Contextualising research-led practice
- Realisation of research-led practice
- 15 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
The deadline has passed. However, this course will remain open until places have been filled. We recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
DisciplinesDesign Fashion, Textiles and Luxury Goods Fashion Design View 121 other Masters in Fashion Design in United Kingdom
The standard minimum entry requirements for this course are:
- BA (Hons) degree or equivalent academic qualifications
- Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration
- Personal statement
- Portfolio of work
Entry to this course will also be determined by the quality of your application, looking primarily at your portfolio of work and personal statement.
International23610 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23610 GBP per year during 15 months.
National11550 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11550 GBP per year during 15 months.
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.