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Surface Pattern & Textiles

1 Year
September 2023
Campus Taught

Our MA Surface Pattern and Textiles (with optional Professional Placement) course will challenge you to experiment and innovate, and prepare yourself for a successful future career.

Why study with us

  • Victoria Building is home to our Design MA courses, providing a creative community for our students. Regular shows and exhibitions are an integral part of our culture.
  • We are a member of the British Fashion Council Colleges Council. They represent the leading fashion departments in universities and colleges throughout the UK.
  • You’ll benefit from a programme of guest lecturers and visits to exhibitions, workshops and manufacturers, giving you plenty of inspiration and top advice from industry professionals.

Degree Show 2023

Discover the award-winning creative work produced by our postgraduate Surface Pattern and Textiles students. The degree show features work in a range of mediums by students from the School of Arts & Media.

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What you'll do

  • You’ll have access to our fantastic textile and other workshops, with supervision and support from specialist technicians.
  • You’ll have opportunities to join educational visits overseas. Recent trips have included Granada (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal) and Vienna (Austria).
  • At the end of the course you’ll get to showcase your final body of work at a public exhibition and network with industry professionals.

Module overview

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Visit us this autumn

Discover our facilities, explore campus and talk to academic staff and students about the courses you want to study at one of our autumn Open Days.

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  • We are delighted to announce our British Fashion Council membership. Founded in 1993 to create an interface between education and industry, the BFC Colleges Council represents the leading fashion departments in universities and colleges throughout the UK. This membership enriches our student’s experience and creates additional industry opportunities though an annual programme of events and high profile competitions. The British Fashion Council joined forces with the Saturday Clubs Trust to support our Fashion & Business Saturday Club and we have been fortunate to have secured many high-profile Saturday Club Masterclasses through our BFC connection.

Academic expertise

Future careers

The aim of this course is to develop you into a professional practitioner. Our graduates go onto a range of jobs and careers. Many choose to set up their own businesses (such as Georgia Wilkinson, who has her own brand of interior textiles and products).

Fees and funding

Full-time£8,400 per year
Part-time£933 per 20 credits
Full-time£15,500 per year
Full-time£9,000 per year
Part-time£1,000 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Arts and Media

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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