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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Docklands Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course Summary

With an industry looking towards the future of textiles, we consider all aspects of theory and design that drive the innovation of textiles such as the political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal climate that will shape our students thinking towards being future pioneers of tomorrow’s world.

Textiles at UEL seeks to go beyond the surface of well used methods such as print and surface design and encourages our students to look towards the future with new and exciting digital processes and back again at the innovative fabrications of heritage crafts from the past. The course aims to provide you with a rich learning experience in applied textiles, which will focus on highly creative design solutions for fashion, interiors and the home.

You will have the opportunity to embrace fashion and textile futures, new materials and technical innovations in the production of innovative applied textiles across all mediums. In addition, sustainability and ethics are at the heart of all the modules you will study.


  • Application of ideas and concepts within the textiles process
  • Extension of visual vocabulary through research and observation
  • Demonstrate an awareness of cultural, economic, sustainable and ethical issues relating to the global textiles design industry.
  • Ideas and concept generation for textiles
  • Individual and collaborative responses to set textile projects
  • Critical thinking, reflection and evaluation of creative practice
  • Independent study skills
  • Experimentation and making appropriate use of materials and processes
  • Articulating ideas and concepts effectively
  • Developing visual research to reflect originality and innovation in textiles
  • Effective management and organisation of time
  • Presentations, individually and in groups
  • Acknowledgement of the work of others, both professionals and within peer group
  • Selection and evaluation of information from a wide variety of sources.


Career opportunities include:

  • Colour, Materials, Finish (CMF) Designer
  • Assistant Designer
  • Textiles Designer
  • Fashion Textiles Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Material and Sample Developer
  • Experiential Design Developer
  • Specialist Material Designer
  • Technical Director of Raw Material

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,320per year

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

University information

University of East London

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  • Campus address

    University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way, Newham, E16 2RD, England

One of the few universities in London with waterfront on-campus accommodation. Each student gets their en suite room with sunsets over Canary Wharf
Diversity – 150 different nationalities are represented on the University of East London campus.
Modules designed to give international students a unique competitive edge, with industry placement options to get a truly international experience.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 86 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    97 43%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%



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