New College, Swindon

Art and Design (Textiles) New College, Swindon Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

You will develop specialist techniques and processes in textile design in order to realise sophisticated design ideas to a professional standard. You will broaden your skills and understanding of constructed, printed and embroidered textiles through extensive exploration and experiment with media, materials, techniques, technologies and processes. Through live competitions, client briefs, entrepreneurship and live briefs you will also gain the appropriate skills required for effective employment.

You will have the opportunity to take part in visits abroad, external events and visits to museums/galleries when available. You are also advised to attend and visit as many exhibitions/trade shows as possible in their your time to support your studies.

On successful completion of the HND, depending on your grade, you may be able to complete a second or third ‘top-up’ year of a suitable degree. Alternatively, you will be well placed to pursue a career within the fashion and textiles industry.

Course details


Modules in year 1 include: Professional Development; Contextual Studies; Individual Project (External); Techniques and Practice; CAD (Computer Aided Design); Textiles Techniques; Fashion and Textiles Practices; Surface Design.

Modules in year 2 include: Professional Practice; Applied Practice Collaborative Project (External); Advanced Textile Studies; Material Selection and Specification; Creative Industries Placement; Trend Forecasting; Creative Entrepreneurship.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code NCH5
Institution code N34
Campus name Queens Drive Site
Campus code Q

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are unable to accept applications from international students as we do not have Tier 4 status.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points
A level BB Level 3 qualifications in a related area such as Textiles, Art and Design, Graphics, 3D/Product Design.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP Level 3 qualifications in a related area such as Textiles, Art and Design, Graphics, 3D/Product Design.
Access to HE Diploma YES 50-54%

Applicants will be required to bring a portfolio of work to interview.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,750 Year 1
Scotland £5,750 Year 1
Wales £5,750 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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New College, Swindon
New College Drive

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