University of the Arts London: Textile Design
|Institution||University of the Arts London View institution profile|
|Department||Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London|
|Telephone||020 7514 7751|
MA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts explores creative approaches to sustainable textiles and surface design.
A key feature of the course at Chelsea is the focus on the debate around environmental issues and the designer's role and responsibility in relation to these. We will encourage you to look at the selecting of raw materials, the impact of production and the product life cycle.
**What you can expect:**
• A studio-based, practice-led course.
• Opportunities for developing and collaborating on pioneering work within the textile industry
• Study to be underpinned by a supportive theoretical framework
• Instruction in professional contemporary practice
• Focus and debate on environmental issues. This will include looking at the designer’s role in acting responsibly to these
• To develop through individual and group tutorials, workshops and online resources
• Talks designed to introduce you to a range of visiting artists, designers and other practitioners
• To have access to Chelsea's shared workshops. These include ceramics, casting, laser cutting, photography, an audio-visual editing suite, metal and woodwork
**About Chelsea College of Arts**
Chelsea College of Arts is one of London's most prestigious art and design colleges. The College offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in curating and collections, fine art, graphic design communication, textile design, product and furniture design, interior design, and interior & spatial design.
The College's small size and supportive atmosphere creates an exciting community of creative students and staff. You will learn the practical, theoretical and professional elements of your subject from our expert staff. Chelsea College of Arts is a place where experimentation, ideas and concepts are encouraged to develop.
The College's Grade ll listed Pimlico site, located in central London overlooks the Tate Britain and the River Thames. It has excellent workshops, extensive library facilities, a canteen and an onsite gallery, Chelsea Space.
The College’s alumni include Anish Kapoor, Steve McQueen, Haroon Mirza, Mariko Mori, Mike Nelson, Chris Ofili, James Richards, Mark Wallinger, Gillian Wearing and Tatty Devine co-founders, Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
An Honours degree or equivalent academic qualifications, a study proposal and portfolio of work. Alternative qualifications and experience will also be taken into consideration. IELTS level 6.5 or above if English is not the student's 1st language, with at least 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
|Location||Chelsea College of Arts|
16 John Islip Street
|EU||10890 GBP for Whole course|
|England||10890 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||10890 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||10890 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||10890 GBP for Whole course|
|International||19930 GBP for Whole course|
University of the Arts London
About University of the Arts London
University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings® for the second year in a row, and is Europe's largest specialist university for art and design.
UAL draws together six renowned Colleges, each with a long established, global reputation for producing outstanding work:
- Camberwell College of Arts
- Central Saint Martins
- Chelsea College of Arts
- London College of Communication
- London College of Fashion
- Wimbledon College of Arts
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