The Northern School of Art

Course name : BA (Hons) Textiles & Surface Design
This exciting and innovative degree in BA (hons) Textiles & Surface Design at the Northern School of Art offers students exceptional studios, workshops and resources. Undergraduates on this textile design course will develop dynamic design and making skills to help support them gain employment or set up their own practices.

This is a well-established textile degree with more than twenty years’ experience. With knowledge, expertise and contacts; we have successfully placed students in internships and work placements with industry leaders. You will design for a range of textile and surface design product areas such as interiors, fashion, gift, stationary, table-top, fabrics and interior products. This textiles course also offers a range of skills transferable to a wide range of creative industries including teaching, community arts, buying, styling and visual merchandising.

With 96% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey, this degree has an exceptional reputation and you will be working with lecturers and technical demonstrators who continue to work successfully within different aspects of the industry. Using our specialist, well equipped studios and workshops, you will develop design and technical skills in screen-printing, dyeing, hand & machine embroidery, digital print design, laser-cutting, fabric manipulation and making skills whilst working on live briefs and collaborative projects.