Fashion and Textiles Design Diploma/MA

Postgraduate

In Currie

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Description

  • Typology

    Postgraduate

  • Location

    Currie (Scotland)

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Home Postgraduate study Fashion, Textiles and Design Fashion and Textiles DesignFashion and Textiles Design Diploma/MAHow to apply »DeliveryFull-time, Part-time, Per courseProgramme typeTaughtStudy locationScottish BordersEntry dateSeptemberOverviewProgramme contentEntry requirementsFees & scholarshipsOverviewOur taught postgraduate programme aims to develop advanced knowledge and practice through the exploration of concepts and contemporary topics in design, fashion and textiles. The MA in Fashion and Textile Design is focused on the development of practice-based studies informed by an in-depth study of design. The programme attracts students from an art and design background and results in a design collection that demonstrates an in-depth investigation of a clearly defined design concept that challenges established design practice and offers new insight. The programme content challenges traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, as well as creating the opportunity, through well-resourced workshops, to promote new approaches and processes in fashion and textiles. Students concentrate on an appropriate area of study to acquire knowledge and expertise in an area of fashion and textiles that is conducive to their individual project intentions. Staff knowledge and expertise span the full spectrum from design to manufacture, context to management, technology to creativity and practice to theory. The design of the programme also encourages inter-disciplinary projects reflecting the School's strategy of creative collaborations between subject areas to foster design innovation. Objectives Challenge traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, as well as creating the opportunity to promote new approaches and processes in fashion and textiles Provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies to meet the diverse demands of the fashion and textile industries Encourage, in inter-disciplinary projects,...

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Currie (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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Edinburgh Campus, Riccarton, EH14 4AS

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Subjects

  • IT
  • Design
  • Textiles
  • Fashion Textile
  • Management
  • Innovation
  • IT Management
  • Project
  • Technology
  • IT Development
  • Art
  • Staff
  • Art design
  • Textile Design
  • Skills and Training

Course programme

Overview

Our taught postgraduate programme aims to develop advanced knowledge and practice through the exploration of concepts and contemporary topics in design, fashion and textiles.

The MA in Fashion and Textile Design is focused on the development of practice-based studies informed by an in-depth study of design. The programme attracts students from an art and design background and results in a design collection that demonstrates an in-depth investigation of a clearly defined design concept that challenges established design practice and offers new insight.

The programme content challenges traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, as well as creating the opportunity, through well-resourced workshops, to promote new approaches and processes in fashion and textiles. Students concentrate on an appropriate area of study to acquire knowledge and expertise in an area of fashion and textiles that is conducive to their individual project intentions. Staff knowledge and expertise span the full spectrum from design to manufacture, context to management, technology to creativity and practice to theory.

The design of the programme also encourages inter-disciplinary projects reflecting the School's strategy of creative collaborations between subject areas to foster design innovation.

Objectives
  • Challenge traditional and contemporary uses of fashion and textiles, as well as creating the opportunity to promote new approaches and processes in fashion and textiles
  • Provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies to meet the diverse demands of the fashion and textile industries
  • Encourage, in inter-disciplinary projects, creative collaborations between subject areas to foster innovation
  • Develop an inter-disciplinary understanding of key issues relating to the design, management and innovation in fashion and textiles
  • Develop competent and confident professionals for the global fashion and textiles industries with an in-depth understanding of the creative process and its management in international and local contexts.
Programme duration

MA: 3 semesters, 12 months
PGDip: 2 semesters, 9 months

Additional information

Programme contentStudents negotiate with their supervisor to concentrate on an appropriate area of study to acquire knowledge and expertise in an area of fashion and textiles that supports their individual project intended outcome. The areas available across the School reflect the breadth of expertise relevant to fashion and textiles. Semester 1 Fashion and Textiles Practice and Expertise 1 Design Context Design project Design Technology and Innovation Semester 2 Fashion and Textiles Practice and Expertise 2 Research Methodologies Raw Materials Testing and...

Fashion and Textiles Design Diploma/MA

Price on request