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Fashion Knitwear Design and Knitted Textiles BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    17-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This highly respected degree offers you full creative control over the design and creation of fabrics, garments and products for fashion or interiors. You will develop your creative potential through developing technical and design skills, including innovative digital knit processes that are in high demand in the fashion and textile industry.- Explore contemporary fashion and textile design, product development, and styling. Use of specialist state-of-the art digital equipment alongside traditional hand techniques.- Choose to take a year-long work placement, in the UK or abroad, and gain a certificate or diploma in professional / international practice, this opportunity often leads to offers of employment after graduation.- Get involved in competitions and live projects with industry with companies such as Next, John Smedley, Boden, Finisterre and The Society of Dyers and Colourists.- Visit international trade fairs and exhibitions, such as Pitti Filati in Florence.- Opportunity to apply for a European or international exchange to one of our partner institutions, such as Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Amsterdam Fashion Institute, and more.- Have the opportunity to showcase your work at Graduate Fashion Week and New Designers in London and through collaborations with organisations such as SPINEXPO and Pitti Filatti.- Educational grants and sponsorship opportunities available through our industry partners.- NTU are ranked 16th in the UK for Fashion and Textiles. (The Guardian University Guide 2021).- 100% of BA (Hons) Fashion Knitwear Design & Knitted Textiles SW students would recommend studying at NTU to others. (National Student Survey 2020)**Assessment**Assessment is predominantly through coursework. You will receive feedback throughout each module and will be awarded a grade for your work.**Employability**Recent year-long placements include: Burberry, Sophie Steller ,Marks & Spencer, Julian McDonald, Roksanda, South Ocean Yarns in China, Brilliant Global in Hong Kong, Hugo Boss in Switzerland, Rebecca Taylor and Li & Fung in New York.Graduates go into fields such as design, product development, styling and promotion and global sourcing. Recent graduate destinations include Hugo Boss, Nike, Calvin Klein, John Smedley, ASOS, Boden, Oasis, and Next.**Your space to create at NTU** We’re committed to helping you explore, expand and refine your craft, as you discover new creative horizons with some truly great tools, equipment and workspaces. Visit our facilities hub at **www.ntu.ac.uk/artfacilities** to find out more.**Our students’ work – ‘We Are Creatives’** Explore our online showcase ‘We Are Creatives’ - celebrating the work of the School of Art & Design students. You will find a sneak peak of some of our students’ work and gain a real insight into what it’s like to be part of the NTU creative community at **wearecreativesntu.art**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 86 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    144 64%

    23rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    28th

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