HNC Textiles

Course Content

This hands-on course is aimed at creative individuals interested in textile design for the fashion and interiors industries, developing creative thinking, making and design skills through research, sketchbooks and practical work. 

You will study pattern cutting and garment construction to produce a fashion garment, stitched textiles, fashion and interior trends, design and developmental drawing with media exploration, screen-printing, sustainability, and digital imaging. You will learn about job roles within the industry, producing a strong portfolio for university or professional progression. The course also offers live projects, links to local companies, fashion shows and exhibition opportunities.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher/equivalent qualifications, preferred English and Art/Design or successful completion of a relevant SCQF level 6 course (and minimum 85% attendance). At the interview, a portfolio of work, such as drawings/designs/photography, is required. Mature applicants without formal qualifications will be considered on presentation of a strong portfolio. To progress into 2nd year of this course, learners must successfully complete all 1st year units and have satisfactory attendance, timekeeping and commitment. 

Method of Assessment

Continuous internal/external assessment with the focus on portfolio production and submission. 

Future Prospects

Learners can progress onto HND Textiles. Apprenticeship opportunities may be available within the course.   

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Art & Design

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page.
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