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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Aldgate

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • 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

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

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

University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

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

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 86 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    112 50%

    69th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    17th

    35

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