Professional Design For Fashion And Textiles Diploma-MDes

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  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements Applicants should normally possess a First or Second Class Upper Division Degree, or an overseas qualification equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates should provide a portfolio of design work to show a high level of creative ability. Candidates should show a high standard of intellectual enquiry and commitment to fashion design, which will be evidenced primarily by their proposed programme of study and by verbal communication at their interview. Candidates who do not possess an appropriate honours degree qualification could be a design professional or a product development technologist who is able to demonstrate an ability within textiles or fashion and with an established reputation for their effective contribution to the industry. Candidates may also possess a degree qualification in another art or design discipline. At interview applicants will be expected to put forward proposals for their personal design project to be refined during terms 1 and 2. Overseas students are rquired to have a TOEFL score of 550 or 213 (computerised test), IELTS 6.5 or an acceptable equivalent..
  • Academic title
    Professional Design For Fashion And Textiles Diploma/MDes
  • Course description

    Full-time: PG Diploma 9 months (3 terms), MDes 12 months (4 terms).


    The global fashion and textile industry is reliant upon creative energies that can be channelled into the identification of particular brands in order to remain competitive in this demanding and dynamic industry.

    This innovative Postgraduate Degree is aimed at fashion and textile graduates who wish to develop these creative energies in a professional commercial context, to ensure the interplay of the creative design process with design, as an industry.

    The development of personal creative collections provides the basis for individuals to express creative abilities in a particular direction, for example:  knit, weave, print, fashion for women's wear or men's wear.

    Core Modules

        * Computer Aided Design and Manufacture
        * Design Technologies
        * Marketing
        * Masters Design Project

    Optional Modules

        * Pattern Experimentation
        * Fashion Design
        * Visual Research

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