Fashion Textiles - BA (Hons)

Are you driven by design innovation? Looking to put your creative vision at the heart of your future career? Our Fashion Textiles BA (Hons) course is the perfect route for you to explore and expand on your drawing and design concepts as you complete your own samples and products. You’ll find your modules are focused on developing and refining your practical skills in textile design and making.

Course details

Study fashion textiles for your undergraduate degree and you’ll graduate ready to take on a career in textile design for apparel. As a textile designer for fashion products you could find yourself creating and experimenting for fashion brands and houses, design studios, textile manufacturers or as an independent practitioner. This sector offers a very large and diverse field for creative work, bursting with exciting opportunities for talented graduates.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

When you join the School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Met you’ll become part of a rich learning community. Our students aren’t only encouraged to keep a finger on the pulse of the art and design world, but to stake their claims in driving these developments. We recognise each student as an individual creative person with their own unique vision and personality. We work to ensure they have the confidence and self-knowledge to enter the professional arena of textiles, with pride in their identity as a creative force. You’ll therefore find that once you join the course you’ll have generous access to workshops and equipment from across the School. Think ceramics, woodworking and silversmithing alongside your sewing, screenprinting and weaving facilities.

As well as ensuring your creative learning experience is as rich and exciting as possible, we also keep your future in mind, and work to ensure you graduate with relevant experience. All second and third year projects are delivered in collaboration with industry partners, ensuring an awareness of the diversity of employment directions, and all second and third year students have the option to take part in relevant fashion textile industry group trips. Destinations have previously included London, Bradford, Paris and Florence.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels in relevant subjects (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)

a portfolio review

English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

What the students say

The staff are excellent at providing the right amount of challenge and support and they are always available to help when you really need it.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
  • 3D Design Principles (core, 30 credits)
  • 3D Visual Research and Communication (core, 30 credits)
  • Critical & Contextual Studies 1 (3D) (core, 30 credits)
  • Workshop Practice (core, 30 credits)
  • 3D Design (core, 30 credits)
  • Critical & Contextual Studies 2 (3D) (core, 30 credits)
  • Design Resolution (core, 30 credits)
  • Materials, Technology and Markets (core, 30 credits)
  • 3D Project Design & Development (core, 30 credits)
  • Critical & Contextual Studies 3: Dissertation (3D) (core, 30 credits)
  • Major Project Realisation: Fashion Textiles (core, 30 credits)
  • World of Work (core, 30 credits)