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Cleveland College of Art and Design

Contemporary Textile Products

UCAS Code: W791

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Pass Access to HE Diploma

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM

Pass Foundation Diploma

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

This distinctive textiles degree will allow you to establish your own creative identity in the design, creation, construction and presentation of textile products for the contemporary market while supporting and guiding you with relevant industry contacts and experience. Individual studio bays allow you to create an inspirational working environment.This is a unique textile degree course. This degree provides a fusion of designer-maker skills. Students have a competitive edge in the world of contemporary textile products.Alongside live projects and experience with current practitioners, you have the opportunity to explore specialist areas such as:Embroidery, embellishment and fabric manipulationScreen printing techniques2D and 3D DrawingConstructing 3D productsCostingCreating your own unique brandDesign and production of packaging and marketing materialsMarket awarenessTo make you incredibly employable students are encouraged to engage as professionals from the very start of the degree. Students participate in a wide range of professional practice and employability opportunities, such as:Competitions, awards and sponsorshipsEducational visits in the UK and abroadExhibiting work at prestigious exhibitions and trade shows, e.g. New Designers, LondonVisiting speakers from industry to inspire and provide networking opportunities

Modules

In your first year (Level Four) you will explore: • 2D & 3D drawing techniques and media applications • Screen production and workshop skills • Printed textile techniques • Embroidery and embellishment techniques • The design process for making • Construction skills • Industry structures/career options • Design theories and critical analysis In your second year (Level Five) you will develop: • The design and production of contemporary textile products • Professional skills through working with industry on linked assignments • Research, analysis and problem-solving skills • Commercial links within trade shows and work experience opportunities In your third year (Level Six) you will produce: • A Final Major project • A portfolio appropriate to your chosen career • An exhibition • Dissertation • Professional, marketing and promotional materials

Assessment methods

In course assessment. Each module is assessed upon completion and given a percentage mark.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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