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BSc Textile Design & Design Management (3 Years) - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
Selected entry requirements English language: Grade C or above in GCSE English language. Grade C or above in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency. IELTS average score of 6 with not less than 5.5 in any one component. Test of English as a Foreign language (TOEFL) minimum score of 550 (paper based); 213 (computer based). A level: Grades ABC. This should include Art or Art and Design at grade B or above. Unit grade information: The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will inform the consideration of applications. Unit grades will not normally form part of offer conditions, except for Mathematics programmes. GCSE: Minimum grade C in English Language, Science and Mathematics. Key Skills qualification: The University warmly welcomes applications from students studying the Key Skills qualification. However, as the opportunities to take these modules are not open to all applicants, currently this is not an essential requirement of the University. International baccalaureate: 32 points overall. This should include Art or Art and Design. Additional entry requirements Additional entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.
BSc Textile Design & Design Management
Course description Designers and design managers have crucial roles to play in providing the market place with the right designs at the right time and price. Awareness of technical, commercial, marketing and fashion aspects of the industry is essential. The course aims to develop creativity, self-reliance and motivation and is ideal for those who want a mix of arts and science subjects.
This programme has a strong emphasis on developing the multi-disciplinary skills that are necessary in today's competitive marketplace. You learn to transfer your creative ideas successfully into fabrics, using our extensive range of industrial equipment.
Studio-based design projects, fabric production lectures and labs form the core of the first two years. You will learn about the fundamental textile processes of fibre-to-yarn and yarn-to-fabric conversion as well as design management, design processes and Computer Aided Design.
The programme prepares you for a variety of careers. Graduates go into both the manufacturing and retail sectors of the textile and clothing industry as designers, design managers, selectors, buyers, stylists and producers. Companies that have recently employed our graduates include Gap, Next, Paul Smith, John Lewis, Matalan, and Bhs.