University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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.
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
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||120 - 96 points||Your portfolio of work is the most important part of your applications for this course. It’s not just about finished work, this is your opportunity to show us your thinking, ideas and abilities. We will assess it alongside your UCAS application.|
|A level||CCC - BBB|
|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||26 points||Must include at least three subjects at Higher Level.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||or equivalent combination of grades.|
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|