HND Textiles - Year 1

Course Content

This hands-on course is aimed toward creative individuals who are interested in textile design for the fashion and interiors industries. Learners will develop creative thinking, making and design skills through research, sketchbook and practical work. Studies will include learning about pattern cutting and construction to produce a fashion garment, screen-printing, digital imaging, stitched textiles, fashion and interior trends, developmental and figure drawing. Individuals will learn about job roles within industry and produce a strong portfolio for university or professional progression. The course also offers live projects, links to local companies, fashion show & 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 interview: a portfolio of work is required such as drawings/designs/photography. 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 satisfactory attendance, timekeeping and commitment.

Method of Assessment

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

Future Prospects

Learners may apply to study at degree level on university courses such as textiles, fashion, interiors, costume design and fine art. Learners may also go directly in to creative industry employment in a variety of areas.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    24 Aug 2020

  • SCQF Level

    8

  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Art & Design

  • Course Fee

    £1,285
    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

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