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Fashion and Textiles Design MA

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Scottish Borders Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our Fashion and Textiles Design degree explores concepts and contemporary topics in design, fashion and textiles. The course aims to develop practice-based learning, informed by an in-depth study of design. It tends to attract students from an art and design background, looking to challenge established practice and offer new insights. Through well-resourced workshops the course also promotes new approaches and processes. You will be able to study an area of fashion and textiles that interests you. You’ll also be encouraged to work on inter-disciplinary projects, reflecting the School's strategy of creative collaborations between subject areas to foster design innovation. And, you’ll be supported by staff with knowledge that covers everything from design and manufacture through to technology and creativity. Objectives: Challenge traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, as well as creating the opportunity to promote new approaches and processes in fashion and textiles; Provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies to meet the diverse demands of the fashion and textile industries; Encourage, in inter-disciplinary projects, creative collaborations between subject areas to foster innovation; Develop an inter-disciplinary understanding of key issues relating to the design, management and innovation in fashion and textiles; Develop competent and confident professionals for the global fashion and textiles industries with an in-depth understanding of the creative process and its management in international and local contexts. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 15,400per year

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 86 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    156 70%

    16th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    79th

    2

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