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Printed and Constructed Textiles FdA

Newcastle College University Centre

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Are you looking for a specialist course focusing on design for printed and constructed textiles? Throughout this degree, you will develop your own creativity and learn about the history, culture and sustainability of the industry. This Foundation Degree will allow you to find and express your personal philosophy of textiles and surface design and develop your own signature style. You will build your skills in areas such as drawing and painting, CAD surface design, hand and machine embroidery and fabric manipulation. Learning from industry-experienced tutors, you will get the opportunity to work with local and national companies such as Moonpig, Ostroy and Vamos using a range of traditional and contemporary techniques. This textiles degree will provide you with opportunities to work creatively on live briefs and gain experience in industry. You will have the opportunity to work as a surface designer, completing source drawing and painting, CAD and develop freelance practice with employers; giving you a unique insight into the industry and equipping you with essential work-ready skills. You may decide to progress from this degree onto the BA (Hons) Creative and Enterprise (Top-Up) or alternatively gain employment as a freelance designer or work in an in-house design studio.

Application deadline

15 January

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Entry requirements

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A level :

A minimum of 48 - 64 UCAS Tariff Points at A-level, BTEC QCF Subsidiary, 90 Credit, National or Extended Diploma; Pass in Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art and Design).


University information

Newcastle College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA, England

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