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Birmingham City University: Textile and Surface Design
|Institution||Birmingham City University|
|Department||School of Fashion and Textiles|
|Telephone||0121 331 6295|
If you already have experience in textile or surface design this course will allow you to develop your portfolio to a professional standard and, if you choose, develop a range of products on which to found your own business.
The choice of materials, processes and markets is up to you and you will have access to a wide range of workshop facilities. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other fashion and textile students. The course accepts students from other backgrounds too such as graphic design or fine art who want to reorientate their career.
What's covered in the course?
Your learning will be focused on studio and workshop practice, featuring personal programmes of study and joint lectures and seminars.
You’ll also enjoy specialist interpretations of art, craft and design supported by our highly experienced course team.
The course provides a forum to discuss and analyse the professional, commercial and cultural dimensions of textile and surface design in contemporary society.
Based at our city centre Parkside campus, you will have access to a wide range of conventional and CAD facilities available in constructed and printed textiles, 3D prototyping, ceramics and glass, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with a faculty full of creative students.
Your learning environment will encourage you to become an adaptable, flexible and knowledgeable graduate, equipped to pursue a career in the textile and surface design field.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A good degree in textile design or equivalent qualification. A digital portfolio is a required as part of your application. This should evidence competency in those skills relevant to the area of practice you would like to focus on for your MA study, for example fashion design and garment construction.
|Location||City Centre Campuses|
1 Curzon Street
|England||7700 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||7700 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||7700 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||7700 GBP for Year 1|
|International||13200 GBP for Year 1|
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