The Surface Pattern Design portfolio is all about a passion for the creation of exciting and innovative surface designs and structures. All Surface Pattern students share a fantastic studio space allowing a great platform for transferable influence and skill. We encourage a student’s individuality rather than enforce a house style. Drawing underpins our programme and is taught from the beginning to the end of the course. A rigorous and lively approach to design process is fostered. Live projects are built into the course, recent live projects have been undertaken with Toast, Tigerprint, M&S, Jayne Pierson, National Botanical Gardens of Wales, Mission Gallery, National Museum of Wales portfolio and Creative Bubble. Employability and enterprise are important and distinct elements of the course. Surface Pattern Design is well staffed with highly experienced designers, artists and lecturers delivering a finely tuned programme that is highly relevant to current creative industry practices. The modules are practice based, with a strong emphasis on employability and enterprise. This echoes the ethos of our undergraduate programme perfectly. The Fashion Object pathway aims to produce designers and makers who can create cutting- edge work to influence the way we look and feel, and who will have a dynamic impact on the fashion world. The MDes option allows students to leave with a postgraduate level course on completion of the fourth year.