Heriot-Watt University: Fashion and Textiles Design

InstitutionHeriot-Watt University View institution profile
Department Textiles and Design
Web www.hw.ac.uk/postgrad
Email studywithus@hw.ac.uk
Telephone 0131 451 3729
Study type Taught

Summary

The course aims to develop practice-based learning, informed by an in-depth study of design. It tends to attract students from an art and design background, looking to challenge established practice and offer new insights. Through well-resourced workshops the course also promotes new approaches and processes.

You’ll be able to study an area of fashion and textiles that interests you. You’ll also be encouraged to work on inter-disciplinary projects, reflecting the School's strategy of creative collaborations between subject areas to foster design innovation. And you’ll be supported by staff with knowledge that covers everything from design and manufacture through to technology and creativity.

Objectives:

  • Challenge traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, as well as creating the opportunity to promote new approaches and processes in fashion and textiles

  • Provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies to meet the diverse demands of the fashion and textile industries

  • Encourage, in inter-disciplinary projects, creative collaborations between subject areas to foster innovation

  • Develop an inter-disciplinary understanding of key issues relating to the design, management and innovation in fashion and textiles

  • Develop competent and confident professionals for the global fashion and textiles industries with an in-depth understanding of the creative process and its management in international and local contexts.

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Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

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