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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Aldgate

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**This Textiles BA course is full of creativity and energy. You’ll learn technical skills through exploring a variety of subject areas, including textile design for interiors and fashion and accessories. Throughout the course you'll have opportunities to produce collections of textiles, surface techniques and garments, all of which will be showcased in a professional setting in your final year.You’ll have numerous opportunities to enter local and international competitions. We offer opportunities to exhibit your work. Our previous students have undertaken work placements with, and some have even gone on to work for, Julien McDonald, Edward Crutchley, Mark Fast, Toogood, Mary Katrantzou, Alexander McQueen, ASOS, Timberland, The British Museum, Camira Fabrics, Toynbee Hall and Tissage hand made rugs.This course received a 94% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2020 – and a 99% score for the teaching on the course.**More about this course**Our expert team includes professional textile artists, practitioners and designers, as well as product designers in fashion and interiors who lecture and mentor you to support your learning.After undertaking workshops in print, weave, knit and mixed media you'll go on to pursue specific interests and material specialisation through both studio and contextual study.While experimenting with digital textile printing and laser cutting, as well as learning traditional techniques, you'll also have opportunities to take part in a number of additional workshops that include dyeing, rug making and computer-aided design (CAD) skills (Photoshop and Illustrator) and to collaborate with London Met students studying jewellery or fashion degrees across a wide range of projects.As you progress, you'll gain an understanding of commercial, ethical and industry standards as you undertake projects and work placements, develop professionalism and establish networks to further your career.We’re proud to have industry links and live projects with multinational companies such as Adidas, Gainsborough Silk Weaving Co, Edward Crutchly, Lyle & Scott, The Print Archivist, furniture retailers Heal’s and Ligne Roset, Thornback Peel and Tissage rugs.Successful graduate designers include Majeda Clarke, Vicky Cowin, Stephaine Witts, Lisa Bloomer and Claire Whelan.In the most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of all 2017 graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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Typical offer of grades BBC (112 UCAS points), one of which must be from a relevant subject.

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University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Meet people from a variety of different backgrounds, with students representing more than 120 nationalities studying at London Met.
Immerse yourself in the heart of the real London and study at a university surrounded by vibrant culture and history.
A supportive environment that helps you find work placements or part-time jobs, giving you the chance to gain hands-on industry experience while studying.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 87 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    111 50%

    73rd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51.0 51%

    66th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    17th

    13

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