COURSE OVERVIEW

Textiles for products is what we pride ourselves on creating. This course has been designed for students with creative flair and talent, who have a passion and interest in all areas of exploratory textiles, and are unsure of how to develop it further into a career in the wide range of creative textile & craft industries. This course offers you the opportunity to explore a wide range of career pathways including: • Textiles for products • Textiles for interior accessories • Textiles for costumes • Textiles for fashion accessories & jewellery • Textile art
With opportunities to use traditional & nontraditional textile media, such as paper, fabrics, metal, glass & ceramics for additional areas such as theatrical props, interior and fashion accessories, and handmade bespoke work. You will learn how to generate, develop and create contemporary ideas in response to challenging briefs and live assignments, You will gain invaluable knowledge and skills in how to become textile makers through exploration, in specialist studios and workshops, experiencing and combining a wide range of mixed media textile techniques, materials and equipment used within the art and design industries.
During your two years with us, you will receive an exciting broad experience and knowledge of 2D & 3D textile materials & processes in year 1, this then becomes individually and independently focused throughout year 2, and is designed to enhance and develop your chosen area of textiles and career specialism.

'I love the art here and the great vibes that the whole place gives off.'

SARAH HOWITT -PREVIOUS YEAR STUDENT

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

DURATION - 2 YEARS

A minimum of four GCSEs at C/4 or above including Maths and English at grade D/3, plus a portfolio of work.

Final grades will give the following maximum UCAS points score of:

STUDENT WORK

Textiles for Products is what we pride ourselves on creating.

STUDENT PROFILE

TILLY JONES

What do you enjoy most about your course?
I love that you can experiment with lots of different media.
What’s your favourite thing about The Northern School of Art? The staff here are great and really supportive.

What are your next steps? I want to go to the HE campus at Hartlepool to study BA (Hons) Costume Interpretation with Design.
What's surprised you about your time here? I didn’t know how much variety there would be, there’s a big of range of things we can explore and go into!

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