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Fashion Textile Design BA (Hons)




What will I learn?

On this specialist course, you will combine practical textile skills across print, stitch, embellishment and knit, with complementary fashion design skills in pattern cutting, construction, fashion illustration and digital portfolio promotion. You will have the freedom to determine your own creative direction to design and produce innovative and original textile products that have a clear fashion outcome.We will help you to become an adaptable and forward-thinking textile design specialist with an understanding of responsible and sustainable design. You will learn to enhance the value, luxury, and craft of our traditional practice by embracing the digital technologies that are shaping the future of the industry.**Key features:*** We are recognised as one of the country’s most sustainable fashion and textiles schools (Green Gown Awards, 2021) and one of the best fashion schools in the world for 2022 (CEOWORLD, 2022).* Combine and specialise in textile processes such as knit, print and mixed media alongside fashion design development and exploration. * 92% of students were satisfied overall with the course (National Student Survey, 2022).* Gain valuable work experience by undertaking a year-long placement. Past students have landed roles at Helen Lawrence, Tommy Hilfiger, G-Star and Disney.* Our graduates have gone on to work at established brands such as Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, Ted Baker, French Connection, Next and Adidas Makers Lab.* The award-winning Vijay Patel Building houses our cutting-edge facilities including workshops for print, knit, plastics, 3D and digital textile printing, metal, wood and leather. Industry-standard facilities will allow you to explore new creative directions for fashion-forward, luxury and innovative design outcomes.**If you are interested in advanced entry into Year 3 of this course, please visit the DMU website for the course details:** https://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/pre-edu-2030/fashion-textile-design-ba-degree/fashion-textile-design-ba-degree.aspx

Which department am I in?

Arts, Design and Humanities

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,250.00 (US$ 18,761) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

24 September 2023


Leicester Campus

The Gateway,



LE1 9BH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A levels should normally be taken in one sitting. We do not accept General Studies.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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