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UCAS CODE: W231

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Shetland College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This honours degree builds on the reputation of the northern island communities for quality textiles. You will gain the technical skills and knowledge to produce innovative textiles, and the business skills to market them globally. This vibrant course aims to harness your talent and equip you with practical skills in a range of textile areas such as knit, weave, computer-aided design, and print. Professional practice will be integral to your training and there is a strong emphasis on contemporary design and awareness of market trends. Based at Shetland College UHI, you will have access to well-equipped modern studios and expert tuition from a team of practising artists and designers. Regular visits to local and national studios, firms and galleries are part of the course and you will also have the chance to work on live projects and attend textile trade fairs. Previous students have exhibited at New Designers Graduate Fair, Shetland International Textile Festival, and Wool Week. Study trips differ each year but have included visits to Premier Vision in Paris, Textile Museum in Tilburg, and Berlin Fashion Week.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,360per year

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Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : CC

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    83rd out of 86 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    78th

    5

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