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Textile Design BDes (Hons)
Learn about textiles through hands-on experimentation and design thinking. You will explore the role of textiles within society and investigate areas such as the social and environmental impact of textiles, health and well-being, and inclusive design.
As part of a vibrant studio and workshop culture, you will develop skills in traditional textile processes like screen printing and knit and stitch, alongside more contemporary technologies like 3D printing and laser cutting. Through these mediums you will build and expand your knowledge of colour, structure, pattern, and form.
Dundee is a UNESCO City of Design and home to the V&A Dundee. The city has a rich textile history, and many of our graduates establish themselves in the surrounding area, as well as across the world.
Our students and graduates regularly win top awards through live industry briefs, international competitions and at the annual graduate showcase, New Designers.
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Level 2 entry
Higher / Advanced Higher, SQA
Advanced Higher at BB + Higher at BB
English language requirements
- Overall -6.0
- Reading - 6.0
- Listening - 5.5
- Speaking - 5.5
- Writing - 5.5
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Material Matters
- Change by Design
- Border Crossings
- The 21st Century Designer
- Partnerships Networks and Connections Part 1
- Partnerships Networks and Connections Part 2
- Design in Action
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.
- Scotland: £ 1,820 per year study
- Ukraine: £ 9,250 per year study
- England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £ 1,820 per year study
- International: £19,500 per year study
Many graduates have successful careers as textile designers in areas such as:
- automotive interiors
- trend forecasters
- art therapists
- textile conservation and design
- materials research
- technical innovation within companies
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