MA Textile Design

General

Read more about this programme on the school's website

Programme Description

Overview

You’ll work at the forefront of the discipline, embracing the latest digital and technological advancements while developing a clear understanding of the market and the commercial potential of your work.

Hone your textile design skills

You’ll be encouraged to push your imagination and stretch the boundaries of the discipline through the creative use of materials, processes and concepts.

Course tutors and workshop technicians teaching on this postgraduate course are also practitioners, with extensive and diverse experience in areas including digital textile production, CAD for repeat design, laser cutting, illustration, dye and weave. The breadth and depth of their knowledge will benefit you as you experiment and develop your practice through exhibitions and national competitions.

Debate current issues and hear from industry experts

Tutorials and practice-based projects are designed to encourage debate and reflection on the environmental, ethical and social impact of textile design.

Guest speakers from industry will support your professional development and give you a greater understanding of the range of pathways for practising designers in a rapidly evolving sector.

MA Degree Show

Discover the work of some of our postgraduate students in their MA Degree Show at Norwich University of the Arts.

Graduates work in a broad range of careers including:

  • Textile Designer
  • Textile for Fashion Design
  • Interior Design
  • Print Design
  • Illustration
  • Conservation
  • Product Design
  • Styling
  • Branding/Marketing
  • Materials Production
  • Further/Higher Education
  • PhD Study

Entry requirements

Entrants should normally have achieved a BA (Hons)/BSc Degree of 2:1 or above(or its equivalent), in a subject related to your proposed course of study.

Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline may also be considered for entry, subject to the submission of a satisfactory portfolio of art, design or media-related work in support of their application.

The offer of entry onto a Masters Degree (MA) is based on an expectation that you have the potential to fulfil the aims of the course of study and achieve the standard required to successfully complete the award.

Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) has established itself in arts, design and media education for over 170 years. But while our history can be traced back to 1845, our outlook is forward-thinking.

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) has established itself in arts, design and media education for over 170 years. But while our history can be traced back to 1845, our outlook is forward-thinking. Read Less