What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-Levels
112 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-Level or equivalent qualification
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers60%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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If you are interested in exploring and developing your skills in the creative areas of printing, embroidery weaving and knitting then this award-winning course is for you. 98% of students are satisifed with this course (National Student Survey 2017). Fashion and Textiles at NTU is ranked 5th in the UK in the university subject tables ( 2017 Guardian League Table). Being the the only course in the UK which is accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers you'll be supported by expert academic and technical staff to learn hand-crafting and digital techniques in our world-class facilities. These include hand looms and screen printing, through to industry-standard textile technology and full modernised studios and workshops. The course continues to develop strong links with industry and provides endless opportunities to enter live projects and compeititions, with companies like Next, Fat Face Romo and ANN INC. These competitions often result in students being offered internships, or graduate positions. The course is delivered in variety of ways including: briefings, lectures, seminars, presentations and study visits and you'll be assessed 100% by coursework. You’ll also have the exciting and unique opportunity to transfer to our BA (Hons) Fashion Knitwear Design and Knitted Textiles or BA (Hons) Fashion Accessory Design in Year Two. To enhance your employability, you’ll receive support to undertake informal work experience and internships and have the opportunity to apply for an exchange in Year Two to study at another university in Europe through our Erasmus+ scheme. During your university exchange, you’ll gain an international perspective through overseas visits to fashion and textiles events and by working with global companies. Study trips include visiting international trade shows such as Première Vision in Paris. This course will encourage you to undertake work experience alongside your studies and to work on live projects to gain good time-management skills and even the chance of employment after graduating. Recent students have gained valuable experience with companies such as Paul Smith, Julien Macdonald and Romo. You’ll exhibit your work in Year Three at our Degree Shows in Nottingham, and have the opportunity to exhibit at New Designers in London to members of different creative industries and you may get selected to showcase your designs at SPINEXPO in Shanghai, China. 100% of students go into employment or further study within six months of graduating (DHLE Survey 2015-16). Many of our recent graduates have secured exciting roles in the industry, such as a textile design assistant at Boden, fashion adviser at Mama & Papas, studio assistant at Nina Campbell and print assistant at Paul Smith.
Overall, there are five modules which are assessed; two in both Year One and Year Two with one module over the whole of your Final Year. Year One: These two year-long modules run side by side. * Fundamentals: Materials and Concept (100 credit points) - This module will introduce you to the different areas of the textile industry. You’ll examine the design fundamentals and explore principles such as colour and composition * Design, Culture and Context (20 credit points) - You’ll enhance your research, presentation and writing skills within this module. You’ll learn to think culturally and socially about your design decisions as well as the power that images, objects and materials has within visual and material culture. Year Two: * Directions: Market and Process (100 credit points) - You’ll become more aware of the international textile industry and learn to focus on different aspects of the design process. You’ll get to investigate areas of the industry such as interior and lifestyle trends, ethical fashion and trend tracking. * Design, Culture and Context 2 (20 credit points) - You’ll explore how commercial context affects design culture and the role which design takes in a trend-driven consumer culture. Final Year: * Resolutions: Practice and Context (120 credits) - This module allows you to focus on your career goals and to develop a portfolio which reflects your personal interests. You’ll get to build more on your CV by participating in competitions, trade fairs and live projects with well-known brand and you’ll undertake an individual research project in the form of a dissertation or visual product.
We have earned a reputation for outstanding graduate employability, excellent teaching standards, impressive student services, and a diverse but close-knit student community. Our main city site is ideally located in Nottingham's cosmopolitan centre. We can offer you excellent nightlife, a city bursting with culture, a lively students' union and reliable support throughout your studies.
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