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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Docklands Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • 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.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • 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.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER

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 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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University information

University of East London

  • University League Table

    116th

  • Campus address

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

Modules designed to address the demands of the market help students stand out, with industry placement options to supplement students’ learning.
One of the very few universities with on-campus accommodation in London, helping students make friends and settle in.
East London has plenty to offer. Explore vintage markets and Westfield shopping centre, enjoy nightlife in Shoreditch or sports at the Olympic Park.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 86 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    97 43%

    83rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    79th

    12

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