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Textiles (including foundation year) BA (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Aldgate

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**Our Textiles (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year that will give you the chance to explore broader art subjects alongside textiles and textile design during a preparatory foundation year. It’s an ideal choice if you can’t meet the entry criteria for a standard three-year degree in textile design.Your foundation year will allow you to experiment with a wide range of media and approaches before going on to specialise in your subsequent years of study when you will study the same course content as students on our traditional three-year textiles course.**More about this course**You’ll begin your foundation year with small-scale studio and workshop projects that combine visual imagery and practical making before undertaking projects that focus more specifically on textiles later in the year.You’ll have the chance to explore woven, constructed and printed textiles alongside other textiles and fashion related processes such as fashion drawing, pattern designing and cutting, and photography.You’ll also attend a series of lectures and seminars that explore creative practice within historical, contemporary, conceptual and cultural contexts.As a creative practitioner, it is important to have regular opportunities to reflect on your work and gain feedback from others, so throughout your course you will present your work to fellow students and lecturers who will help you on your creative journey and provide vital artistic direction.There will also be opportunities to expose your work to the public during our annual summer exhibition at the end of year.By the end of your foundation year you’ll have produced a substantial portfolio of work and be well-equipped to study textiles at undergraduate level.Following your foundation year (year 0), you will study the same modules and content as students on our Textiles BA (Hons) degree.Should you decide during your foundation year that you’d rather specialise in a different area of art or design, we will provide you with the flexibility to do this.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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UCAS Points : 32

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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