BA Fashion Textiles

There Fashion Textiles degree explores the design and realisation of innovative fashion textiles through print, knit, weave and embellishment. The course explores both fashion design construction and textile design construction using state-of-the-art facilities in our studios and workshops.

Why study BA Fashion Textiles at Middlesex University?

Exploring fashion awareness, silhouette, colour, illustration, portfolio presentation, pattern cutting and garment construction, our course equips you with advanced technical skills as well as encouraging you to discover your own creative identity.

Combining traditional methods with digital technology, you will learn the practical skills essential for a successful career in fashion, as so many of our brilliant graduates illustrate. We have a world-class reputation for nurturing talent and will also help you to develop a range of personal skills such as self-confidence, a willingness to challenge yourself, the ability to work with others, and the skills to discover and define your own design.

See examples of their students’ work in the Look Book

Course highlights:

  • You will explore the design and realisation of innovative textiles for fashion through print, knit, weave and embellishment, supported in each discipline by an expert tutor
  • You will learn practical skills using our state-of-the-art facilities in The Grove
  • You will take part in a six-week work experience placement in your second year during London Fashion Week, where you will be based full-time with the designer or practitioner of your choice
  • We have strong links with industry, run competitions with external bodies and organise guest lecturers from big industry names; previous lecturers have included Jonathan Saunders and Louise Gray
  • At the end of your degree you will exhibit your work at the Art and Design Degree Show, a great opportunity to show off your talents to creative industry employers
  • As a student of this course you’ll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Careers

What are the career options with a degree in Fashion Textiles?

Possible careers routes include fashion-textiles studio designer (for example textile print, knit or embellishment) and working in a variety of fashion contexts, including designing, making and collaborations with other designers. Other careers could include the performing arts – especially dance and theatre styling and branding.

Middlesex has strong links with art and design employers. Our industry partners give visiting lectures, and art and design agencies, organisations and other employers attend our final year degree show each year.

Graduates from the fashion courses at Middlesex include Richard Gray, Mark Fast, Thom Murphy and Julian Seaman.

What about work placements?

Work placements are proven to increase your success in the job market – as well as being a fantastic experience. We encourage as many students as possible to grasp this opportunity. A period of work experience of approximately six weeks is embedded in the degree in the middle of the second year. This is in the weeks leading up to London Fashion Week in February.

Graduate success

‘One to watch’ designer makes fashion debut in London Fashion Week

Kimberly Wyatt shows off student creations in front of thousands on stage

For more details about the course content and entry Requirements please visit Middlesex University London

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