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BA (Hons)

Textile Design

3 Years
September 2022
Campus Taught

The BA (Hons) Textiles Design course has a vibrant hands-on approach. You'll explore a wide range of textile techniques and surface pattern design. With a strong emphasis on experimentation.

You'll experiment with techniques such as dye, weave, transfer printing, foiling, stitch and digital design. Interpreting them using unexpected technologies and materials. And you’ll create new designs that are at the forefront of textile design.

Our specialist, technician supported, facilities include; digital embroidery, digital fabric printing, laser cutting, rug tufting, intaglio and screen-printing.

We strongly encourage our students to find their niche. Helping them to develop into individual textile designers, artists and makers. We ensure that you have the skills you need to produce a professional portfolio to launch yourself onto your chosen career path.

Why study with us

  • Our Fashion courses are ranked in the Top 80 of the Best Fashion Schools in the World for 2020 (CEOWORLD Magazine).
  • Design Studies at the University of Central Lancashire is ranked top 20 in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021).
  • Fashion and Textiles at the University of Central Lancashire has again been ranked 2nd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2022).
Tufted collection of home accessories by textile student Mandy Bevington

Degree Show 2022

Discover the award-winning creative work produced by our undergraduate Textile Design students. The degree show features work in a range of mediums by students from the School of Arts & Media.

Access the Degree Show

Discover our Textile Design course

Textile Design Degree Show gallery01 / 05

What you'll do

  • We work with a variety of industry partners on ‘live’ project briefs to develop your professional skills. And for you to gain an understanding of the industry. You’ll get involved in work shadowing and placements during your second year.
  • You'll be encouraged to enter competitions during the course. Many students have gone on to achieve recognition and success in national design competitions.
  • You'll have the opportunity to go on research trips in the UK and internationally. These trips are a fundamental part of developing your inspiration for project briefs.

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.

Textile Design course facilities

Industry Links

  • When size? established links with higher education, one of the immediate goals of size? syllabus was to approach and get involved with the very best fashion and creative arts talent in the UK, so we were made up with the addition of UCLan, with officially one of the best fashion departments in the UK, to our size? syllabus programme. The main aim of the Syllabus is to impart industry level standards, learning and practice in a live brief format to students, who are then given the support and tools from size? to respond. At size? we want to unearth the next generation of creatives and by offering this platform in the form of size? Syllabus we believe students involved stand the best possible chance of making their way into the industry, able to utilise the invaluable learnings taught during their time answering the Syllabus briefs

BA (Hons) Textile Design - Hannah Brew's Experience

Future careers in Textile Design

This course is a great starting point for a career in surface pattern design, textile interior design or as a design maker or textile artist.

Our graduates have also gone on to work in printmaking, illustration and graphic design. As well as retail buying, teaching, museum conservation and trend forecasting.

Fees and Funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Full-time£13000 per year
Full-time£13000 per year
Full-time£9250 per year
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

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

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Arts and Media located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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