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University of Kent

93 rd
Young University Rankings 2015
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, United Kingdom

Fashion and Textiles

This course will give you the opportunity to study practical skill and theory of fashion and textile design through a series of workshops, lectures and seminars. Year one includes projects working with industry designers in fashion, textiles and textiles for interiors. You will be supported to complete a period of work placement. Year two includes specialising in fashion or textiles to design and produce a final collection. You will be supported to create a professional portfolio and exhibit your work at the end of year fashion show and /or exhibition. Subjects studied include: Drawing and surface pattern, Textile materials, techniques & concepts, Pattern cutting & garment construction, Computer aided design, Work-based placement, Research and critical studies, Textile and fashion design and realisation, Exhibiting work and portfolio development. Assessment is continual via assignments, course work, work-based learning, presentation and exhibition.

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    West Kent College - Tonbridge,Tonbridge