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UCAS CODE: WYC2

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**This programme gives you an introduction to a wide range of technologies and techniques for designing and making textiles for fashion, interiors and installation. You’ll be encouraged to experiment and generate your own ideas, exploring design to reveal your approach to tactile, structural, three-dimensional making.**- Evolve your visual language through expressive use of media, drawing and digital design and developing an understanding of consumer and art trends.- Gain work experience opportunities and internships, building a network of suppliers, agents and specialist events.- Work with design professionals who will nurture and develop you as a contemporary designer, with links to enterprise and industry.We value the fusion of traditional making with new technologies – from laser cutting and 3D printing through to tufted surfaces, embroidery and innovative fabric manipulation. Focusing on the development of material ideas and their application to many different kinds of outcomes, we help you refine your craft, making and textile manipulation skills.You’ll work in a truly multidisciplinary environment with product designers, photographers and fine artists across the college. Through access to diverse technologies and our encouragement of sophisticated, playful, innovative ideas, you’ll gain the knowledge needed to design and make for high-end, bespoke textiles. We support students visiting London Design Fair, the Design Museum and Dutch Design Week, fashion fabric shows in New York, and interiors shows such as Maison & Objet in Paris, where you’ll be introduced to the potential of contemporary textiles and their applications. Our £8 million development of studios and workshops offers you an inspirational space overlooking the city and the sea. You’ll have access to Fab Lab Plymouth, AVA software, Photoshop and Illustrator, knitting and digital embroidery machines, dye labs, digital and screen printing facilities, knitting machines, digital embroidery machines and tufting guns.Study with us and you’ll expand your critical approach alongside developing skills in research and analysis. Our academically robust and intellectually stimulating degree programmes are delivered by our team of academics, technical demonstrators and invited experts who together deliver excellence in learning, teaching and assessment. Our programmes encourage diversity in thinking and making - from practical applications through to reflective, analytical writing.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,800per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

Although many of our students do come in with top grades and high UCAS points, these aren’t necessarilyessential for entry. We typically ask for a minimum of 112 UCAS points, but we understand that talentedartists, designers and makers can have a wide range of relevant strengths and skills beyond formalqualifications. We’re just as interested in exploring your portfolio and discussing your creative experiences as we are in seeing your grades.

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University information

Plymouth College of Art

  • Campus address

    Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    131 59%

    41st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    80th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

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