University of Brighton

Textiles with Business Studies University of Brighton Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

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Our textiles degree is a rare mix of creative exploration with integrated business studies, including a work placement. This combination of the artistic and the commercial gives us a great track record of producing successful graduates.

We will ensure that you become a versatile, professional textiles practitioner with a wealth of creative potential, as well as the entrepreneurial skills to start your own business or join an established company.

Experienced tutors and technical staff build your skills and confidence as an artist and designer, while also ensuring your work considers commercial potential with realistic outputs.

The placement year provides invaluable industry contacts, experience and job opportunities, and the course has a strong track record of graduates employed in prestigious fashion companies.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 introduces you to the three disciplines of knit, print and weave for fashion. You will then specialise in one area to fully explore and develop your skills in media and materials, textile design, construction and fabric realisation for fashion. In Year 2 design projects look at different fashion textiles market sectors. You will also build a body of design work and fabric samples to add to your portfolio. After your second year you can choose to spend a year in industry. During your final year you will produce a professional portfolio of design work, a dissertation and business plan.


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 W2NC
Institution code B72
Campus name Brighton
Campus code B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 points Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BBB–CCC (120–96 Tariff points), BTEC Extended Diploma DDM–MMM. Conditional offers typically fall within this range. We are looking for highly motivated & creative students. Your portfolio is mandatory & the most important part of your application. If your grades fall below the range stated, but you can evidence your thinking, ideas & abilities through a high-quality portfolio, we will still consider your application.
A level BBB - CCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - MMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3 of which 30 credits must be at Merit or above. Art and Design courses are preferred.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of English Language and Mathematics at grade C/4
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 or equivalent combination of grades.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. Or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Home or EU applicants placement years attract an annual fee of £1,230. Many of our courses include the option of a salaried placement year. Standard tuition fees for full-time international students starting in 2018 vary by course type : Classroom-based courses £12,900 per year. Non-classroom based (laboratory/workshop-based) courses £14,040 per year Placement year £2,000 per year. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder (brighton.ac.uk/courses). Mandatory requirements for your course are covered by the tuition fees. These include things such as health or criminal record checks, specialist materials and mandatory field trips. Optional field trips, accommodation and course materials are not included in the tuition fees and you will need to pay for these yourself. Please contact the school that delivers your course about possible extra costs before you apply. The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2018–19. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full- or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take.

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BN2 4AT


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